Note: Fellowships are based at the Brookings Institution India Center in New Delhi, India.
About Brookings India
The Brookings Institution India Center serves as a platform for cutting-edge, independent, policy-relevant research and analysis on the opportunities and challenges facing India and the world. Established in 2013, the Center is based in New Delhi
The Fellow is responsible for conducting independent research on one or more of Brookings India (BIIC) research areas including applied economics and public policy and must have a strong focus on India. Provides additional assistance to various other research projects in BIIC as appropriate.
PhD in Economics or a related discipline required. Minimum five years of research and writing experience required preferably in a non-profit, research, or academic environment. A record of applying quantitative research methods to real-world problems to identify practical and action-oriented solutions. Demonstrated ability to take a project to completion. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently within a small, closely-knit organization and to contribute to the development of new initiatives preferred. Familiarity with political theory, public and/or social policy.
Extensive experience working with research tools and databases; strong computer skills; ability to work independently; strong written and oral language skills required; diplomacy, maturity, discretion, initiative and excellent interpersonal skills. Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Outlook and PowerPoint.
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