The OECD is a global economic forum working with 34 member countries and more than 100 emerging and developing economies to make better policies for better lives. Its mission is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The Organization provides a unique forum in which governments work together to share experiences on what drives economic, social and environmental change, seeking solutions to common problems.
The Environment Directorate (ENV) is looking for an Environmental Economist with particular expertise in the interactions of trade and environmental policies. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Head of the Environment and Economy Integration (EEI) Division and will contribute to the Division’s work on trade and environment, as well as on other issues such as resource productivity, and environmental policy design and evaluation.
The Environmental Economist will perform the following functions;
- Study the linkages between environmental and economic policies, with particular focus on trade and environment policy interactions. Other topics may include resource productivity, and environmental policy design and evaluation. The exact topics covered will vary over time according to the Programme of Work defined by the Environment Policy Committee.
- Draft reports on selected environmental policy topics for consideration by Committees and Working Parties, or for publication
- Assist in developing the necessary analytical, empirical and data foundations to address the linkages between environmental and economic policies.