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Researcher in Quantitative Economics, Modelling and Econometrics

Posted on: 
Jul 13, 2012
Application Deadline: 
Sep 1, 2012

Type of position

Corporate, Senior




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Researcher in Quantitative Economics, Modelling and Econometrics


Our Fascination

TNO Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research is a leading, independent knowledge company. Our expertise and the research we do, provides an important contribution to the quality of work and life in our society. We support and encourage innovation in companies and organisations and thus contribute to the competitiveness of our economy. TNO employs over 4300 professionals.


Your Work area


You will work in the Economics group of our Strategy & Policy department that specializes in quantitative policy assessment at urban, regional, national and European levels in the areas of energy, environment, climate change and regional development. We use econometrics, input-output analysis, partial and general equilibrium, agent-based models and industrial organisation models as our major policy assessment tools.  


As a researcher you will focus on high-profile projects for important policy-makers such as the European Commission, the World Bank and various Dutch Ministries. You will translate the model results into well-written reports accessible to policy makers. You will also take part in the acquisition of projects through proposal writing. You can apply your knowledge, passion and competencies on topics that are visible and really matter in this challenging position.


TNO offers a two-year temporary position with the perspective of a permanent one upon the successful finalisation of the first two years of work.


Your Qualities


You have a PhD or Masters degree in Quantitative Economics or Econometrics and several years of experience with data work, econometrics and modelling. You have good mathematical and programming skills. You are familiar with software such as GAMS, MATLAB, EVIEWS, SPSS and STATA. You have good communication skills, independent and resourceful. You are creative, good team-player and able to work on different projects at the same time. You also need excellent (English) writing and presentation skills to be successful in this job.


Contact person at TNO

If you have further questions please contact Arlette Pikaart at and Dr. Olga Ivanova at


How to apply

Please submit your application including CV, motivation letter, your thesis and transcripts with grades via the TNO website using the links to vacancies below:  






Apply or ask questions per Email

Dr. Olga Ivanova

Please remember to mention INOMICS on your application

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