Specialist in Environmental Economics & Regulation

Summary:
The Junior Specialist in Environmental Economics & Regulation will be responsible for developing research papers, workshops and reports in order to foster the implementation of a national new vehicles’ fuel efficiency standard through the design and architecture of a cap & trade market. The cap & trade market to be developed aims to attain the biggest environmental benefits at the least social cost. The Junior Specialist in Environmental Economics & Climate Change is a member of the Environmental Economics & Regulation Department and will assist the Head of the Department

 
Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Head of the Environmental Economics & Regulation Department
  • Develop quantitative papers to back up proposed regulations and economic instruments for transport demand management
  • Perform exploratory research, quantitative and empirical surveys
  • Assist in the development of workshops and periodical work sessions with stakeholders to promote regulations
  • Database mining and indicators development
  • Serve as a link with the Center’s Communications Department and develop articles and notes that would help promote the implementation.
Requirements:
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience, preference for 3-5 years
  • B.A. in Economics, Finance, Environmental Economics, Mathematics or other fields related to the job accountabilities; Masters preferred.
  • Interest in environmental and development economics, public policy, environment and energy.
  • Previous experience with emission estimation and economic impact analysis.
  • Further experience in carbon market development, regulation and design is preferred.
  • Strong investigation and analytical abilities, writing and communication skills
  • Fluency in English and Spanish required
  • International experience a plus

Deadline:
Please send a resume and cover letter of no more than 400 words to M. Ph. Jorge Macias at jmacias@embarqmexico.org. The cover letter should explain:
1) your interest in CTS-Mexico,
2) your interest in the position,
3) what are you uniquely offering to contribute to the position, and
4) your salary aspirations.

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