Research Assistant – Economics

Our Economics team offers its researchers the opportunity to build one’s network and enhance their knowledge on a range of exciting topics. Candidates are expected to be enthusiastic learners, and keep themselves abreast of economic developments in the country and the world. They are expected to be detail oriented, have excellent writing and communication skills, be able to work well in a team,  and willing to travel and undertake field research.

This role involves research, writing, analysis, as well as project administration. 





  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics (preferably with a first class or second upper), Statistics, Public Policy, Sociology or other related field with at least one year of work experience.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Sinhala/Tamil.
  • Competency in MS Office. Having knowledge of statistical software such as SPSS and/or STATA will be an added advantage.

Send in your CV and Cover Letter to
Deadline: 31st January 2020