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World Bank Africa Fellowship Programme


Open to Sub-Saharan nationals who are recent PhD graduates, or current doctoral students within a year of completing or graduating from a PhD programme in the following fields: economics, applied statistics and econometrics, impact evaluation, education, health, energy, agriculture, infrastructure, demography, forced displacement, and all relevant development fields, Fellows will be expected to complete a research project or prepare a research paper to present to staff. High-standard papers may be published internally. Specifically, selected participants will:

Gain a better understanding of the World Bank Group's mission and operations;
Access quality data for their research work;
Interact with seasoned experts in the field of development;
Contribute to the World Bank Group's mission;


Closing date for applications: 19 November 2017

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