The modelling team at OECD Environment Directorate is looking for 5 modeller consultants to help with the following ongoing projects related to our in-house ENV-Linkages model (see our website for more details on our modelling projects and the tools we use), to be carried out between August and December 2017:

  1. Contribute to the implementation of waste and recycling activities;
  2. Contribute to the specification of the costs and benefits of investments in materials efficiency;
  3. Contribute to the specification of a simple climate module that considers the global temperature effects both greenhouse gas and aerosol (air pollutant) emissions;
  4. Contribute to the specification of transport modalities and options for decarbonisation in the transport sector;
  5. Specification of environmental impacts and employment in mineral extraction sectors.

The modalities of the contract can be determined in mutual agreement, and could entail one of the following: a temporary assignment as an internal consultant at OECD Headquarters in Paris; a contract for intellectual services as an external consultant; or a secondment from a Ministry or research institute. Remuneration is according to the OECD guidelines and depends on the level of expertise of the candidate. Candidates need to be a national of an OECD member country.

Interested candidates from OECD member countries are asked to send a CV and a letter of intent, indicating which tasks they want to be considered for and what work modality would be possible for them, before 31 July 2017 to   and

We must congratulate the team of the JRC in Seville for the award received ” for outstanding group contributions to the GTAP Data Base” For collaborating on the incorporation of the 28 EU I-O tables for the GTAP Data Base.




The Circular Economy and Industrial Leadership Unit of the JRC in Seville has published a vacancy for FG IV Project officer – Researcher – Applied economic analysis and modelling, with the following qualifications:

  • Candidates must have completed a PhD (doctoral studies) or have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience after university studies of at least three years, attested by a diploma.
  • S/he should have an academic or professional background in applied economics or economic modelling. Experience with software packages such as GAMS, R, or Stata is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with basic econometric tools and/or input-output modelling is desirable, as is previous work with input-output data (e.g. WIOD) and/or international trade data (e.g. UN Comtrade).
  • A very good level of written and spoken English (C1) is essential.

For further information please follow the link:

Go to: Directorate GROWTH AND INNOVATION (at the bottom of the page)

Code:  2017-SVQ-B5-FGIV-8625

Title:  FG IV Project officer – Researcher – Applied economic analysis and modelling

Deadline: 16/05/2017


Applications can only be done online through ESRA (which automatically opens when you click on Apply)


The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Sevilla (Spain) is looking for an Economic Modeller in the field of Energy, Climate and Environment.

The selected candidate will:

  • Support the EU climate, energy and environmental policy decisions with quantitative modelling analysis;
  • Develop and extend economic, multisectoral models, such as the CGE model GEM-E3;
  • Use databases such as GTAP, energy balances, etc. as input for the economic models;
  • Run scenarios with these economic models and interpret modelling output;
  • Be responsible for communicating scientific findings as policy advice;
  • Actively participate in research projects, as well as the drafting of scientific publications and policy reports;

They offer

  • A diverse and stimulating work environment;
  • A unique opportunity to contribute to EU policymaking based on quantitative research;
  • A contract with a duration that can be extended up to 6 years;
  • An attractive and competitive salary package.

Please be aware this is a two-stage application

Deadline for submission is 6 March 2017 (extension possible).

Merry Christmas!

December 21, 2016

Dear friends and colleagues:

We wanted to forward our most sincere wishes for you and your loved ones to have a marvelous Christmas and a Happy New Year.

During these days, we wish you enjoy the best gift… for your family, for your friends, to build new projects, to have rest, to dream… time to do what you want and not what you should… time to live.

From your friends of the board of the SHAIO,
Kind regards.


The electoral board informs that there is only one single candidacy to the elections to the Hispanic-American Input Output Analysis Society (SHAIO) for the period 2017 – 2020.
This candidature is constituted by:
President: Esteban Fernández Vázquez (University of Oviedo).
Vice-president: Manuel Alejandro Cardenete Flores (University of Loyola).
Secretary: Mònica Serrano Gutiérrez (University of Barcelona)
Treasurer: A. Salomé García Muñíz (University of Oviedo).
Council member for IT: Antonio F. Amores Hernández (DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission).
– Council member for Events: Jorge Zafrilla Rodríguez (University of Castilla-La Mancha).
According to the bylaws and calendar of elections, this candidacy is declared elected automatically. The mandate of the new council will start on January 1st, 2017.

Council 2017-2020

The Circular Economy and Industrial Leadership Unit of the JRC in Seville has published a vacancy for Economic Analysis of European Industrial Competitiveness

For further information please follow the link

Then go to:   Directorate GROWTH AND INNOVATION (at the bottom of the page)   

Code: 2016-SVQ-B5-FGIV-7664 – SEVILLE

Title:  FG IV Policy Officer Researcher – Applied Input-Output Analysis and Modelling

Deadline: 28/09/2016