We are looking for a Junior Economist with strong quantitative skills to join the ‘Development and Evaluation studies team’. He/she will mainly work in regional development, industrial policy, and market/sectoral analysis.

He/she is expected to contribute to project-related work by supporting the analysis with solid empirical evidence. He/she will be asked to play a proactive role in the team and apply different analytical tools with the ultimate goal of advising businesses, governments and international organisations on economic and policy decisions.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Implement literature and documentary review on specific topics
  • Contribute to the design of theoretical and empirical approach
  • Develop and implement statistical and econometric models for economic analysis and forecasting
  • Data collection and processing at the level of individual companies, industry sectors, regions and countries
  • Participate in the drafting of key documents in English, such as tender proposals, research and evaluation reports, and working papers
  • Deliver public presentations of the research results in accessible ways

Academic Background:

  • PhD in Economics or Master's degree in Economics with excellent final grade (higher than 105/110 according to the Italian grading system)
  • Knowledge of the main quantitative methodologies for industrial studies and public policy evaluation, including counterfactual-impact approaches
  • Knowledge of the European Union institutional framework and policies (proven by university exams, previous work experience or postgraduate courses) would be an asset.

Previous Work Experience:

Previous work experience (1-3 years) in an analytical role in other research centres, public administration, universities, and/or international organisations would be an asset.


  • Fluency in English (C1 o C2), preferably proven by a language certificate
  • Good knowledge of another language besides the mother tongue would be an asset


  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong knowledge of Stata

Core Competencies:

Accuracy and attention to detail, Teamwork and collaborative spirit, Problem-solving attitude, Curiosity.

Deadline: 30 June 2022

CSIL welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates irrespective of their nationality. The team’s primary job location is in Milan, but the possibility of remote work can be discussed.

Application process
Please, email your CV and cover letter to or submit them using the website

We will not consider any CV that does not comply with the minimum criteria specified in this announcement.