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Ausschreibung: Student Research Assistant (m/f/d) for Vietnam project


RWI is inviting applications for a

Student research assistant (m/f/d)

in the new Policy Lab "Climate Change, Development and Migration".
The position will be part of the new research project "Rigorous Impact Evaluation of the Trigger-Based Agricultural Micro Insurance in Vietnam (InsureVietnam)", funded by the German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
The InsureVietnam project will study the effectiveness of a market-ready agricultural insurance product for smallholder farm households in Vietnam that may be scaled up to the national level in the coming years.

Your tasks:

  • conducting a literature search on economic studies on agricultural insurance in the Global South.
    This includes searching for peer-reviewed articles, reading them, writing summaries in English, and synthesizing the existing literature.
  • conducting a background search on climate change impacts in Vietnam
  • assisting the project team in organizational tasks.


Your profile:

  • you are enrolled as BA or MA student in Economics
    (or related social sciences with a solid quantitative training)
  • you have a strong interest in development economics and climate change
  • you have a strong background in econometrics
  • you have an excellent command of English and strong writing skills;
    knowledge of German is an advantage but not mandatory
  • knowlege of Vietnamese would be an advantage

Official job advertisement



Art der Beschäftigung

Teilzeit (8-10 hours)

Weitere Informationen

RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
Zeitraum der Beschäftigung
as soon as possible
9. April 2023