Finance Research Group, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, is looking to hire Legal and Policy Researchers in Law & Economics with 0-2 years of work experience for its Mumbai Office.
The position will involve working with persons from varying backgrounds such as Economics and Management. It will require working with data-sets, analyses, laws and designing policy and regulatory interventions. It will provide exposure to cutting edge research in finance.
Policy research on data management in bankruptcy
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, envisages a new industry of `information utilities’ (IUs). We require a policy researcher who will develop expertise on the working of this industry, have thorough knowledge of the processes, critically evaluate regulations and critique the developments in the policy space.
This work will require mastery of information systems, finance and banking domain knowledge, knowledge of Indian bankruptcy reforms, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and the IU regulations issued by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Regulator.
Policy research in payments
We require a policy researcher who will work on:
The legal framework of Indian and global payments and settlement systems, clearing processes in payments systems of different kinds, optimal competition policy in payments, policy issues and market barriers in payment systems, and how to design policy to ensure a vibrant fintech ecosystem.
The work profile will include studying contemporary policy developments, developing a point of view on the required reforms, writing policy papers and blog articles, running policy roundtables, etc.
Impact of interventions in financial markets
Our research program on financial markets will involve lawyers for studying the impact of regulatory interventions on market quality, evaluation of proposed regulations, and the development of a cost-benefit analysis of such interventions.
- Bachelor’s degree in law with 0 – 2 years of experience.
The office functions on free and open source software like Linux, LaTeX, R and others. Previous experience in Linux is not required. However, if appointed, the candidate will be required to learn and use this software. The candidate must be willing to adapt to technology and work long hours.
No. of Positions : 3 (Three)
Remuneration offered (INR) : To be discussed during interview.
Suitable candidates can send their resumes to Ms. Jyoti Manke at careersatFRG@gmail.com
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