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We are committed to making local growth policy more cost-effective through better use of evidence and evaluation.

Our team brings together people with diverse backgrounds in policy, evaluation, and economics.

We use our range of academic, public sector, and third sector expertise to offer practical support to local and central government policymakers.

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Current vacancies

Research Economist

The What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth is looking to appoint a full-time Research Economist, who will develop evaluations, draft What Works Growth evidence and guidance, undertake research projects and deliver workshops. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an understanding of policy evaluation methods, strong econometric and statistics skills and knowledge of local economic growth policies.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 14 January 2024 (23.59 UK time).