Macro Research, Economist - Turkey, Vice President  …

Morgan Stanley
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Mar 20
Morgan Stanley
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Mar 20
See job description for details

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Division Profile:

Morgan Stanley Investment Research is uniquely committed to being an essential part of our clients’ investment process. We strive to be the sell-side research provider that best understands the buy side. Through relevant and timely conversations with leading investors, we focus resources on risk-reward essentials: identifying the investor debates, assessing the potential outcomes, and uncovering the evidence our clients need to validate their investment decisions. Our equity analysts cover some 2,900 stocks; our economists, strategists and fixed income analysts cover all major regions and other asset classes around the globe.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Turkish-speaking Economist to join the CEEMEA Economics team at the Vice President level, based in London.

The ideal candidate is a highly talented individual who combines strong analytical skills with attention to detail and ability to present ideas to internal and external clients. Applicants would expect to work closely with the CEEMEA team on the regional product, produce independent notes on topical issues, and should be able to collaborate on research with other economists and a range of market strategists and sector analysts. They will need to be proactive and able to think on their feet. At the same time they will need to work diligently, stay focused and be resourceful and enthusiastic. In addition, applicants must be able to work on their own initiative, be capable of producing views on the economy, solving problems independently and of questioning conventional wisdom.

The economist in this position will be responsible for a producing a set of macroeconomic forecasts on Turkey economy, exploring macro themes and building econometric models. The role will also involve writing briefing notes, speaking to clients across fixed income and equities and presenting at internal and external meetings. The knowledge of Saudi Arabia and Egypt economies would be an asset.


• analysing and commenting on economic data releases and policy events
• building and maintaining macro databases and econometric models
• putting together presentations and handling client requests
• undertaking research for medium-term projects
• producing reports and model forecasts
• communicating views to internal and external clients



• Degree in Economics or a similar field of quantitative study
• Fluency in Turkish is mandatory
• Strong background in macroeconomics. Comprehensive knowledge of Turkish economy is mandatory. Additional knowledge of Saudi Arabia and Egypt economies would be an asset, but it’s not required
• Practical experience in time series analysis and proficiency in using econometric packages
• Excellent IT skills related to data manipulation, spreadsheet modelling and automation
• Ability to communicate clearly in verbal presentations
• Advanced business writing skills to produce concise and articulate reports in English

The salary of this role is competitive.

The closing date for applications is 18/04/2020.

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