The Economist Fast Stream scheme opens on 1 September 2014 (closes on 30 September). Their aim is to recruit around 150 fast stream Assistant Economists across some 25 government departments for appointments starting in summer/autumn 2015 although there will be opportunities to start earlier.
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Candidates must have either have, or hope to obtain in 2015, a first or upper second class honours degree in economics or a postgraduate degree in economics. At least 50% of the degree course modules must be in economics. For those with a 2.2 degree or insufficient economics in their first degree, the postgraduate degree must be in straight economics.
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