The World Bank Economist Interview Questions

Updated May 9, 2015
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Economist Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
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Application

I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at The World Bank (Washington, DC) in January 2015.

Interview

I applied for the job online and after slightly more than a monthgot an email informing me that I had been shortlisted and asking to schedule a phone interview. I had the phone interview a week after this. It was sort of a screening interview following which I was invited for a panel interview at the World Bank Interview. I heard back from them about 3 weeks after this and was offered the job, which I accepted.

Interview Questions

  • Specific questions relating to the particular position I was applying for. Also, a walk through the CV and a couple of behavioral questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation

I did not negotiate.

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    Economist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at The World Bank.

    Interview

    Panel of 3 or 4 people, ask u questions on broad topics ( can be anything), so prepare to have broad knowledge and try to use commnsense

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Very little bargaining power. HR obfuscates, obstructs and generally tries to get u on the cheap... Another offer from another place may help you better

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    Economist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at The World Bank (Washington, DC) in June 2012.

    Interview

    Had a phone interview where we discussed individual economic terms to make sure I understood the basic concepts. Group interview consisted of a case study and explaining growth in the GDP of a particular South American country.

    Interview Questions

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    Economist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at The World Bank in June 2012.

    Interview

    Panel interview went extremelly well. I has been asked a lot of management cases concerning my previous work experience. But unfortunately the vacance has been cancelled

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