Job opportunity at IDOS: Researcher (F/M/Diverse) Tax Expenditures and the Fiscal Contract (65%)

For its research project on “Tax Expenditures and the Fiscal Contract” (TEFISCON), the German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS) is looking for a part-time Researcher.

TEFISCON is a German-French project funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR), implemented jointly with Université Clermont Auvergne. The project deals with the impact of tax expenditures on the fiscal contract in low- and middle-income countries. Activities are embedded in IDOS’ long-standing work on tax and development, which has led to the launch of the Global Tax Expenditures Database ( in collaboration with the Council on Economic Policies (CEP), in June 2021. In the context of the project, the IDOS team will conduct field research in Zimbabwe, Uganda and Colombia, using a mix of qualitative and quantitative methods.

The position may be filled as of 01 June 2023 and is limited to three years. A contract extension may be possible.

Link to the job description.