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Economist – Joint Economic Committee (JEC) (minority)

The Democratic staff of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) seeks to hire an economist to fill an interim position through September 30, 2015. Responsibilities include: monitoring and interpreting key economic indicators; analyzing the impact of monetary and fiscal policies; aggregating and evaluating economic data; proposing new research topics on issues relevant to policy debates in Congress; writing or editing short reports on a range of economic issues and preparing briefing documents for hearings and other events. This position requires either a Ph.D., completed coursework for a Ph.D., or a master’s degree in economics. A successful candidate will have a broad but substantive understanding of economics and economic policy, as well as practical experience in quantitative analysis using STATA. Special consideration will be given to candidates with a background in the following areas: industrial organization, energy and health. Very strong writing skills are essential – a successful applicant must be able to convey economic concepts to non-economists. Familiarity with Haver database systems is a plus. Candidates with significant knowledge of the American political system will have a strong advantage. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to with the word “Economist” in the subject line by COB Friday, April 24th. Applicants who are called for an interview will be asked to submit two short writing samples and a list of references. Salary is $90K+, commensurate with experience. The Joint Economic Committee is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

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