JOE - August 2012

Congressional Budget Office
Macroeconomic and Financial Analysis Divisions
Economist and Financial Modeler positions
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist and Financial Modeler positions
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
F -- International Economics
F2 -- International Factor Movements and International Business
F3 -- International Finance
G -- Financial Economics
G1 -- General Financial Markets
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
H3 -- Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents
N1 -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations

JOE ID Number: 201208_397236

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The Congressional Budget Office (CBO), a small nonpartisan agency that provides Congress with the objective, timely analyses needed for economic and budgetary decisions, seeks applicants with excellent quantitative skills and strong writing ability for these economist openings:

Financial Economist to develop valuation models and conduct economic and policy analyses of federal and private-sector financial activities. Specialty in asset pricing, derivatives valuation and/or financial econometrics would be helpful.

Financial Modeler for a term-limited position of 6-12 months to support research and policy analyses of federal and private financial activity. Applicants should be knowledgeable about the use of derivative pricing and have a master's degree in finance or equivalent and broad training in financial valuation and econometric techniques and their applications.

Macroeconomist with a broad range of interests, including public finance and fiscal policy, to construct and improve cutting-edge models that underlie CBO's policy analyses. Experience in building general equilibrium models and analyzing the effects of fiscal policy is a plus.

International Economist, preferably with experience in analyzing movements in exchange rates, capital flows, and trade deficits.

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