JOE - September 2012

Environmental Defense Fund
Economic Policy and Analysis Program
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York, NY, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords: Economist, environmental, policy, New York
Deadline Date: 00/2012

JOE ID Number: 201209_397333

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The Economist will conduct in depth economic analysis to help shape the organization's policy positions and support its advocacy. Such analysis will include original publishable research, "in-house" analyses for use by other staff within the organization, as well as white papers aimed at policy makers, journalists, and the public at large. The Economist will be based in New York City headquarters. S/he will report to the Chief Economist, and will work with other economists, natural scientists, and policy specialists throughout EDF. S/he may also have managerial responsibilities for more junior staff.

Required Qualifications
- Ph.D in Economics or related discipline.
- Excellent communication skills;
- Proven ability to conduct cutting-edge research;
- Ability to convey economic concepts to non-economists;
- Ability to deploy a diversity of analytical approaches, theoretical and/or econometric studies to back-of-the-envelope analyses;
- Self-direction and independence of mind;
- Interest in relating economic research to real-world policy and in bridging the worlds of advocacy and academia;
- Familiarity with the empirical and theoretical literature on environmental economics, especially the design of regulatory policy.

Preferred Qualifications
- Two or more years of experience in policy and/or research;
- Managerial skills.
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Environmental Defense Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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