JOE - October 2012

IHS EViews
Macroeconomic Forecasting Software
Senior Economist/Econometrician
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist/Econometrician
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Irvine, CA, USA
JEL Classification: C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Keywords: Econometrician, Statistician

JOE ID Number: 201210_395746

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IHS (NYSE: IHS) - The leading source of information and insight in critical areas that shape today's business landscape, including energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content and expert independent analysis of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS employs more than 5,100 people in more than 30 countries around the world.


Econometrician or statistician to join team developing and maintaining the EViews software package, with primary responsibility for designing and implementing new estimation, diagnostics, and forecasting features.

Develop and implement statistical procedures for inclusion in the EViews software package. Provide internal and customer support for these and other EViews procedures.
Conduct research for the purpose of implementing econometric and statistical procedures. Program econometric and statistical procedures in C++. Create written technical documentation for new and existing EViews procedures.

Ph.D. or equivalent in economics or statistics.

Other Skills:

Strong quantitative problem solving skills and ability to read and understand econometric and statistical literature. Familiarity with EViews, other statistical packages and programming environments, high level computer languages, or other experience in implementing econometric and statistical procedures. While EViews is programmed in C++, specific knowledge of that language is less important than the ability to transform statistical concepts into robust computer code.

Experience in the following are desirable but not required:
Time series analysis
Panel data analysis
Large scale macro modeling
Finance and financial economics
Numerical methods / Computational Economics
C++ and MFC. Familiarity with Visual Studio and .NET Framework.

IHS EViews be attending the January 4-5 AEA meeting in San Diego.
Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, work sample and references directly to or visit and reference job number 1221160. and reference job number 1021034

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