JOE - October 2012

U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington , DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
G -- Financial Economics
Deadline Date: 10/22/2012
Salary Range: $89, 033 to $155,500

JOE ID Number: 201210_397021

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Housing and Civil Enforcement Section of the Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice is seeking an economist to serve in its fair lending unit. The Housing Section enforces the Fair Housing Act and Equal Credit Opportunity Act which together prohibit systemic discrimination by financial institutions in all types of lending. The economist works with staff attorneys and other professionals, to identify and investigate potential illegal discrimination, including through the development and estimation of econometric models and other statistical analysis, the manipulation and evaluation of large databases, and the identification of statistical patterns consistent with discrimination and calculation of any monetary damages. Candidates should: be able to conduct multiple investigations and work independently or as part of a team; have a background in applied econometrics or a related field; have experience conducting statistical analyses using statistical software in an area related to lending discrimination; and be able to communicate clearly. Deadline for application is October 22, 2012. For more information go to:
Application Instructions:

Please submit your application via fax at 202-514-6603 or by email to

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FAX for Applications: 202-514-6603

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For more information, phone: 202-514-3934

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