JOE - October 2012

Federal Trade Commission
Bureau of Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 6 -- Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
D -- Microeconomics
D8 -- Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Keywords: Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Econometrics, Statistics, Labor, International

JOE ID Number: 201210_397733

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Bureau of Economics anticipates possible openings in its Visiting Economic Scholars and Fellows Program for 2013. This position provides opportunities for hands-on policy experience. FTC economists use theoretical and empirical modeling skills to analyze antitrust and/or consumer protection issues. Visitors are encouraged to pursue independent research relevant to the FTC's missions. Visiting appointments are for 14 months and may be renewed. Further information is available at
Application Instructions:

Persons wishing to discuss opportunities at the FTC may do so at the January AEA meetings in San Diego or at FTC offices in Washington D.C. Apply online at by searching for BE-D-2012-0007 and submitting a resume (include citizenship), writing sample, and a copy of your graduate transcript. Separately, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be e-mailed to You must initially submit your resume and transcripts to determine minimum qualifications. Applicants determined to be minimally qualified will be required to provide a writing sample and letters of recommendation later in the evaluation process. Visiting positions are available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents seeking U.S. citizenship. It is recommended that applicants who wish to discuss opportunities with FTC staff at the AEA meetings submit their application materials by December 1, 2012. For questions, contact Brian Rowe at The FTC is an equal opportunity employer.

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