JOE - October 2012

Economic Research Service
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Keywords: rural economics, risk management, food, commodity analyst, environmental, policy, global economics, behavioral economics, consumer, farm

JOE ID Number: 201210_397804

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Economic Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, anticipates having multiple positions available for applicants with strong research skills. ERS economists conduct rigorous policy-relevant research on significant national and international issues. Positions are anticipated in one or more of the following areas of specialization:

--food and consumer issues;
--food safety;
--food markets and prices;
--behavioral economics;
--farm production, industrial organization and technological change;
--farm income and finance;
--agri-environmental policy;
--rural economics;
--global economic and trade modeling;
--global food security;
--risk management; and
--commodity analyst (crops and livestock).

PhD in econ/ag econ or equivalent experience required. Information on specific positions can be found at: U.S. citizenship required. ERS is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Instructions:

Individuals seeking informational interviews at the ASSA Jan 2013 meeting should e-mail their CV, letters of recommendation, and writing sample to Alia Shabazz ( by November 2, 2012.

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