JOE - October 2012

DC Department of Employment Services
Labor Market Research & Information
Labor Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Labor Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Keywords: Labor Economist
Deadline Date: 10/31/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397843

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This position is in the Office of Policy, Performance & Economics and the incumbent serves as a confidential employee to the Deputy Director.

The incumbent is expected to:

1. Develop and analyze workforce data to monitor and improve agency performance, workforce program outcomes, and performance of workforce training providers.
2. Initiate new products, revise existing products and/or explore new product delivery systems.
3. Apply econometric tools to policy questions and provide advice and guidance that will assist in the understanding and forming policies.

Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in Economics or related field from an accredited university.

- Strong analytical skills.

- Strong ability to make research accessible to a wide audience and to translate it into practical solutions.

- Commitment to teamwork and knowledge sharing, and working with multidisciplinary teams on complex projects across different sectors.

- Demonstrated competence with STATA and/or SAS, a strong background in empirical analysis related to workforce development research, good verbal and written communication skills.
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4058 Minnesota Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20019

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