JOE - November 2012

U.S. Department of Justice
Antitrust Division
Economic Analysis Group
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: General
D -- Microeconomics
L -- Industrial Organization
Deadline Date: 01/2012

JOE ID Number: 201211_394489

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The Economic Analysis Group (EAG) of the Antitrust Division anticipates openings for economists in 2013. (Ph.D. or Ph.D. candidacy preferred, U.S. citizenship required.) Economists analyze regulated and unregulated industries, evaluate the competitive implications of proposed mergers, comment on proposed regulations and legislation, evaluate allegations of anticompetitive behavior, interact with foreign competition agencies, and provide expert testimony and support in antitrust litigation. Research is encouraged, and economists regularly present work at conferences and publish in peer-reviewed journals. The Division has excellent computer and library support. New Ph.D. salaries typically start at GS-12 (currently $74,872 to $97,333); senior economists may be eligible for appointment at higher grades. Promotion potential is currently to $155,500. Interviews will be conducted at the AEA Meetings in San Diego, CA.
Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, research paper, and copy of current graduate school transcript. Electronic submissions to are preferred. Or mail to: Recruiting Committee, Economic Analysis Group, U.S. Department of Justice, 450 5th Street, NW, Room 3052, Washington, DC 20530. An equal opportunity employer. The Antitrust Division web site is at For questions, contact us at

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