JOE - November 2012

Bureau of Economic Analysis
Research Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
D2 -- Production and Organizations
D4 -- Market Structure and Pricing
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G1 -- General Financial Markets
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
L1 -- Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
N1 -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations
N2 -- Financial Markets and Institutions
O3 -- Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
O4 -- Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
Q4 -- Energy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Deadline Date: 12/12/2012
Salary Range: $92,341 - $129,758

JOE ID Number: 201211_397999

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The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) anticipates filling a Ph.D. level economist position in 2012. BEA's mission as a leader in the development of new and innovative approaches to economic measurement is to strengthen our understanding of the U.S. economy by improving GDP and other national, regional, industry, and international accounts data. A successful candidate will conduct independent research on topics of importance to BEA's mission and will be expected to publish that research in professional journals, the Survey of Current Business as well as present the work at conferences.
Application Instructions:

Candidates who have demonstrated experience with empirical research are preferred. Starting salaries for Ph.D's range from 92,341 to 129,758, depending on experience and education. Recruitment bonuses and other incentives may be available. A curriculum vita, a sample of written work, and three letters of recommendation are required. All materials must be received via email (send to by December 12, 2011. Candidates MUST be U.S. citizens at time of application. BEA is an equal opportunity employer.

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