JOE - December 2012
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
L -- Industrial Organization
Deadline Date: 11/30/2012

JOE ID Number: 201212_397794

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Full Text of JOE Listing: strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. We hire the world's brightest minds, offering them a fast paced, technologically sophisticated and friendly work environment.

Economists at Amazon work directly with chief economist Patrick Bajari and senior management on key business problems faced in retail, international retail, cloud computing, third party merchants, search, Kindle and operations. Amazon economists apply the frontier of economic thinking to market design, pricing, forecasting, online advertising and other areas. You will build econometric models, using world class data systems, and apply economic theory to solve business problems in a fast moving environment. Additionally, you will be expected to maintain an independent and active research agenda, publishing in leading academic journals.

Salaries are competitive and include equity compensation.

Basic Qualifications
*PhD in Economics or anticipate completing a PhD in Economics by Aug 2013

Preferred Qualifications
*Two to three years of experience in private consulting, government, or academic research
*Strong background in econometrics, industrial organization, economic theory, and quantitative methods
*Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment
*Strong research track record
*Effective verbal and written communication skills
Application Instructions:

Please apply online and forward a cover letter, CV, research sample and letters of recommendation to

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