JOE - December 2012

 
Fannie Mae
Economist
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G -- Financial Economics
R -- Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Deadline Information: Applications will be accepted until position is filled

JOE ID Number: 201212_398307

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Fannie Mae exists to expand affordable housing and bring global capital to local communities in order to serve the U.S. housing market. Today, our focus is on preventing foreclosures, making mortgages and rental housing as affordable as possible, and supporting the housing recovery. We are rapidly building and realigning our company to better serve the market as we support the Administration's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan.

The Underwriting and Pricing Division has an opening for a Ph.D. economist to conduct economic research on public, proprietary, or lender data to assess trends or patterns in lending, borrowing, and the models used by the company to assess risk.

Qualifications:
* Strong econometric skills.
* Expert in at least one statistical package. SAS and Matlab preferred.
* Experience in effectively managing very large data sets.
* Creative thinking and strong intellectual curiosity with attention to experimenting different options and ensuring the quality of data and the soundness of the models.
* Excellent presentation and writing skills.
* Ability to work in a team environment, establish and maintain relationships within and across divisions.
Application Instructions:

Please email your CV and job market paper, and arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed to eva_andura_dunlap@fanniemae.com. Fannie Mae is an equal opportunity employer.

Informational URL: http://www.fanniemae.com

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