JOE - December 2012

Congressional Budget Office
Financial and Macroeconomic Analysis Divisions
Financial Economist, Macroeconomist, and International Economists Openings
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Financial Economist, Macroeconomist, and International Economists Openings
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
E2 -- Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
F -- International Economics
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
G -- Financial Economics
G1 -- General Financial Markets
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Keywords: macroeconomist, financial economist, derivatives, valuation models, international, trade, asset pricing, econometrics.
Deadline Information: Positions are open until filled but those who wish to interview at the ASSA Conference should apply asap.

JOE ID Number: 201212_398387

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
CBO, a small nonpartisan agency that provides Congress with the objective, timely analyses needed for economic and budgetary decisions, seeks junior- or senior-level economists who have a broad range of policy interests. All positions require excellent quantitative skills and strong writing ability.

Macroeconomist with interests in public finance and fiscal policy. Experience in building general equilibrium models and analyzing the effects of fiscal policy is a plus as is familiarity with micro data.

International Macroeconomist with particular expertise in international trade and finance. Special consideration will be given to applicants with strong econometric skills, knowledge of international financial markets, and experience in analyzing movements in exchange rates, capital flows, and trade deficits.

Financial Economist to develop valuation models and conduct economic and policy analyses of federal and private-sector financial activities. Specialty in asset pricing, derivatives valuation and/or financial econometrics would be helpful.

Successful candidates will contribute to the full range of their division's responsibilities by constructing and improving cutting-edge models that underlie CBO's policy analyses and preparing longer-term CBO studies, shorter-term memoranda, and testimonies.

CBO is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
Application Instructions:

Apply now at for a possible interview at the 2013 ASSA Annual Meeting.

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