JOE - December 2012

New York City Independent Budget Office
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York, NY, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Deadline Date: 12/28/2012
Salary Range: $70,000-$102,000

JOE ID Number: 201212_398388

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Independent Budget Office seeks an experienced economist with strong interest in public policy for our tax/economics team. Background in public finance and tax and economic forecasting preferred. Responsibilities include tax policy research, revenue forecasting, and tracking and analyzing NYC's economy with a focus on employment, income, and the evolving structure of the city's financial sector. Specific knowledge of NYC's economy and its relationship to the regional, national, and global economies is highly desirable, as is experience in tax policy. A Ph.D. in economics or related field is preferred; equivalent work experience may substitute. Full-time work experience in an applied research organization strongly preferred.

Candidates should be detail-oriented and able to demonstrate skills in quantitative research and policy analysis. Commitment to impartial and independent research is essential. Must be comfortable working collaboratively , juggling multiple tasks, and interacting with a variety of stakeholders on relevant city issues. Ability to take initiative and meet deadlines is critical.

IBO is an equal opportunity employer. NYC residency is required for candidates with less than two years of city service.
Application Instructions:

To apply, please forward a resume and cover letter to by December 28. No phone calls.

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