JOE - December 2012

Federal Housing Finance Agency
Office of Policy Analysis & Research
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
D -- Microeconomics
G -- Financial Economics
G1 -- General Financial Markets
R -- Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics

JOE ID Number: 201212_398392

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) anticipates openings for junior and senior economists. Economists with interests in financial economics, housing economics, secondary mortgage markets, financial economics, financial modeling, hazard modeling, and applied econometrics are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. in economics or finance preferred. Effective candidates must exhibit sound empirical research skills and effective written and oral communication skills. Salary dependent on education and experience.

FHFA is the safety and soundness and mission regulator of the Federal Home Loan Bank System, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac. Incumbents perform analyses on housing programs, risk-based capital, house price indexes, financial institutions and markets, secondary mortgage market operations, and other related topics to identify significant and emerging risks such as market, interest rate, operational and credit risks. Opportunities may involve any or a combination of research, policy, or examination work.

FHFA employees enjoy all the standard federal benefits plus additional agency-specific benefits and competitive salaries not tied to the traditional Government's General Schedule pay system.
Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit their resume to ECONOMISTOPAR@FHFA.GOV For more information about the FHFA, visit our website at or contact Jerri Fitzpatrick at 202-649-3733. Applicants will be required to attach a recent research paper and three letters of reference. US Citizenship required. FHFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Email for Applications: ECONOMISTOPAR@FHFA.GOV
FAX for Applications: 202-649-2733
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