JOE - March 2013

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Office of the Chief Economist
Chief Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Chief Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Keywords: Chief Economist
Deadline Date: 03/8/2013
Salary Range: $230,013 to $230,700

JOE ID Number: 201303_398639

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As an independent regulatory agency, recently enhanced by the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the mission of the CFTC is to protect market users and the public from fraud, manipulation, and abusive practices related to the trading of commodity and financial futures and options, and to foster open, competitive, and financially sound futures and option markets.

Duties: Dynamic opportunity to provide expert economic advice to the Commission and guide its overall professional economic efforts. Performs cutting edge research and analysis on the economic impact of the CFTC’s regulatory policies on the futures industry and other sectors of the economy.

The Chief Economist position may be filled through a political appointment serving at the pleasure of the Chairman. Applicants such as university professors interested in assignment through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program are welcome to apply as well.
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Three Lafayette Centre
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC U.S. 20581

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For more information, phone: 202-418-5013

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