JOE - August 2013

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
University Research Center
Senior Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Jackson, MS, USA
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
H -- Public Economics
H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
O2 -- Development Planning and Policy
Deadline Information: Applications will be taken until a suitable candidate is found.
Deadline Date: 12/31/2013

JOE ID Number: 201308_398591

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The University Research Center (URC) conducts applied research on a variety of state and local issues including revenue estimation, economic impact analysis, socio-economic policy analysis, tax analysis, and population and economic forecasting for the State of Mississippi. Clients include both public and private entities. URC routinely works closely with both the Legislative and Executive branches of state government.

The URC has an opening for a Senior Economist. Applicants should have excellent writing and speaking skills with an ability to communicate to non-economists. Applicants should possess an understanding of modeling and forecasting regional economies. Experience with Eviews is preferred.

The senior economist is responsible for developing and maintaining the State's Econometric Model and presenting the results of that model through publications and speaking engagements before community leaders, government officials and the media. The economist is also expected to conduct applied economic research in a field relevant to Mississippi. A Ph.D. in economics is preferred. A Master's degree with extensive experience will also be considered.
Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, submit an official IHL Application along with letter of interest; a current resume; and names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) professional references.

Online Application URL:

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 601.432.6129

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Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
Office of Human Resources
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS USA 39211

For more information, phone: 601.432.6134

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Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
Office of Human Resources
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson , MS USA 39211

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