JOE - September 2013

Kerrisdale Capital Management
Macroeconomic Emerging Markets Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Macroeconomic Emerging Markets Economist
Section: 6 -- Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: New York, NY, USA
JEL Classification: F -- International Economics
Keywords: emerging markets, macroeconomics
Deadline Date: 01/2014
Salary Range: TBD

JOE ID Number: 201309_399047

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
We're looking for someone with experience analyzing macroeconomic data to help us analyze several emerging market economies, including Turkey, India, Brazil, Russia and certain Southeast Asian countries. We want to analyze raw data provided by the IMF and the countries' central banks, with a goal towards potentially investing in the major banks of these emerging markets. Relevant source data may be from the IMF International Financial Statistics datasets, central bank data on foreign exchange reserves and current account deficits, external debt stock, etc., as well as additional data sources that would be useful for us.

--strong understanding of macroeconomic indicators and experience analyzing international macroeconomic data from raw data sources

--An understanding of how to analyze bank stocks, including familiarity with capital ratios, bank profit drivers, etc.

--An understanding of how to analyze exchange rate determinants, including current account deficits, balance of payments, responsiveness of exchange rates to interest rate policy changes, etc.

--Familiarity with sourcing current and historical raw macroeconomic data

Compensation would be hourly and work would be done remotely.

Company Description:
Kerrisdale Capital Management is a long-short hedge fund in New York with $250 million assets under management.
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