JOE - October 2013

Federal Trade Commission
Bureau of Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
D -- Microeconomics
D8 -- Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Keywords: Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Econometrics, Statistics, Labor, International

JOE ID Number: 201310_399413

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The FTC's Bureau of Economics anticipates openings for junior and senior economists in 2014. Our staff of approximately 70 PhD economists analyze antitrust and/or consumer protection issues and make policy recommendations to the Commission.
The Bureau of Economics maintains a working paper series, a seminar series, and an annual microeconomics conference. The Bureau's economists regularly present their independent research at seminars and conferences, and publish in top journals. Economists in all fields of applied microeconomics or econometrics who write and communicate effectively and have a strong comprehension of microeconomic analysis are encouraged to apply. Visit for further information.
Application Instructions:

Applicants may discuss opportunities at the FTC at the AEA meetings in Philadelphia or at FTC offices in Washington. Apply by submitting a resume, writing sample, and copy of your graduate transcript online at by searching for BE-D-2013-0003. Separately, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be e-mailed to You must initially submit your resume and transcripts to determine minimum qualifications. Applicants determined to be minimally qualified will be required to provide a writing sample and letters of recommendation later in the evaluation process. U.S. citizenship is required. Applicants wishing to discuss opportunities with FTC staff at the AEA meetings are encouraged to apply by December 1, 2013. For questions, contact Vincent Guerrero at 202-326-3048 or The FTC is an equal opportunity employer.

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