JOE - December 2013

 
Amazon.com
Economist
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
D4 -- Market Structure and Pricing
L -- Industrial Organization
Keywords: Economics, PhD, Forecasting Models, Quantitative Methods
Deadline Information: Please submit CV (with your full name in the file name), Job Market Paper and three letters of reference by November 30, 2013 to economist-careers@amazon.com.
Deadline Date: 11/30/2013
Salary Range: Salaries are competitive and include equity compensation

JOE ID Number: 201312_399383

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Amazon.com strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. We hire the world's brightest minds, offering them a fast paced, technologically sophisticated and friendly work environment.

Economists at Amazon work directly with chief economist Patrick Bajari and senior management on key business problems faced in retail, international retail, cloud computing, third party merchants, search, Kindle and operations. Amazon economists apply the frontier of economic thinking to market design, pricing, forecasting, online advertising and other areas. You will build econometric models, using world class data systems, and apply economic theory to solve business complex business problems. Additionally, you will be expected to maintain an independent and active research agenda, publishing in leading academic journals.

Basic Qualifications
*PhD in Economics or completion of a PhD in Economics by Aug 2014

Preferred Qualifications
*2-3 years of experience in private consulting, government, or academic research
*Strong background in econometrics, industrial organization, economic theory, and quantitative methods
*Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment
*Strong research track record
*Effective verbal and written communication skills
Application Instructions:

Please submit CV (with your full name in the file name), Job Market Paper and three letters of reference by November 30, 2013 to economist-careers@amazon.com.

Email for Applications: economist-careers@amazon.com


For more information, email: ronismit@amazon.com

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