JOE - December 2013

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Compliance Risk Analysis Division
Financial Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Financial Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
G -- Financial Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
R -- Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Deadline Date: 00/2014
Salary Range: $83,591-$182,428

JOE ID Number: 201312_399286

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is seeking new or experienced Ph.D. economists or statisticians for the Compliance Risk Analysis Division within the Economics Department. Staff provide quantitative expertise to ensure fair access to financial services and compliance with certain laws and regulations

Responsibilities include:
--Apply knowledge of economic theory and econometrics to consumer and compliance issues
--Conduct independent research that is publishable in economics, finance, or statistics journals
--Contribute to the development of quantitative models for supervisory risk assessment strategies
--Develop econometric models that detect potential violations of consumer laws
--Use large datasets for the quantitative analyses of activities of financial institutions
--Assess models that detect potentially illicit transactions

Specialization in labor economics, finance, or applied micro-econometrics is helpful but not required. Ideal candidates will have an interest in housing, discrimination, or applied statistics/econometrics as evidenced by their research. Senior level candidates will have a demonstrated expertise in fair lending or anti-money laundering modeling as evidenced by industry experience.

Due to federal law, candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.

**Interviews will be conducted at the 2014 ASSA Meeting**
Application Instructions:

Submit resume, cover Letter, recommendation letters, and a sample of research to:

Karl Schackmann (

Email for Applications:
Informational URL:

For more information, email:
For more information, phone: 202-649-6092

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