JOE - April 2013

 
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Economic Growth Policy Analyst
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economic Growth Policy Analyst
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
D8 -- Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
H -- Public Economics
L5 -- Regulation and Industrial Policy
Keywords: innovation, competitiveness, productivity, growth, international, public policy, environmental
Deadline Information: This position is to be filled as soon as possible
Deadline Date: 08/1/2013

JOE ID Number: 201304_394121

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
ITIF,a DC-based think tank, seeks to hire a policy analyst to support a research program on the economics of innovation, productivity and growth. Ideal applicant is familiar with scholarly literature around innovation and productivity and appreciates the need for active government policies in these areas.

Responsibilities:
Develop and carry out policy research focusing on economic issues related to productivity,innovation and the evolution of U.S. economy.
Write policy reports, blogs, op eds, and other materials.
Speak at forums, testify at hearings, and engage in other outreach efforts.
Organize policy conferences, roundtables, and other events on U.S. innovation and competitiveness policy.

Requirements:
Graduate degree in economics, public policy or related field; additional experience is a plus
Understanding/familiarity with U.S. government economic statistics
Strong understanding of macroeconomics and the real workings of the U.S. economy
An understanding of/appreciation for "new-growth" theory (e.g., endogenous or evolutionary economics) as well as limitations of neoclassical economics approach to innovation
Understanding of relevant scholarly literature in the areas of innovation and productivity
Solid statistical skills
Excellent writing skills and ability to write for both general and policy audiences
Ability to communicate results to both technical and non-technical audiences
Application Instructions:

To apply for the position, please submit the following to jobs@itif.org:Cover Letter, Resume, Formal Writing Sample (Greater than 10 Pages)

Online Application URL: http://www.itif.org/content/jobs

Note: This employer requires online Application.
Email for Applications: jobs@itif.org

More Application Contact Details
Director of Personnel
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
1101 K St NW
610
Washington, DC 20005

Informational URL: http://www.itif.org


For more information, email: mail@itif.org
For more information, phone: 2024491351

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