JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

U.S. Dept. of Transportation

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Office of Inspector General

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111450949
Date Posted: 09/17/2014
Date Inactive: 10/09/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
L -- Industrial Organization
D -- Microeconomics
industrial organization
Salary Range: $75, 621 to $98,305
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The DOT Office of Inspector General conducts audits in program areas such as aviation; financial management and information technology; highway and transit; maritime; railroads; pipelines and hazardous materials; and acquisition and procurement; and other cross-cutting DOT programs. The Economics Group of the DOT-OIG, both produces its own research reports and consults on economic issues arising in audits throughout the agency. The group's work has encompassed a wide range of transportation-related topics, recent examples of which include: effects of competition on airline service quality, efficiency of air traffic control towers, causes of Amtrak train delays, and review of toll road revenue forecasts. DOT-OIG economists are required to maintain their skills through continuing education courses and attending economics conferences. In addition, they have published and are encouraged to publish their work in peer-reviewed journals.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 10/08/2014