JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Council of Economic Advisers

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Staff Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451559
Date Posted: 10/09/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Staff Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
JEL Classifications:
E2 -- Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Labor Economics
Social Policy
Economic Policy
Macroeconomic Policy
Salary Range: $45,000-$55,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The CEA provides the President with objective economic analysis and advice on the development and implementation of a wide range of domestic and international economic policy issues. Staff Economists are typically Ph.D. students on leave from top programs, and are integral members of the CEA team. They conduct advanced statistical analysis, contribute to reports distributed throughout the Administration, to the public, and to Congress, and play a key role in policy analysis and producing daily economic analysis for the President.

Staff Economists must be U.S. citizens and must be willing to be investigated for a security clearance. Applicants must be willing to work full-time starting from January 2015 through August 2015 or January 2016.

CEA is also accepting Staff Economist applications for the academic year Fall 2015-Summer 2016.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
References should be emailed to
Application Instructions:
If you are interested in applying for these positions, please email your resume, transcript, a single-authored writing sample, and two letters of recommendation (at least one must be from an economist) to:

President's Council of Economic Advisers

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