JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

This listing is inactive.
Research, Markets, and Regulations
Office of Research

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451831
Date Posted: 10/20/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
R -- Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Federal Government
Consumer Protection
Consumer Behavior
Consumer Decision-Making
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking to fill one or more positions for Economists and/or Senior Economists in its Office of Research. The Office of Research is an interdisciplinary group of economists and behavioral researchers who study a wide range of topics, including consumer decision-making, household financial behavior, and markets for consumer financial services. Economists work collaboratively with professionals from other offices within the CFPB to provide analytic support in the areas of policy development, regulations, consumer education and engagement, bank and non-bank supervision, fair lending, and enforcement. Economists also engage in self-directed research in support of the Bureau’s mission.

We are seeking motivated candidates who will thrive in a dynamic work environment. Candidates should possess a strong research focus as well as an interest in working with interdisciplinary teams of researchers, industry practitioners, and attorneys.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2014
Application Instructions:
Individuals seeking informational interviews at the AEA Annual Meeting in January 2015 should email their vita, a research paper, and three letters of recommendation to no later than December 1, 2014 with the subject line: “JOE-Economist Interest Packet.” Questions about the submission of materials can also be sent to

Submitted material must include affirmation of U.S. citizenship. The CFPB is an equal opportunity employer