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August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Keystone Strategy

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Expert Practice

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451941
Date Posted: 10/24/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Big data
Strategy consulting
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Keystone Strategy is the leading economic and strategy consulting firm serving Fortune 100 clients in internet, online advertising, mobile communications, and other high-tech industries whose businesses are built on cutting-edge science and technology. Our clients are well respected and admired and the results of our work can regularly be found on the front page of the Wall Street Journal.

Keystone’s Economists tackle antitrust, IP matters and strategic issues at the forefront of economic thought in rapidly evolving high-tech industries. Our teams work with Experts and Professors from leading academic institutions, including Harvard, Wharton, MIT and Columbia University. We are a fast-growing firm with minimal hierarchy and plenty of entrepreneurial spirit. Qualified candidates will have an unparalleled opportunity to lead projects and build major portions of our Economic Practice.

Keystone teams derive extraordinary insights through rigorous analysis of large scale datasets. Our autonomy to operate across the full value chain of unstructured data requires a core team of creative, analytical talent.
Keystone offers a unique opportunity for Economists to take one of two equally challenging paths to Partner - 1) be a generalist and manage projects broadly or 2) focus on hard econ analysis and create extraordinary impact.

Application Process
Ideal candidates will have a PhD in economics and experience developing and analyzing complex databases using appropriate econometric techniques. Candidates should have a strong working knowledge of STATA, and experience manipulating large data sets in SAS is a bonus.

Interested candidates should send a resume and thoughtful cover letter to In your cover letter please comment on each of the ideal qualifications described below.

Ideal Qualifications

PhD in economics from a leading university. Ideal candidates have demonstrated consistent success alongside the best and brightest students in the country.

Work and Litigation Experience
Relevant antitrust and litigation experience is preferred, but not required.

Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to structure complex problems, develop hypotheses and present well-supported solutions.

Recognized Excellence
Proven ability to deliver superior results. Tell us a story of someone in a work-type setting recognizing you for making a great contribution or delivering exceptional results.

Natural tendency to seek what is best for the team. Tell us about a situation where you worked with a diverse set of team members to achieve a challenging goal.

Office Preference
Please tell us which Keystone office interests you most (Boston, NYC, San Francisco)

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2015
  • Application Deadline Has Passed