JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) group within Fannie Mae is seeking a highly motivated economist with research experience in applied econometrics, macroeconomics, applied microeconomics, finance or housing/real estate economics. Potential candidates should demonstrate an ability to conduct independent research, experience with econometric modeling, technical ability with statistical software packages, excellent communication skills and must have a Ph.D. in economics or a related field by September 2015.
Major responsibilities include supporting ESR model development to better understand and forecast emerging trends in the housing market and macro economy, interacting with the chief economist and other staff economists on various projects, communicating with members of Fannie Mae’s business units and preparing research for external publication in academic journals and as part of Fannie Mae’s external-facing Housing Insights series.
ESR is headed by the chief economist and its mission is to deliver high quality forecasts and independent research and analysis on relevant economic, demographic and housing-related topics to inform Fannie Mae business decisions.
In addition to working on real world problems in a business setting, ESR economists have the opportunity to conduct independent research for academic publication or inclusion in more general interest media. Fannie Mae also offers competitive salaries and benefits.
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