JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

U.S. Department of Commerce

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National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Office of Policy Analysis and Development
Chief Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452559
Date Posted: 12/26/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Chief Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
O2 -- Development Planning and Policy
P4 -- Other Economic Systems
00 -- Default: Any Field
Technology Policy
Digital Economy
Salary Range: $124,995 - $157,100
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is a component of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is the Executive Branch agency principally responsible for advising the President on telecommunications and information policy. NTIA’s programs and policymaking focus largely on expanding broadband Internet access and adoption in America, expanding the use of spectrum by all users, and ensuring that the Internet remains an engine for continued innovation and economic growth. The NTIA Office of Policy Analysis and Development (OPAD) provides policy advice and counsel to the Secretary of Commerce, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, executive branch agencies and all components of NTIA. NTIA is seeking Chief Economist candidates with top academic and professional credentials with mid-career level experience (7-10 years) in the areas of telecommunications and information economic policy. Candidates will have the opportunity to lead work with diverse data sets generated by the U.S. Department of Commerce, including the U.S. Census Bureau, and to explore complex economic topics related to the digital economy. Candidates must meet federal hiring standards for Economists. The Department of Commerce does not condone or tolerate discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2015
Application Instructions:
To receive consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on January 31, 2015.