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Compass Lexecon

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Senior Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_450879
Date Posted: 09/01/2014
Date Inactive: 12/31/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Boston,, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Tucson, Arizona, UNITED STATES
Oakland, California, UNITED STATES
Pasadena, California, UNITED STATES
Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
Silicon Valley, California, UNITED STATES
Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
Princeton, New Jersey, UNITED STATES
New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
Brussels, BELGIUM
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Madrid, SPAIN
JEL Classification: A -- General Economics and Teaching
Economic Consulting
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Compass Lexecon, one of the world's leading economic consulting firms, specializes in financial and economic analysis of issues that arise in regulatory, policy and litigation matters. Compass Lexecon is engaged by Fortune 500 corporations, government entities, and others to assist in numerous high profile mergers, government investigations, and private litigation matters in the United States and worldwide. Compass Lexecon provides state of the art economic research capabilities that combine the academic, private-sector, and public-sector expertise of in-house economists and academic affiliates.

We are currently seeking full-time economist and econometrician candidates for our Boston, MA; Brussels, Belgium; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Chicago, IL; London, UK; Los Angeles - Century City, CA; Madrid, Spain; New York, NY; Oakland, CA; Paris, France; Pasadena, CA; Princeton, NJ; Silicon Valley, CA; Tucson, AZ; and Washington, DC offices. Ideal candidates would possess a PhD., M.B.A., or Masters with a major in economics or a related field from an esteemed university; and have strong analytical and quantitative skills. Senior economists and economists are involved in all phases of case work including:

- Identifying key economic and financial issues
- Assisting with the formulation of case strategy
- Applying academic research to client issues
- Formulating economic and financial models
- Conducting empirical studies
- Performing quantitative and qualitative research
- Working with datasets and programming in statistical software such as SAS, STATA, or MatLab
- Collaborating on case teams
- Managing aspects of projects and supervising and advising junior staff
- Assisting senior staff or academic case experts
- Meeting with clients to present concise explanations of complex analyses

All candidates must possess strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Relevant academic, government or consulting experience is preferred, not required. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience. Additional information about Compass Lexecon can be found at

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/20/2014
Application Instructions:
If you are interested in applying, please email a cover letter (indicating location preference), curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a research paper to by December 20, 2014. Applicants should also arrange for reference letters to be sent electronically to or via mail to Compass Lexecon, Attn: Economist Recruiting, 332 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60604. In the subject line of your email, please indicate that you are responding to the J.O.E. posting. Compass Lexecon is an equal opportunity M/F/D/V affirmative action employer.