JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
American Institutes for Research
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading behavioral and social science research organization. AIR's Health and Social Development Program offers tremendous career opportunities at the heart of health care reform, evidence-based care and the future of public health. AIR health experts provide high-impact research, policy analysis, evaluation, communication, and technical assistance in a stable, yet growing and entrepreneurial environment. AIR Health's major clients include federal government agencies, private foundations, and state governments.
Responsibilities include designing and leading research and evaluation studies in areas of health care financing, cost, and reimbursement policy; evaluating the impact of changes in reimbursement policy on organizational structure and processes; organizing and documenting analytical results and research procedures; conceptualizing, writing, and leading new research proposals and supporting proposals led by colleagues.
Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in economics, health services research, or a related field and expertise in applied microeconomics, program evaluation, econometrics or applied statistics with at least 10 years of professional experience; proficiency with the use of statistical software such as SAS or STATA; able to apply advanced econometric/statistical methods and able to communicate effectively about these methods to non-technical audiences; and able to work with primary and secondary data sources, including large claims and clinical repositories
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