JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Swiss Re

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Senior Analyst/Research Scientist Trend Spotting

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452747
Date Posted: 02/25/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Analyst/Research Scientist Trend Spotting
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Armonk, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
Natural scientist physicist engineer microeconomics research Microeconomics, Law and Economics, Applied Micro Economics, Regulation
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Swiss Re is seeking a Ph.D. Economist with exceptional analytical skills and interests in applied microeconomics or law and economics. A successful candidate will have a minimum of seven (7) years non-academic research experience in industry, think tank, the public interest community, or consulting.

The candidate will join Swiss Re's new Trend Spotting Team, an exciting new unit created at the highest level in the organization to provide data-based, independent, forward looking, quantitative analysis to help position Swiss Re's underwriting and improve costing. The candidate will be a key contributor to establishing a network / process / framework to identify early trends affecting the insurance landscape, particularly in the legal and social environment, with an initial focus on the US casualty business. He/ she should have established experience in regression techniques, analysis of complex survey and industry data, core competency in economic / statistical software, with some exposure to the US insurance landscape.
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