JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee

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Democratic staff
Senior Macroeconomist

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452992
Date Posted: 04/21/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Macroeconomist
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Salary Range: $120K + commensurate with experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Responsibilities include:

• Monitoring and interpreting current economic indicators
• Analyzing the impact of monetary and fiscal policies
• Analyzing the effect of federal budget policies on short- and long-term economic performance
• Generating innovative ideas for report topics
• Preparing briefing documents for hearings and other events
• Writing or editing reports on a variety of topics
• Conducting original research on chosen subjects
• Helping to manage other professional staff on various projects

This position requires a Ph.D. in economics but a master’s degree and equivalent work experience will also be considered. A successful candidate will have a broad grounding in macroeconomic theory and should be highly skilled at interpreting economic data. He or she should be proficient at using the tools of the profession, especially macroeconomic modelling, and must be able to write clearly for a general audience. Knowledge of Congress and other federal agencies is strongly desired. Familiarity with Haver databases is a plus.

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The Joint Economic Committee is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 05/01/2015
Reference Instructions:
Applicants who are called for an interview will be asked to submit two short writing samples and a list of references.
Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to with “Economist” in the subject line.