JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

USDA/Economic Research Service

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Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454439
Date Posted: 10/22/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
Applied Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economic Research Service (ERS), United States Department of Agriculture, anticipates having positions available for applicants with strong research skills. The ERS mission is to inform and enhance public and private decision making on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, the environment, and rural development. With over 200 economists, ERS is a primary source of economic information and research in the USDA. ERS economists conduct timely, policy-relevant research on such issues as childhood obesity, global food security, health and nutrition, prices and industrial organization of food markets, climate change, and bioenergy. At ERS you'll find satisfaction in conducting independent and collaborative research on issues that matter, and a challenging environment in which to continue your professional career. Positions are anticipated in one or more of the following specializations:

--food safety
-- consumer economics (behavioral economics, diet and health)
--food markets, prices, and industrial organization;
--food and nutrition assistance
--farm income and finance;
--farm production and policy;
--agri-environmental policy;
--rural economics;
--trade modeling;
--global food security;
--food safety
--risk management; and
--commodity analysis (crops and livestock, including organics).

ERS is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/21/2015
Application Instructions:
Individuals seeking more information about anticipated openings or informational interviews at the
ASSA 2016 meeting should send vitas to by Monday, December 21, 2015. Find ERS career announcements at For more information about ERS, visit our website at (U.S. Citizenship is required).