JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Department of Defense

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Economic and Manpower Analysis Division

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454673
Date Posted: 11/10/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
H5 -- National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
H -- Public Economics
I1 -- Health
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
J3 -- Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economic and Manpower Analysis Division, within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, conducts analyses for the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense on resource and economic issues affecting defense programs, plans, and budgets. We seek candidates who have completed or are nearing completion of a Ph.D. in economics for analyst positions. Duties include data and policy analysis with applications to health, labor, resource, and fiscal economics within the U.S. Department of Defense.

Our analysts enjoy: challenging work; superior total compensation packages; an exceptional work environment; travel, training, and development opportunities; a multitude of on-site amenities; and opportunities to present at academic conferences.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. An equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/26/2015
Reference Instructions:
Send letters of reference by November 26 via email to

with "Economist Application" in the subject line.
Application Instructions:
We will interview at the January AEA meetings. We encourage interested candidates to contact us by November 26 via email to


1) "Economist Application" in the subject line
2) a resume
3) one writing sample
4) at least three letters of reference
5) country of citizenship.