JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Dodge and Cox

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Investment Research

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454907
Date Posted: 11/19/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist/Analyst
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G00 -- General
Investment Management
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Based in San Francisco, Dodge & Cox is an independent, privately held investment management firm with over $280 billion in assets under management. Dodge & Cox manages equity, fixed income, and balanced separate accounts and mutual funds. Clients include pension funds, endowments, foundations and individuals. Our investment approach is guided by our valuation discipline and a long-term investment horizon. Founded in 1930, the firm has approximately 250 employees.

Role of the Economist/Analyst

Dodge & Cox has been deepening and broadening its global research capabilities over the last decade to support its growing global investment strategies. The Economist/Analyst will be a member of our San Francisco-based research team working with both the equity and fixed income groups to identify global investment opportunities and quantify risk exposures. The Economist/Analyst will be an integral member of our macroeconomic team, conducting research on sovereign credit, interest rate and currency analysis to support our global bond product.

Primary responsibilities include:

Identifying attractive international investment opportunities and/or risks to share with the investment teams

Making written and oral investment recommendations regarding country, duration and currency positioning to our investment committees

Enhancing our asset class forecasts, and our quantitative estimates of macroeconomic exposures

Contributing to discussions around currency hedging in our global equity strategies

Articulating our macro views and strategy to potential investors and clients

Collaborating with other investment professionals and senior management of Dodge & Cox


Dodge & Cox targets candidates with high levels of academic and professional achievement and leadership ability.

Candidates should have:

Excellent academic record, preferably a PhD in economics from a top university

Solid understanding of econometrics and empirical data analysis

Knowledge of fixed income, equity, and currency modeling and investing

Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment

Strong oral and written communication skills suitable for a variety of audiences

Experience in the policy and or finance sector is a plus

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 03/31/2016
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