JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
National Academy of Social Insurance
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Workers' Compensation Senior Research Associate will be part of an interdisciplinary team that conducts the Academy’s research and policy analysis on income security issues.
Producing the annual report on national and state estimates of workers’ compensation benefits coverage and costs, derived from a federally-funded survey-based study
Developing and implementing the research agenda for the Workers’ Compensation Data Study Panel
Conducting original research on workers’ compensation and disability policy leading to briefs and outreach to policymakers
Drafting reports to funders; assisting in developing proposals for funding new and existing projects
Assisting with conferences, seminars and reports dealing with related income security issues (e.g., Social Security, SSI)
Collaborating on strategies for disseminating reports/briefs to key audiences (media, the states, Congress, the Administration, NASI membership)
Liaising with contacts at the Social Security Administration, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, and Department of Labor regarding all aspects of the workers’ compensation data project.
Qualifications: Masters/Ph.D. in Economics, Public Policy or related field. Experience analyzing primary and secondary data. Expert analytical skills, expert knowledge of Excel, and excellent writing skills required. Past work on social insurance programs a plus. Familiarity with federal contracting procedures highly desirable.
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The National Academy of Social Insurance is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.