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August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Compass Lexecon

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Senior Economist

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111455755
Date Posted: 08/01/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Brussels, BELGIUM
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Madrid, SPAIN
Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Oakland, California, UNITED STATES
Princeton, New Jersey, UNITED STATES
District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
Hong Kong, CHINA
Tucson, Arizona, UNITED STATES
Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A -- General Economics and Teaching
Economic Consulting
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Compass Lexecon, one of the world's leading economic consulting firms specializing in financial and economic analysis of issues that arise in regulatory, policy and litigation matters is seeking well-qualified candidates for its Senior Economist and Economist positions. Corporations (including many in the Fortune 500), government entities, and others engage Compass Lexecon to assist in high profile mergers, government investigations, and private litigation matters in the United States and worldwide. Compass Lexecon provides state of the art economic research capabilities that combine the academic, private-sector, and public-sector expertise of its in-house economists and academic affiliates.

We are currently seeking full-time economist and econometrician candidates for our offices in Boston, MA; Brussels, Belgium; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Chicago, IL; Hong Kong, China; London, UK; Los Angeles, CA; Madrid, Spain; New York, NY; Oakland, CA; Paris, France; Princeton, NJ; Tucson, AZ; and Washington, DC. Ideal candidates possess (or are expecting) a PhD., M.B.A., or Masters degree with a concentration in economics or a related field; and have strong analytical and quantitative skills. Senior Economists and Economists are involved in all phases of case work including:

- Identifying key economic and financial issues
- Assisting with the formulation of case strategy
- Applying academic research to client issues
- Formulating economic and financial models
- Conducting empirical studies
- Performing quantitative and qualitative research
- Working with datasets and programming in statistical software such as SAS, STATA, or MatLab
- Collaborating on case teams
- Managing aspects of projects, including supervising and advising junior staff
- Assisting senior staff or academic case experts
- Meeting with clients to present concise explanations of complex analyses

All candidates must possess strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Relevant academic, government or consulting experience is preferred, not required. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience. Additional information about Compass Lexecon can be found at

If you are interested in applying, please complete our online application below and upload your cover letter (indicating location preference), curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a research paper by November 18, 2016. Applicants should also arrange for reference letters to be sent electronically to or via mail to Compass Lexecon, Attn: Economist Recruiting, 332 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60604. In the subject line of your email, please indicate that you are responding to the J.O.E. posting. Compass Lexecon is an equal opportunity M/F/D/V affirmative action employer

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/30/2016