JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency

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National Center for Environmental Economics
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111455809
Date Posted: 08/12/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
D -- Microeconomics
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
Environmental Economics
Microeconomics and Econometric Modeling
Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics
Behavioral Economics
Salary Range: $77,490-$100,736
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Environmental Protection Agency is recruiting research economists to join its National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE). NCEE's mission is to advance the theory and practice of economics and risk analysis within EPA ( NCEE serves as a center of expertise for cutting-edge policy analysis and research in environmental economics (

Applicants should have a completed PhD in economics by August 2017. NCEE economists engage in both fast-paced efforts to apply economic reasoning in real-time regulatory development, and longer-term research projects to inform the Agency's strategic direction. Particular experience of interest: applied evidence-based research including quasi-experimental econometric methods and randomized control trial techniques; behavioral economics; modeling responses of energy and other sectors to environmental regulations using sectoral, CGE, or econometric approaches; and valuation of human health and ecological services.

Full U.S. citizenship required and must be affirmed in application. Salaries competitive. EPA is an equal opportunity employer. Send application questions to

Postgraduate ORISE research positions for applicants with CGE and energy sector expertise are also available with NCEE. See:

Informational interviews are planned for the SEA and ASSA meetings. Prefer to receive application materials at least four weeks in advance of the meetings.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Application Deadline Has Passed