JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Navigant Consulting

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Navigant Economics

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111456582
Date Posted: 10/18/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
Washington DC, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
PhD, ABD, Qualitative, Econometric Analysis, Modeling, Statistical Analysis, SAS,
Salary Range: Compensation is based on experience and includes a base salary and a bonus
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Navigant Economics applies rigorous economic and statistical analysis to assist law firms, corporations, and government agencies in addressing their complex legal and business challenges. Our economists work across major industries on issues involving antitrust, valuation, intellectual property, and labor and employment. We assist clients through every phase of a project from defining the problem by identifying key economic issues to gathering facts and data and performing due diligence. We design appropriate methodologies and employ state-of-the-art economic and econometric techniques in all aspects of our analysis. The testimony, reports, and research of our experts has been widely cited by courts, as well as in leading academic and industry journals.

As an economist at Navigant, you would join our team of leading academic and industry professional consultants. We are looking for someone who is able to use economic theory and econometric techniques to examine complex questions that arise among organizations and institutions. We are hiring at the Managing Consultant level for our offices in Chicago and Washington, DC.


• Develop testable economic models relevant to key case questions
• Perform sophisticated statistical and econometric analysis, including interpreting results and evaluating robustness
• Develop computer models, including detailed and potentially complex spreadsheet analyses
• Research and review economics literature pertinent to case questions
• Assist with development and drafting of expert reports and the components underlying those reports
• Supervise and conduct data gathering activities, including document review as well as supervision and quality control of data entry
• Lead quality control efforts
• Lead and supervise teams in small and large engagements
• Contribute to engagement planning and management
• Prepare client communications
• Train, develop, and act as a mentor to junior staff
• Other duties as assigned


• Ph.D. or “ABD” in Economics or closely related quantitative field required.
• Advanced statistical programming skills required. SAS, Stata, and/or R experience preferred.
• Strong analytical, research, statistical, and quantitative abilities required.
• General-purpose programming skills and experience preferred.
• Strong economic modeling skills preferred.
• Ability to lead small and large project teams or work streams on a variety of engagements required.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet timely deadlines required.
• Experience preparing and presenting client deliverables within defined timelines and budgets preferred.
• Ability to write clearly, professionally, and persuasively required.
• Effective communication skills required.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 12/20/2016
  • Application Deadline Has Passed