JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
D -- Microeconomics
G -- Financial Economics
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a number of positions in the Retail Risk Analysis (RRA) and Risk Analytics, Data Analysis and Research (RADAR) groups of the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit (SRC) Department. These groups provide leadership and expertise to the Federal Reserve System on the supervision and regulation of large banking organizations in the area of retail credit, with particular emphasis on quantitative risk analysis. RRA and RADAR are leaders in several important System initiatives, such as the Comprehensive Capital Assessment and Review (CCAR) stress testing exercises. RADAR also manages the largest collection anywhere of data on U.S. consumer finance and securities markets. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to develop his/her own research agenda directed towards research on consumer credit and markets, bank risk, supervision and regulation of financial institutions and markets, and regulatory policies pertaining to these matters. This individual will also serve as a subject matter expert in these areas and participate in Department efforts to exert policy leadership in the supervisory community.
Applicants with a background in areas like real estate economics, applied micro-economics, survival analysis, panel and/or discrete choice analysis, empirical finance and banking, and interested in conducting applied empirical work and research in the area of credit risk and bank supervision are preferred. We offer training in the areas of bank supervision and modeling in consumer credit and financial markets. Any candidates with interests in these areas are encouraged to apply. Some positions may require participation in bank exams which will involve some travel. The ideal applicants will have a completed PhD or a firm expectation of defending their PhD by summer 2017.
Applicants for employment also must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or hold a permanent resident/green card with intent to become a U.S. Citizen.
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