JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018
Congressional Budget Office
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
Full Text of JOE Listing:
CBO, a nonpartisan agency that provides budgetary and economic analysis to the U.S. Congress, seeks a unit chief to direct its Revenue Estimating Unit. The unit’s responsibilities are projecting federal revenues and analyzing the effects of past and proposed changes to federal tax policies. The unit develops economic models for projecting revenues from various taxes; it also tracks revenue collections.
The chief organizes, supervises, and reviews the unit’s work so that it will produce high-quality, nonpartisan analyses and estimates. The chief’s responsibilities include communicating the results of analysis with key Congressional staff members and with others, developing testimony for Congressional hearings, developing reports that describe CBO’s methods, and coordinating estimates of the macroeconomic effects of federal tax policy with CBO’s Macroeconomic Analysis Division. Responsibilities include overseeing the preparation of tax-related parts of publications, including CBO's annual Budget and Economic Outlook, updates to that volume, an annual analysis of the President’s budget proposals, and the Monthly Budget Review.
Requires an advanced degree in economics or related and at least five years of work experience that includes knowledge of current policy issues and experience in analyzing the effects of changes in public policy. Experience with tax modeling and revenue projections is preferred.
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Additional Information For Applicants:
Submit a cover letter, a résumé, three references, and a salary history atby 2/12/18.Apply for this job (link)