JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019
Washington State Institute for Public Policy WSIPP
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Olympia, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) is a nonpartisan public research group located in Olympia, the hub of Washington State government. WSIPP is a team of multidisciplinary researchers who conduct applied policy research for the state legislature in a creative and collaborative environment.
WSIPP conducts research at the direction of the state legislature or its Board of Directors. Research areas include, for example, health care, public health, higher education, criminal justice, education, child welfare, and behavioral health.
Senior Research Associates conduct high-quality, relevant research on public policy topics. Assignments involve problem formulation, research design, benefit-cost modeling, literature reviews and meta-analysis, data and fiscal analysis, report writing, and presentations. Senior Research Associates frequently act as a Lead on assigned research projects or for assigned policy areas.
Senior Research Associates primarily design, implement, and communicate the results of rigorous research and evaluations; conduct meta-analysis and data analysis; write and edit reports; and deliver presentations to legislative and research audiences. Senior Research Associates frequently serve as the principal researcher on one or more ongoing assignments, and may also assist other WSIPP staff in completing assignments.
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