JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019


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JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462404
Date Posted: 02/26/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES
Palo Alto, California, UNITED STATES
Austin, Texas, UNITED STATES
New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Economists at Amazon will be expected to work directly with our Chief Economists and senior management on key business problems faced in retail, international retail, cloud computing, third party merchants, search, Kindle, streaming video, and operations. Amazon economists apply the frontier of economic thinking to market design, pricing, forecasting, program evaluation, online advertising and other areas. You will build econometric models, using our world class data systems, and apply economic theory to solve business problems in a fast moving environment. Economists at Amazon will be expected to develop new techniques to process large data sets, address quantitative problems, and contribute to design of automated systems around the company.

Basic Qualifications
· Ph.D. in Economics or related Finance field

Preferred Qualifications
· Experience in industry, consulting, government or academic research
· Applicants with considerably more experience, including mid-career, are also strongly encouraged
· Strong research track record
· Experience with SQL and large datasets
· Strong background in statistics methodology, applications to business problems, and/or big data

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Application Requirements:
  • CV
Application deadline: 07/31/2019
  • Application Deadline Has Passed