JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor

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Employee Benefits Security Administration
Office of Policy and Research
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462453
Date Posted: 03/07/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Applied Microeconomics
Financial Economics
Health Economics
Retirement Income
Health Insurance
Salary Range: $68,036 - $126,062
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Come help us tackle healthcare reform and retirement security!!!

The Office of Policy and Research (OPR) is the research arm for the Assistant Secretary for the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), who is responsible for overseeing private benefit plans holding about $10 trillion in assets. Economists in OPR advance EBSA's mission by participating in the development and promulgation of all EBSA rules, assessing rules' economic impacts pursuant to applicable Office of Management and Budget and Congressional mandates, and conducting economic research to expand economic knowledge of employee benefits issues. They also provide statistical and data-analytical program support to other EBSA offices.

OPR has multiple vacancies for research economists. Applicants should have a strong background in
- applied microeconomics,
- financial economics, or
- health economics.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
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Application Instructions:
Candidates MUST be U.S. citizens.

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