JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

USDA/Economic Research Service

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Research Agricultural Economist

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462582
Date Posted: 04/09/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Agricultural Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Applied economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economic Research Service (ERS), United States Department of Agriculture, is seeking economists to conduct complex economic research & analysis programs that include formulating research plans, developing methodology, determining data needs, and defining resources. ERS economists conduct policy-relevant research on such issues as food demand, commodity analysis, international markets and trade, health and nutrition, prices and industrial organization of food and commodity markets, farming risk and resilience, climate change, rural poverty, bioenergy, big data and behavioral economics. At ERS you'll find satisfaction in conducting rigorous research in a collaborative and challenging environment. Positions are anticipated in one or more of the following specializations:

-- consumer economics (behavioral economics, diet and health);
--food markets, prices, and industrial organization;
--food and nutrition assistance;
--farm income and finance;
--farm production and farm policy;
--environmental and resource economics;
--land use;
--rural economics;
--trade policy and modeling;
--international trade;
--food demand;
--risk management; and
--commodity analysis (crops and livestock, including organics).

Several opportunities available at For more information about ERS, visit our website at w w w . e r s . u s d a . g o v U.S. Citizenship is required for non-postdoctoral positions. ERS is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 08/30/2019