JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Compass Lexecon

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Senior Economist

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111462783
Date Posted: 08/01/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Beijing, CHINA
Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Brussels, BELGIUM
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
Helsinki, FINLAND
Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
Madrid, SPAIN
New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Oakland, California, UNITED STATES
District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Economic Consulting
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Compass Lexecon, one of the world's leading economic consulting firms specializing in financial and economic analysis of issues that arise in antitrust, litigation, regulation and policy matters is seeking well-qualified candidates for its Senior Economist and Economist positions. Leading law firms, corporations (including many in the Fortune 500), government entities, and others engage Compass Lexecon to assist in high profile litigation, merger reviews, antitrust, government investigations, and other matters in the United States, European Union and worldwide. Compass Lexecon provides state of the art economic, econometric and financial research relying on the expertise of its in-house economists and academic affiliates.

We are currently seeking full-time economist and econometrician candidates for our offices in Beijing; Berlin; Boston; Brussels; Buenos Aires; Chicago; Helsinki; Hong Kong; London; Los Angeles; Madrid; New York; Oakland; Paris; and Washington, DC. Ideal candidates possess (or are expecting) a PhD or MBA; and have strong analytical and quantitative skills. Senior Economists and Economists are involved in all phases of case work including:

- Identifying key economic and financial issues
- Assisting with the formulation of case strategy
- Applying academic research to client issues
- Formulating economic and financial models
- Developing and implementing econometric models
- Performing quantitative and qualitative research
- Working with datasets and programming in statistical software such as SAS, STATA, or MatLab
- Collaborating on case teams
- Managing aspects of projects, including supervising and advising junior staff
- Assisting senior staff or academic case experts
- Meeting with clients to present concise explanations of complex analyses

All candidates must possess strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Relevant academic, government or consulting experience is viewed favorably, but not required. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience. Additional information about Compass Lexecon can be found at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/15/2019
Reference Instructions:
Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to or via mail to Compass Lexecon, Attn: Economist Recruiting, 332 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60604. In the subject line of your email, please indicate that you are responding to the J.O.E. posting.
Application Instructions:
If you are interested in applying, please complete the steps below:

• Complete our online application in the link provided.
• Upload the following documents with your online application:
o Cover letter (indicating location preference)
o Curriculum vitae
o Authored job market paper

All materials must be received by November 15, 2019. Please note, only complete application packages will be considered. Compass Lexecon is an equal opportunity M/F/D/V affirmative action employer