JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Bates White Economic Consulting

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Economist (Machine Learning Focus)

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463110
Date Posted: 09/10/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist (Machine Learning Focus)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
C6 -- Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
Machine Learning
Big Data
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Bates White specializes in providing advanced economic, financial, and econometric analysis to law firms, companies, and government agencies. We help clients tackle tough issues with confidence and pride ourselves on delivering top-notch consulting and expert testimony. But what makes us successful is our commitment to providing a positive and rewarding experience—for our employees, our clients, and the community.

Bates White, located in Washington, DC, is seeking PhD candidates and experienced PhDs to work closely with senior staff and partners on high-profile engagements. Responsibilities include developing analytical frameworks for big data, designing machine learning tools, and tackling complex empirical problems. We seek candidates who think creatively about economic problems and who enjoy conveying solutions to non-economists.

The firm is recognized by leading academics and professionals as a premier place to work. Bates White has an innovative and entrepreneurial culture where bright minds from diverse backgrounds come together to solve difficult challenges facing legal, business, and government decision makers in the United States and around the world. In addition, the firm maintains strong relationships with key academics and industry experts.

We are seeking individuals who specialize in: industrial organization, applied econometrics, applied microeconomics, financial economics, labor, healthcare, and big data and machine learning.

Bates White is deeply committed to providing a quality work experience and fostering and maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. This is evidenced in the firm’s academic focus, career development programs, and employee engagement activities (e.g., women’s network, community initiatives, and diversity-inclusion programs). Furthermore, Bates White rewards employees with highly competitive compensation and benefit programs.

Bates White is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/20/2019
Reference Instructions:
Please send three letters of recommendation to by November 20, 2019.
Application Instructions:
For consideration, please apply via our website and send three letters of recommendation to Our application deadline is Wednesday, November 20, 2019. The firm will interview candidates at the January AEA Meeting. For more information, refer to