JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

National Center for Environmental Economics
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463392
Date Posted: 09/24/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
D -- Microeconomics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Environmental Economics
Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics
Microeconomics and Econometric Modeling
Salary Range: $83,398 to $128,920
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Environmental Protection Agency is recruiting research economists to join the National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE) to conduct economic research and analysis. NCEE's mission is to advance the theory and practice of economics and risk analysis within EPA ( NCEE serves as a center of expertise for cutting-edge policy analysis and research in environmental economics (

Applicants should have a completed PhD in economics by August 2020. NCEE economists engage in both fast-paced efforts to apply economic reasoning in real-time regulatory development, and longer-term research projects to inform the Agency’s strategic direction. NCEE is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in modeling benefits, costs, and other impacts of environmental regulations.

Full U.S. citizenship is Required and must be affirmed in application for consideration. Salaries are competitive. EPA is an equal opportunity employer. Send application questions to

Informational interviews are planned for the ASSA meetings and possibly the SEA meetings. Please indicate your meeting attendance in cover letter. Applications are requested at least four weeks in advance of the meetings for full consideration.

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Reference