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Compass Lexecon

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Aviation Practice
Senior Economist - Aviation Practice

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463574
Date Posted: 10/03/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist - Aviation Practice
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Economic Consulting
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About the Company:

Compass Lexecon, one of the world's leading economic consulting firms, specializes in financial and economic analysis of issues that arise in regulatory, policy and litigation matters. Compass Lexecon has been engaged by Fortune 500 corporations, government entities, and others to assist in numerous high profile mergers, government investigations, and private litigation matters in the United States and worldwide. Compass Lexecon provides state of the art economic research capabilities that combine the academic, private-sector, and public-sector expertise of in-house economists and academic affiliates.

About the Opportunity:

The position is in the aviation practice of Compass Lexecon’s Boston office. This person would be responsible for managing a team of Research Analysts under the supervision and direction of Executive Vice Presidents, Senior Vice Presidents, and Vice Presidents on a wide variety of airline and aviation-related engagements. S/he will be responsible for managing and overseeing the analytic aspects of projects from start to finish, serving as a liaison between the testifying expert and the client, performing complex statistical and econometric analysis, and clearly communicating results in the form of written reports and presentations. Qualified candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Economics or Business, strong attention to detail and excellent data management and analysis skills. Strong candidates will be comfortable and accountable in managing multiple client engagements simultaneously and under tight time constraints and must have a proven track record of working well in team-based environments.

Primary Duties:

- Assist in preparation of reports and testimony related to the airline industry in Federal and State courts and arbitrations and presentations before regulatory bodies in the U.S. and abroad in the following areas:
- Antitrust (mergers, class action lawsuits, joint ventures, etc.)
- Labor and Employment Disputes;
- Competition and Public policy;
- Damages and business interruption; and
- Statistical and econometric analysis of large airline datasets using STATA, Tableau, and Excel;
- Willingness to travel as needed

Qualifications and skills:

- Ph.D. in Economics or Business
- Ability to quickly assimilate relevant information in unfamiliar situations
- Ability to develop creative approaches and solutions necessary to resolve complex problems
- Experience managing small teams of research analysts.
- Excellent listening, verbal, written, and presentation skills
- Excellent analytical skills
- Proficient in airline data bases including U.S. DOT O&D Survey, T100, Form 41 and OAG
- Proficient in statistical or econometric software programs such as Stata
- Proficient in Microsoft Office

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