JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020


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Economic Data and Product
Economic Research

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463951
Date Posted: 10/22/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
R3 -- Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Causal Inference
Factor Analysis
Machine Learning
Full Text of JOE Listing:

About the team

Join our industry-leading Economic Research team bringing innovative analysis, creativity and excellence to the U.S. housing market. We create, productionalize, analyze, and share a full suite of housing data products and analysis for an audience inside and outside of Zillow. Our work contextualizes Zillow’s unparalleled living database of all homes and hundreds of millions of customers to provide insight to everyday consumers and open data to hundreds of researchers and policymakers across the country.

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Who you are

You are an owner/operator of your models that takes pride in benchmarking results of your forecast on a regular basis, and creates deep tooling that allows you to explain changes on-demand to a non-technical audience. You will ideally have:

- An advanced degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, or similar
- 3+ years of work experience in a fast paced environment (significantly more experience also considered)
- Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Now- and Forecasting models, Causal Inference, Factor Analysis. Experience with Machine Learning models a plus
- Solid knowledge of either Python or R, including how to scale models to many units (100,000+), and familiarity with SQL

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2020
Application Instructions:
All applicants interested in Economist or Applied Research roles are encouraged to inquire about opportunities across Zillow Economic Research. Please send CV and statement of interest to Vince Ghiringhelli at