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February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Walmart/ Sam's Club

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Applied Behavioral Science

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464589
Date Posted: 02/01/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Bay Area, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth

Applied Economics
Big Data
Incentive Design
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Applied Behavioral Science (ABS) team at Sam’s Club/Walmart is looking for a senior economist. We are an interdisciplinary team of behavioral scientists, data scientist, and economists who collaborate to solve some of the most impactful and difficult business problems.

Develop appropriate economic/econometric method to answer product and business problems;
Run field experiments to validate economic models;
Identify and consolidate insight from economic research to help improve business processes;
Assess collaboration opportunities and potential business impact.

Minimum qualifications:
3+ years of applied economic experience post Ph.D;
Ph.D. in Economics, Finance, Quantitative Marketing, or other closely related field;
Expertise in economic modeling or econometrics;
Familiarity with R, Python, Stata, or Matlab;
Feeling comfortable modeling and solving ambiguous problems.

Preferable Qualifications:
Experience in explaining economic models to business and incorporating feedback into modeling;
Experience working with large-scale database systems (e.g. Hive Teradata, DB2);
Sound business judgement with attention to both big picture and details;
Politically savvy to navigate through a large and complex corporate environment;
Experience training junior economists.

Application Requirements:
  • Resume, if you have one
  • Letters of Reference
  • Question and Answer
  • Research Papers
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 07/31/2020
Application Instructions:
Please submit your application materials through the JOE System, but also send your cv and job market paper to Min Gong at
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