JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Beacon Economics, LLC
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
R1 -- General Regional Economics
C0 -- General
J1 -- Demographic Economics
O1 -- Economic Development
economic development strategy
industry sector and sub-sector analysis
workforce data analysis
occupational data analysis
geographic information systems (GIS)
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Beacon Economics LLC is seeking a Regional and Sub-Regional Economic Analysis Research Associate to join its growing consultancy in Los Angeles.
·Conduct policy analyses, evaluate economic development strategy, and provide in-depth industry sector and sub-sector analysis including workforce and occupational data analysis.
·Collect, clean and manipulate specific economic, financial and demographic data, as instructed by supervisors.
·Ensure methodology, software, and analytical workflow are reliable and effective for supporting project needs.
·Conduct literature reviews.
·Develop/maintain technical documentation for internal economic, demographic, and practice area programs and procedures
·Communicate research findings to clients clearly and concisely, via written reports, summary tables, dashboards, and slideshows.
Skills and Experience
·Academic background in economics, statistics, data science, or other quantitative field with coursework in demography, geographic information systems (GIS), mathematics, urban planning and/or related discipline(s).
·Extensive experience with statistical software (Stata preferred) and Excel (advanced skills critical). Fluency with Python strongly desired.
·Ability to perform GIS analysis using ArcGIS or QGIS.
·Experience with regional economic model development, estimation, programming, calibration, validation, and documentation of such models.
·Strong written and verbal communication skills.
·Demonstrated interest in public policy, data analysis, economic policy research and/or economic development.
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