JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

The MacroDyn Group

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Senior Associate

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464700
Date Posted: 02/01/2020
Date Inactive: 05/30/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Associate
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Data science
Data analysis
Data visualization
Full Text of JOE Listing:

About The MacroDyn Group
The MacroDyn Group is an economic and technical consultancy based in Washington, DC. Our outstanding professional team of expert economists, policy professionals, analytical modelers, and data scientists are drawn from backgrounds in government, business, industry, and academia. MDG’s core Washington DC team is augmented by our international network of eminent researchers and subject-matter specialists from some of the world’s leading research institutions, enabling us to assemble project teams with targeted expertise.

We specialize in economic research and analysis, policy development and analysis, cutting-edge economic and empirical modeling, and advice and guidance on complex economic and policy matters with insights driven by decades of experience advising the highest levels of government and business in the US and around the world. We also design and implement capacity-building programs for many of our clients, in which we partner with them in longer term engagements designed to build capacity in economic, policy, and/or technical analysis, including through staff training, organizational development, and talent acquisition. Additionally, we provide clients with the option to effectively outsource an economic and technical functionality, providing a flexibility in resource commitment that aligns with natural variation in internal and external demand sources.

About the Position
The Senior Associate independently assists with research and writing, data analysis, and data visualization. The Senior Associate is responsible for researching, drafting, and editing, sections of economic and policy reports, and is required to identify, analyze, and manage data to further research goals. To complete these goals, the Senior Associate works with both a research and design team. This requires the Senior Associate to collaborate with senior economists and policy professionals on research and analysis, and to collaborate with a data visualization team to design initial chart mock-ups in Excel and infographic wireframes in Adobe Creative Suite. While working on deliverables, the Senior Associate will have the opportunity to work closely with a senior team of The MacroDyn Group’s experienced economists, policy development professionals, researchers, and communications experts.

Necessary Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in economics, mathematics, statistics, data science, or related field
• 1-3 years of professional experience in a related quantitative or qualitative field
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and able to download, clean, and prepare data
• Competency in Adobe Creative Suite or comparable graphic design packages
• Introductory understanding of STATA or a programming language such as Python or R
• Experience with independently planning and executing short-term projects

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in economics, data science, or a related field
• Prior experience working on design, publications, marketing, and data science teams embedded within an academic research or public-policy organization
• Fluency in R (ggPlot package), Tableau, Python, HTML, CSS, D3.JS, or Microsoft Power BI
• Prior experience operating DSLR Camera or possess video editing skills using Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro

• Competitive salary and benefits
• Professional development, including opportunities to learn about economic modeling and computer coding

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2020
Application Instructions:
Applicants should send an email with a current resume and cover letter to with the subject line indicating the position of interest.