JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

The New York State Office of the Attorney General

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Division of Economic Justice
Chief Economist

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464787
Date Posted: 02/28/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Chief Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
L4 -- Antitrust Issues and Policies
Industrial Organization
managing large-scale research projects
Antitrust consulting experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a Chief Economist (CFE) to join its office in New York City. The CFE serves as the OAG’s lead economic policy advisor and guides the OAG’s top decision makers in evaluating economic evidence during the course of an investigation, litigation or settlement. The CFE position offers a unique opportunity to work on applied economics projects with an elite group of law enforcement and policy practitioners at one of the most dynamic public agencies in the country.

The position resides in the OAG’s Division of Economic Justice brings statutory and common-law actions to protect the economic wellbeing of New Yorkers and the economic interests of the State. These include enforcement matters covering antitrust, investor protection, consumer protection, internet and technology, and New York’s false claims act.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in microeconomics with an industrial organization focus; extensive experience in applied econometrics with 5+ years of relevant, post-Ph.D. work experience; proficiency using quantitative programs including Excel and STATA, SAS, Matlab, Python, or R; experience supervising and managing large-scale research projects; and antitrust consulting experience.

For a full job description and application instructions, visit the OAG’s website:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2020
Reference Instructions:
List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
Application Instructions:
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website:

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Legal Recruitment)
• Resume
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: