JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Bates White Economic Consulting

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JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465316
Date Posted: 09/21/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
D -- Microeconomics
G -- Financial Economics
I1 -- Health
J0 -- General
L0 -- General
Industrial Organization
Labor economics
Health economics
Applied econometrics
Applied microeconomics
Financial economics
Data science
Big data
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Bates White specializes in providing advanced economic, financial, and econometric analysis to law firms, companies, and government agencies. We help clients tackle tough issues with confidence and pride ourselves on delivering top-notch expert testimony and consulting advice. But what makes us successful is our commitment to providing a positive and rewarding experience—for our employees, our clients, and the community.

Bates White, located in Washington, DC, is seeking PhD candidates and experienced PhDs to work closely with senior staff and partners on high-profile engagements. Responsibilities include economic research, empirical analysis, report and presentation preparation, and project management. The firm is looking for candidates who possess strong written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to think creatively, analyze complex data, and develop clear, concise, and logical documents.

We are seeking individuals who specialize in industrial organization, labor, healthcare, econometrics, financial economics, and applied microeconomics/econometrics. We are additionally seeking individuals with experience in data science because working with large datasets is a significant and growing part of our business.

Our firm is recognized by leading academics and professionals as a premier place to work. Bates White has an innovative and entrepreneurial culture where bright minds from diverse backgrounds come together to solve difficult challenges facing legal, business, and government decision makers in the United States and around the world. In addition, the firm maintains strong relationships with key academics and industry experts.

We are deeply committed to providing a quality work experience and fostering and maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. This is evidenced in the firm’s academic focus, career development programs, and employee engagement activities (e.g., women’s network, community initiatives, and diversity-inclusion programs). Furthermore, Bates White rewards employees with highly competitive compensation and benefit programs.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/15/2020
Reference Instructions:
Please send three letters of recommendation to
Application Instructions:
For consideration, apply via our website. Please also send three letters of recommendation to Note that the application deadline is Sunday, November 15, 2020. If you are focusing your job search on consulting and would like to potentially start the interview process early, please submit your application by November 1 and indicate your focus in your cover letter. For more information, refer to

Bates White is an Equal Opportunity Employer.