JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)

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Modeling and Forecasting Department
Senior Economist

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465450
Date Posted: 10/01/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J0 -- General
O1 -- Economic Development
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
H0 -- General
R0 -- General
Senior Economist;
Housing and economic policy;
Economics research;
Socioeconomic growth forecasts
Economic recovery and growth;
Urban planning;
statistical software programs;
Public sector economic analysis;
statistics related to demographic/socioeconomic estimation and projections;
scripting or programming tools;
advanced economic theory and concepts;
advanced statistical principles and concepts;
econometric models and concepts;
urban and regional economics;
regional employment forecast model;
population projection model;
Salary Range: $102,710.40 - $133,536.00
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Los Angeles based Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is seeking an experienced professional with exceptional analytical and communication skills for the position of Senior Economist to join the Modeling and Forecasting Department. When you join SCAG, you can expect a culture where collaboration and teamwork are fostered. SCAG's workforce is highly educated, passionate, and is committed to innovation that improves the quality of life for all Southern Californians.

The Senior Economist will keep abreast of the latest developments in housing and economic policy, economics research, and produce long term socioeconomic growth forecasts. This position offers the opportunity to make a significant impact in the region by participating in division-wide cross-functional initiatives, undertaking complex analytical and research assignments, and collaborating with our Policy and Public Affairs Division in organizing SCAG’s Annual Economic Summit. The Senior Economist will be responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of a work plan for economic recovery and growth in Southern California, with an initial focus on the COVID-19 Pandemic impact on the regional economy, local government finance, and economic inclusion.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2021
Application Instructions:
For successful review of your application, please ensure the following:

1) Please submit a current resume
2) Please submit a cover letter
3) Please ensure complete responses to the supplemental questionnaire in the application process

Thank you.