JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

The Urban Institute

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Tax Policy Center
Research Associate (Tax Policy)

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465609
Date Posted: 10/23/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Associate (Tax Policy)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
Public Economics
Federal Taxation
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Tax Policy Center (TPC), a joint project of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution, provides independent analysis of current and longer-term tax issues and communicates its analysis in a timely and accessible manner. TPC seeks an intellectually curious and creative PhD level (or master's + equivalent experience) researcher with demonstrated expertise in applied microeconomics, econometrics, microsimulation modeling or programming. The ability to model tax legislation and proposals and to write clear, accurate, and timely analyses will be essential. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator with policy experts, decision makers and general audiences, have a broad knowledge and understanding of public finance or a related area of applied microeconomics, and a strong interest in the US tax system. This role will contribute to the analysis and modeling of a broad range of tax policies, including those affecting corporations and other businesses. Background in business taxes is a plus. The research associate will also have the opportunity to present their tax policy research findings in professional journals and in academic and professional settings.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2021
Application Instructions:
Along with your CV and Cover Letter, please include a writing sample. We are also requesting the submission of your letters of recommendation.