JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Amazon

Economist

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465919
Date Posted: 11/05/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D0 -- General
Keywords:
Economics
Applied Microeconomics
Reduced Form Causal Analysis
Time Series/Forecasting
Empirical Industrial Organization
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Economists at Amazon will be expected to work directly with our Chief Economists and senior management on key business problems faced in retail, international retail, cloud computing, third party merchants, search, Kindle, streaming video, and operations. Amazon economists will apply the frontier of economic thinking to market design, pricing, forecasting, program evaluation, online advertising and other areas. You will build econometric models, using our world class data systems, and apply economic theory to solve business problems in a fast moving environment. Economists at Amazon will be expected to develop new techniques to process large data sets, address quantitative problems, and contribute to design of automated systems around the company.

Basic Qualifications
· PhD in Economics, Quantitative Marketing, Finance, or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications
· Applicants with considerably more experience, including mid-career, are also strongly encouraged.
· Strong background in statistics methodology, applications to business problems, and/or big data.
· Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment.
· Strong research track record.
· Effective verbal and written communications skills.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
Application deadline: 01/31/2021