JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Bureau of Economic Analysis

This listing is inactive.
Office of the Chief Economist
U.S. Department of Commerce

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466211
Date Posted: 12/01/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Suitland, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C6 -- Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
D -- Microeconomics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
O4 -- Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
Salary Range: $ 112,240-$ 157,709
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) seeks to fill multiple Ph.D. level research economist positions in 2021. A successful applicant must provide evidence of being proficient in data science techniques such as machine learning as well as being able to conduct high-quality research in economics in economics to support BEA’s mission and is expected to be able to work independently and publish in refereed journals.
Candidates should submit a research paper, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation through JOE by January 31, 2021. Candidates MUST be U.S. citizens at time of application.

BEA is a leader in the development of new and innovative approaches to economic measurement and its mission is to strengthen our understanding of the U.S. economy by improving GDP and other national, regional, industry, and international accounts data. BEA provides significant research support, including numerous datasets and computing resources. Starting salaries range from $112,240 to $157,709, depending on experience. BEA is an equal opportunity employer.

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Application Requirements
• CV
• Research Paper
• Letters of Reference

Application deadline: 1/31/2021

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Application Deadline Has Passed