JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

The Brattle Group

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Associate - Electricity Focus

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466813
Date Posted: 04/13/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate - Electricity Focus
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES
Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
JEL Classifications:
D4 -- Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
L0 -- General
industrial organization
electricity markets
energy economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Brattle Group is seeking an Associate to work in our Boston, DC, San Francisco, or Toronto office.

The Associate will work in a growth-oriented team environment to help our clients address the most important economic issues facing the electricity sector of the future, by: developing clean energy policy instruments; meeting electricity needs and environmental objectives efficiently and reliably through wholesale electricity market design, renewable energy procurements, transmission planning, enhanced utility resource planning, and integration of distributed energy resources and load flexibility; facilitating electrification of transportation and other sectors; developing innovative utility business models to enable distributed energy resources, load flexibility, electrification, and efficiency; modernizing retail rates, including performance-based rates; establishing risk management strategies against increased exposures to extreme stress; determining the costs to provide electric service and appropriate rates of return for regulated assets; and providing expert analysis and testimony in regulatory proceedings and disputes.

Education and Experience Requirements:
• Strong background in economics and interest in energy
• PhD in Economics, Public Policy or related fields with a strong foundation in quantitative analysis; OR MBA or Master’s degree with a focus in Economics and 4+ years of research or professional experience in a related field

Ideal Candidates Will Possess or Have a Desire to Develop:
• Demonstrated potential and enthusiasm to develop new expertise areas, develop professionally, and help identify innovative solutions for our clients
• Pre or postgraduate work experience in a related field
• Exceptional writing, presentation, and verbal communications skills
• Strong analytic, quantitative, and practical problem-solving skills such as econometrics, statistics, programming, modeling, or applied mathematics
• Flexibility to use a variety of conceptual frameworks and analytical tools from across different disciplines
• Intellectual curiosity
• An entrepreneurial drive
• Strong relationship and team-building skills
• Desire to work in a collaborative team environment
• Demonstrated record of outstanding academic and/or practical accomplishment such as publications in academic journals

To be considered for the Associate – Electricity Focus position, please submit the following materials via the Careers/Current Openings page of our website at
• Cover letter
• CV/resume
• A writing sample/research paper
• Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted)

The Brattle Group is an equal opportunity employer: Please read our full EEO statement here.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2021