JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Fannie Mae

Economic & Strategic Research
Lead Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467040
Date Posted: 08/01/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Lead Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
G0 -- General
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
G4 -- Behavioral Finance
R0 -- General
R3 -- Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location
Housing Market
Business Strategy
R Programing
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Work with a team of PhD researchers to provide guidance and leadership to the team's research efforts, using public and company data to inform and quantify the impact of proposed or implemented policy changes. Apply research best practices to the development and ongoing improvement of forecasts, indices, and surveys, including the evaluation of Fannie Mae's products and policies. Lead the team in applying processes and operationalizing statistical tools and models to provide analysis for downstream users (e.g. home price forecasts or indices, survey results, or other model implementations).

Some of the required Skills:
4 years of relevant work experience
Highly preferred PhD in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, or similar
Experience in independent economic research, forecasting, data analysis or related projects
Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand
Technical ability with statistical software packages including coding, debugging, modeling and economic analysis with relevant programming languages (Python, R, SAS, SQL, etc...)

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Please directly via the Fannie Mae careers page using the link below.