JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Wolfe Research LLC

Equity Research
Quantitative Research, ESG, and Portfolio Strategy
Macro Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467243
Date Posted: 08/30/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Macro Research Associate
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York City (Midtown), New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
E0 -- General
G1 -- Asset Markets and Pricing
Keywords:
Macroeconomic research
Econometrics and time series analysis
Economic policy
Investment strategy
Asset allocation
Investment bank research
Salary Range: $80,000 to $120,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Wolfe Research is one of the best-known boutique investment banks on Wall Street. The QES (Quantitative Research, ESG, and Portfolio Strategy) team has been consistently ranked #1 by the Institutional Investor’s research surveys in the US, Europe, and Asia. The team writes cutting edge research, utilizing unique Big Data and machine learning techniques. The team actively services most of the world’s largest asset managers around the globe.

The Macro Research Associate will work closely with other senior members of QES team to collaboratively perform cutting edge research in macroeconomic forecast, asset allocation, and return/risk predictions. The person will also be actively working with the firm’s institutional clients in designing investment strategies.

A PhD degree in macroeconomics/econometrics is preferred (but a Master’s degree in Economics, Financial Engineering, Computer Science, or Engineering with significant experience in conducting in-depth academic quality research is also acceptable). Candidates are expected to have strong knowledge in macroeconomics, econometrics, time series analysis, statistics, economic policies, and asset allocation. Knowledge and experience in R, Python, or other major programming languages and/or major statistical/econometric packages (e.g., EViews, Stata) are required. Candidates should have good written and verbal communication skills and enjoy working in a fast pace team environment.

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • Job Market Paper
  • Research Papers
  • CV
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Please submit your CV, list of publications (including working papers), and code examples to Yin Luo (YLuo@wolferesearch.com)