JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Emmis Communications

Digonex
Economist Team
Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467264
Date Posted: 08/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
D4 -- Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
L1 -- Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
L2 -- Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior
Keywords:
Dynamic Pricing
Revenue Management
Demand Estimation
Applied Econometrics
Industrial Organization
Applied Microeconomics
Mathematical & Quantitative Methods
Econometric & Statistical Methods
Market Structure & Pricing

Full Text of JOE Listing:

Digonex, Indianapolis, IN

Digonex serves the pricing needs of clients in attractions and live entertainment through the development of customized algorithms.

Digonex is seeking a candidate with Ph.D. in economics or operations research with a strong background in applied econometrics, statistical methods, industrial organization, and the microeconomics of optimal pricing strategies. The economist will oversee and enhance the implementation of existing algorithms, in addition to developing customized and automated algorithms to optimize pricing.

Required skills
* Experience developing and implementing demand models and optimization techniques
* Advanced knowledge of Stata, Python and/or R
* Ability to work independently as well as with a team of programmers and project managers
* Effective communication skills

Valued fields of expertise
* Dynamic pricing
* Revenue management
* Operations research
* Machine learning

Salary is competitive and will depend on experience. We will start conducting interviews in Fall 2021. We will also interview candidates virtually as part of the AEA meetings in January 2022.

Electronic applications only; interested candidates must submit a cover letter explaining relevant research or experience, resume, official transcript, job market paper, and have three letters of reference. The deadline for application is December 12, 2021 for interviews in January 2022.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Job Market Paper
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Application Instructions:
The deadline for application is December 12, 2021 for those candidates who want to be interviewed in January 2022.