JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

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Research Analyst, Economics of Biopharmaceutical Innovation

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467827
Date Posted: 10/13/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Analyst, Economics of Biopharmaceutical Innovation
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Biopharmaceutical Industry
Drug Innovation

Status Update: Position has been filled
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)—the world’s top-ranked think tank for science and technology policy—seeks a policy analyst to conduct research and engage in public policy debates on a range of issues related to innovation in the biopharmaceutical industry, with a particular focus on U.S. competitiveness and drug innovation. ITIF has long focused on this area of innovation and now seeks to ramp up its work. This is a full-time, permanent position.

The policy analyst will conduct research on a host of economic issues related to the biopharma industry, including U.S. competitiveness relative to other nations and the role of regulation, including drug pricing, on innovation. The position reports to ITIF’s Vice President of Global Innovation Policy. The analyst will conduct research and author reports, blog posts, and op-eds. The position will ideally be based in Washington, DC, but remote work is possible.

The ideal applicant will have strong economic analysis capabilities, including a facility with econometrics, and an understanding the economics of industry and economic policy.

Learn more about the position and how to apply at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Reference Instructions:
To apply for this position, please submit the following to

Cover letter stating your specific interest and qualifications for the position. Resumes submitted without a tailored cover letter will not be considered.
A writing sample of relevant materials not more than 5-7 pages.