JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

U.S. Department of Justice

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Economic Analysis Group

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467976
Date Posted: 10/21/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
F1 -- Trade
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
I1 -- Health
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
Q1 -- Agriculture
Q4 -- Energy
Industrial Organization
Applied Econometrics
Labor Economics
Health Economics
Salary Range: $87,198 - $134,798
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economic Analysis Group (EAG) of the Antitrust Division anticipates openings for economists in 2021. Economists with the Antitrust Division work in teams with attorneys and other economists to analyze industries, evaluate the competitive implications of proposed mergers, comment on proposed regulations and legislation, evaluate allegations of anticompetitive behavior, and provide expert testimony and support in antitrust litigation. The Antitrust Division is particularly focused on promoting competition for goods and services whose price and quality are of great importance for people throughout the United States. While many economists at the Antitrust Division have a background in industrial organization, the Division does substantial work on health and labor issues and we value the skills found throughout the fields of applied microeconomics. Smart, creative people who like working in teams and enjoy applying economics to new problems should submit curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, research paper, and copy of graduate school transcript to The Antitrust Division is an equal opportunity employer. U.S. citizenship is required for consideration. A Ph.D. is desirable. The Antitrust Division web site is at For questions, contact us at

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/17/2021
Reference Instructions:
Please submit 3 letters of recommendation to
Application Instructions:
Please submit curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, research paper, and copy of graduate school transcript to