JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President

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Economic Policy Division

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468233
Date Posted: 11/05/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Financial Economics
Public Economics
Welfare Economics
Education Economics
Labor Economics
Environmental Economics
Applied Microeconomics
Public Policy
Applied Econometrics
Policy Analysis
Insurance Programs
Credit Programs
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Executive Office of the President, is a fast-paced organization that contributes to virtually every major policy, regulatory, and management initiative in the Federal government. OMB's Economic Policy Division includes a small team of economists that impacts public policy by making recommendations to OMB and White House leadership in a wide range of areas. Our economists work in interdisciplinary teams to model and analyze the impact of Federal government policies over the short, medium and long term, and develop the economic forecast used for the President's Budget. We contribute to analyses and policy discussions within OMB and across the components of the Executive Office of the President and the US Government including with the Council of Economic Advisors, the National Economic Council, the Domestic Policy Council, and the Treasury Department.

Expertise or interest in applied microeconomics, financial economics and/or environmental economics is desirable. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as technical expertise, and an enthusiasm for applying economic tools from a wide range of fields to many different policy areas. U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer. Please contact with any questions.

Application Requirements:
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 12/17/2021
Application Instructions:
We will initially be doing virtual interviews to meet promising candidates. Please contact with any questions.
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