JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022


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Transportation Performance & Economic Analysis
Senior / Lead Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468343
Date Posted: 11/12/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior / Lead Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: McLean, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
R4 -- Transportation Economics
G0 -- General
international finance
Full Text of JOE Listing:

MITRE has an opportunity for a Senior / Lead Economist to support the growth of our portfolio of economics work across diverse sponsors in the U.S. Government. The position will work in a multidisciplinary environment with a collegial team of applied economists who provide an analytic basis for decision-making in multiple topic areas, including aviation, transportation, international trade, international finance, critical technologies, and climate change.

Expect a team environment with self-motivated, highly trained professionals. This is an applied research environment where tasks are rarely routine and often require novel approaches.

Typical projects for this position include:

Policy assessment.
Cost-benefit analysis.
Custom research using advanced econometric techniques (time series, panel, discrete choice, reduced form causal inference, structural modelling, etc.).
Outstanding communication skills will be used to present research results as actionable / practical solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD/PhD candidate in Economics.
U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance are also required.
Demonstrated understanding of advanced econometric techniques.

MITRE will be conducting virtual interviews between January 5 and January 7, 2022. The deadline for applications is December 17, 2021.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/17/2021