JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Department of the Treasury

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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy
Office of Financial Analysis
Financial Economist (Yield Curve Analysis)

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468355
Date Posted: 11/12/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Financial Economist (Yield Curve Analysis)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Treasury Department's Office of Financial Analysis (OFA) has an opening for a well-qualified analyst (new graduate or mid-career) to produce and advise on a set of yield curves used broadly across the economy, and to conduct research and advise on related policy matters. Yield curves generated by OFA include those mandated by the Pension Protection Act of 2006, which are relied on by thousands of pension plans nationwide, covering tens of millions of individuals, and holding trillions of dollars in assets.

The production of OFA’s suite of yield curves includes examining source data, customizing programming to compute the curves, and testing and analyzing results; continuously monitoring a wide range of data concerning fixed income markets, such as ratings, bond pricing algorithms, par amounts outstanding, and other related financial sector issues; and advising on the methods used to generate the curves.

The work requires skills usually associated with an advanced degree in economics or finance or similar field. Successful candidates must have previous analytic programming experience (i.e. R, Python, STATA, SAS, or MatLab). Experience or expertise in financial markets is preferred.

U.S. Citizenship required at the time of application. The Treasury Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit a job market packet (cover letter, CV, job market paper, and letters of reference) to, with the subject line "OFA staff position."

We will notify you when official government application is posted on Interested applicants must also apply to the official application as well.

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