JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Location: Remote with a preference for US, UK, and European residents.
is a U.S.-based company, with a global footprint, that conducts original data-driven research on the digital economy, with a particular focus on payments and commerce, fintech, and crypto, for a diverse set of clients including many of the leading digital businesses. We are looking for a motivated senior analyst, with experience in economics, statistics, and survey research, to lead research projects. The successful candidate will join a team or more than 30 economists, statisticians, and other social scientists, including senior academics.
The candidate will lead research projects, including developing the conceptual research approach, and supervising quantitative and qualitative research. The candidate will often need to supervise the development, implementation, and analysis of large-scale surveys of consumers or businesses in multiple geographies. The candidate will also be responsible for drafting reports, drawing interesting and compelling insights, clearly written in English for non-technical business readers.
The candidate should have at least an MA in economics, or related field, with a specialty or a least substantial coursework in econometrics and statistics. At least two years of practical experience in doing quantitative research is a must and experience with conducting large-scale consumer surveys a plus. Excellent written and spoken English, and the ability to write clearly, is also a must. The candidate should also be fluent in statistical software such as STATA, python, or R as well as Excel (+using Macros using VBA). Skills using SQL or other programming languages are a plus as is experience with survey research platforms such as Qualtrics. Finally, the candidate should be self-motivated and able to work effectively with a large virtual team.
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