JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

NYC Independent Budget Office

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JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469174
Date Posted: 03/18/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Economist, Public Policy, revenue forecasting and tax policy analysis.
Salary Range: $80,000 to $110,000, depending on experience.
Full Text of JOE Listing:


The Independent Budget Office (IBO) is seeking an economist with a keen interest in public policy. IBO provides nonpartisan information on the city budget and tax revenues. The economics team conducts research focused on NYC, generates forecasts, and responds to information requests.

Candidates with experience in local economic modeling or revenue forecasting and tax policy analysis are strongly preferred. A Ph.D. in Economics is preferred. Experience in an applied research organization and writing for a policy-oriented audience a plus.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate skills in quantitative research and policy analysis. Commitment to impartial research is essential. Must be comfortable working collaboratively, juggling multiple tasks, and interacting with a variety of stakeholders. Ability to take initiative and meet deadlines is critical.

IBO is an equal opportunity employer. New York City residency is required for candidates with less than two years of city service; others may reside in Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk or Westchester Counties. Foreign nationals must have a valid permanent resident card (“green card”) or renewable work permit.

New hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by the date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is approved by the hiring agency.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 04/25/2022
Application Instructions:
Please forward a resume and cover letter to by April 25, 2022.

No phone calls please.