JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022
Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington DC, UNITED STATES
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
J3 -- Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Equitable Growth has an immediate opening for a macroeconomist who can conduct original research and provide analyses of academic research on how macroeconomic policy tools can reduce the impact of economic downturns and ensure the economy works for everyone.
Responsibilities & Qualifications:
•Lead work on macroeconomics, a critical research and policy area in achieving our mission of shared economic growth; issue areas include macroeconomic causes and consequences of economic inequality, inclusive of the distributional effects by race, ethnicity and gender, fiscal and monetary policy, productivity, unemployment, the linkages to research and policy recommendations in microeconomics, and additional areas as relevant.
•Elevate research to a broader, policy-oriented audience by drafting written products independently or in partnership with other EG teams and representing EG to policymakers, and other outside stakeholders.
•Ph.D. in economics or related field or commensurate government experience.
•5+ years of experience engaged in macroeconomic research or policymaking.
•Understanding of the academic community and/or demonstrated experience promoting macroeconomic policy and racial and gender equity at the federal and/or state level.
•Ability to apply social science research to shape policy analysis, recommendations, and impact.
•A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in policy and in practice is required.
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