JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

National Center for Environmental Economics
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111469646
Date Posted: 08/18/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C6 -- Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
D -- Microeconomics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Environmental Economics
Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics
Microeconomics and Econometric Modeling
Salary Range: $89,834 to $138,868
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Environmental Protection Agency is recruiting research economists to join the National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE) to conduct economic research and analysis. NCEE's mission is to advance the theory and practice of economics and risk analysis within EPA (

NCEE serves as a center of expertise for cutting-edge policy analysis and research in environmental economics ( NCEE economists engage in both fast-paced efforts to apply economic reasoning in real-time regulatory development, and longer-term research projects to inform the Agency’s strategic direction.

Applicants should have a completed PhD in economics by August 2023. NCEE is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in applied econometrics or statistics, particularly in areas of public health or environmental economics; survey design; integrated assessment modeling; incorporating uncertainty into assessments of benefits and costs; environmental justice; and chemical regulation.

Full U.S. citizenship is required and must be affirmed in application for consideration. Salaries are competitive. EPA is an equal opportunity employer. Send application questions to

Applications requested by November 20 for full consideration. Informational interviews planned for December or January.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2023