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August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023


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Transportation Innovation Center
Transportation Performance & Economic Analysis

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470150
Date Posted: 10/05/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Mclean, Virginia, UNITED STATES
Bedford, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Multidisciplinary Environment
Full Text of JOE Listing:

MITRE is currently seeking Economists to support the continued growth of our portfolio of applied economics work across an exciting and diverse set of sponsors. Focused on solving problems for a safer world, we conduct quantitative domestic and international economic modeling and analysis to inform and assess the impacts of changes to policies, regulations, technology, infrastructure, supply and/or demand. Our deep technical expertise and breadth of perspective provide insights into the broader economic effects of these changes, and we apply those skills within and beyond transportation sectors.

Our teams have expertise in advanced econometrics, macroeconomics and microeconomics, industrial organization, forecasting, policy analysis, computable general equilibrium modeling, complex valuations, cost-benefit analysis, and spatial modeling/statistics. Our backgrounds as just as diverse, with applied experience in government, industry, and academia. We also partner with leading practitioners from universities around the world in developing world class and one-of-a-kind capabilities. Our work includes sponsorship from across government agencies, as well as a robust applied research program.

Job Responsibilities:

Econometric and economic modeling and analysis, cost benefit analysis, handling large datasets and data driven analysis, policy and investment analysis, sponsor engagement and support, economic analysis in support of regulatory policy, pre- and post-implementation analysis, forecasting, and applied research.

Key Responsibilities:

Policy assessment
Economic model development
Benefit assessments
Custom research using advanced econometric techniques (time series, panel, discrete choice, reduced form causal inference, structural modelling, etc.)

Required Qualifications:

Necessary skills include advanced econometrics (time series, discrete choice, panel, and additional methods), economic analysis, handling large data sets, and policy analysis.
Mathematical modeling.
Knowledge of economic data sets, including but not limited to: Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Census, IHS Markit, FRED, UN Comtrade, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Strong attention and accountability to detail required. Oral and written communication skills are essential.
The ability to work across diverse teams, departments, and other organizations with varied backgrounds in a collaborative environment is required.
Master’s degree in Economics or equivalent and 3 years of related experience. Academic (teaching, research) experience counts toward minimum.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in the following topic areas is desired, but not required: climate change/environmental economics, international trade, supply chains, critical infrastructure, transportation, defense and/or aviation.
Experience with computable general equilibrium modeling is highly desired, not required.
Experience working with government sponsors and agencies desired, not required.
PhD, PhD Candidate in Economics

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2023