JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Milken Institute

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Associate Director/Economist

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470367
Date Posted: 10/14/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Director/Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: santa monica, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Research department at the Milken Institute is seeking exceptional candidates in International Finance. Qualified candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills and a Ph.D. in Economics with a solid background in data analysis in financial or macro data analysis and advanced statistical programming skills (R, Stata, etc.). Working knowledge of machine learning techniques or big data analytics would be a plus.

The ideal candidate will work collaboratively to conduct applied research on issues pertinent at the international, national, and regional levels. The ability to communicate complex, technical concepts concisely and clearly to an audience with various backgrounds and levels of experience is essential.


Write up findings and recommendations that can be shared with stakeholders;
Conduct sophisticated empirical research in International Finance;
Coordinate research with various policy centers within MI;
Present research findings to technical and non-technical audiences internally and externally;

PhD in Economics or related fields;
A minimum of 4 years of experience in conducting quantitative research analysis (international finance data, finance data);
A minimum of 4 years of experience with statistical analysis and programming tools such as R or Stata;
Strong quantitative skills and analytical problem solving required;

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2023