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Transportation Innovation Center
Transportation Performance & Economic Analysis
Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modeler

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470479
Date Posted: 10/17/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modeler
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Mclean, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modeler
Full Text of JOE Listing:

MITRE is 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.

Job Responsibilities:

Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modeling and model development.
Assessment of domestic and international economic impacts.
Converting diverse data and information, at times from other models, into model input appropriate for CGE modeling.

Key Responsibilities:

Policy assessment
Economic model development
Impact assessment in domestic and international economies
Benefit assessments
Custom research using advanced econometric techniques (time series, panel, discrete choice, reduced form causal inference, structural modelling, etc.)
Outstanding communication skills will be used to present research results as actionable / practical solutions.

Required Qualifications:

Experienced Computable General Equilibrium modeling (CGE) modeler, ideally one whose is experienced using the GEMPACK software (e.g., GTAP, USAGE). CGE modeling experience using the GAMS software will also be considered.
Ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance.
Outstanding communication skills: creation & presentation of complex concepts and actionable solutions.
Necessary skills include advanced econometrics (time series, discrete choice, panel, and additional methods), economic analysis, handling large data sets, and policy and investment 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. 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. Applicable academic (teaching, research) experience in CGE counts toward minimum.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with the GEMPACK software packages.
5 + years related experience with Computable General Equilibrium modeling.
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 working with government sponsors and agencies desired, not required.
PhD, PhD Candidate in Economics
Seeking mid-level career professionals, as well prospective and recent PhD graduates.

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