JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023

California Department of Finance

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Research Economist (Research Data Specialist)

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471762
Date Posted: 04/21/2023
Date Inactive: 07/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist (Research Data Specialist)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
E0 -- General
H7 -- State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations
R0 -- General
Research Economist
Economic Research
California Economy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Under the general direction of the Chief Economist, the Research Economist (Research Data Specialist) as part of the Economic Research Unit at the California Department of Finance will be responsible for producing the official economic forecasts for the State of California, analyzing the economic impact of various enacted and proposed policies, weekly data updates, producing memos for the Director of Finance and the Governor’s Office on current economic issues, organizing and participating in Finance’s biannual economic forecast conference attended by top forecasters across the state, supporting the Chief Economist with the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors, and reviewing regulatory impacts from California agencies proposing new regulations. The topics of regulatory reviews span all areas of state policy, such as insurance, environmental policies, health care, and worker safety, among others. The economic forecasts and the economic policy analysis provided by the unit inform California’s state budget and other decisions made key decision makers including the Governor.  The Research Data Specialist will lead projects, produce reports, support the Chief Economist, work with a diverse team and will be responsible for analyzing and maintaining a working knowledge on current economic issues and data including labor market, personal income, housing, and inflation data.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 07/31/2023