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August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Charles River Associates

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Senior Associate (Economic Consulting)

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472250
Date Posted: 09/01/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Associate (Economic Consulting)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Oakland/San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES
Tallahassee, Florida, UNITED STATES
Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
Brussels, BELGIUM
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that provides independent economic and financial analysis on litigation matters, guides businesses through critical strategy and operational issues, and advises governments on the economic impact of policies and regulations. Practice groups focus on specific areas of expertise or industries to deliver two main services – litigation support and management consulting.

Hiring Practices and Locations:
• Antitrust and Competition Economics (Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Oakland/San Francisco Area, CA; Washington, DC, Toronto, ON; Brussels, Belgium; London, United Kingdom; Munich, Germany; Paris, France;)
• Financial Economics (Washington, DC)
• Life Sciences (Boston, MA, Washington, DC, Toronto, ON)
• Labor & Employment (College Station, TX; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Washington, DC)

Senior Associates work closely with senior consultants on project teams. Successful candidates have a strong knowledge of economic concepts and a range of research and quantitative skills. A typical Senior Associate would:
• Conduct research in a team-oriented environment alongside highly respected academics, industry experts and regulators;
• Identify and conceptualize issues, design economic models to analyze data, and manage the research process;
• Supervise, train and mentor junior analysts;
• Assist in the development and presentation of client deliverables, including expert reports and white papers summarizing opinions, conclusions, and recommendations using market, industry or client-proprietary data;
• Act as a primary point of contact for attorneys and other industry or government clients on a variety of practice-relevant issues;
• Program, build models and/or perform regression analyses in statistical analysis programs (such as Stata, SAS, Python, R, Matlab or Mathematica);
• Ensure the integrity and accuracy of analyses and opinions;
• Participate in practice-building activities (training, recruiting, publication, expertise sharing, etc.).

As most of our work is done in the office, minimal travel is required.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or ABD in economics, finance, or accounting or a closely aligned field, and will have specific expertise in the fields of industrial organization, applied microeconomics, econometrics, labor, health, intellectual property, pricing, corporate finance, financial accounting, or other quantitative areas. Previous experience in teaching, research, or industry is desirable.

Charles River Associates is an equal opportunity employer (EOE/AAE), and are committed to a fair and consistent hiring process

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/29/2023
Application Instructions:
To be considered for all interview opportunities, candidates must submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a copy of a research/job market paper or dissertation, and letters of recommendation to the Econ Job Market posting(s) for the practice(s) they choose (, and also apply to the CRA website posting by November 4:
( for North American locations
( for European locations