JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Abt Associates

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Research, Monitoring & Evaluation
Senior Analyst / PhD Economist (Health)

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472777
Date Posted: 10/13/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Analyst / PhD Economist (Health)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Rockville, Maryland, UNITED STATES
Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Durham, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
Health Economics
Behavioral Health
Health Policy
Mental Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Abt Associates ( is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation, technical assistance, and program implementation in a range of policy areas. We conduct rigorous research and evaluation to generate evidence-based insights, shaping healthcare policies that benefit millions of Americans, while improving program efficiency and effectiveness. At Abt, we are committed to improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide, and we celebrate and thrive on different perspectives, cultures, expertise, and points of view.

We are recruiting new and experienced PhD economists with strong quantitative research skills, research design experience, and knowledge of important domestic public policy areas such as health policy and public health to join the Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Capability team. As a member of the Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Capability team, you will apply general and specialized knowledge of principles and concepts in the field of economics to conduct research, monitoring, and evaluation at the highest levels of quality and rigor to generate evidence-based insights. We offer a diverse and collegial environment and are dedicated to finding solutions to the most pressing research challenges in health policy and public health. Our work includes:

• Impact evaluation (randomized controlled trial experiments, quasi-experiments);
• Meta-analysis;
• Monitoring and surveillance;
• Evaluating healthcare, public health, and behavioral health programs and policies;
• Payment systems reform;
• Infectious and chronic disease modeling; and
• Analyzing access to and quality and outcomes of healthcare services
• Systematic evidence reviews; and
• Evaluation technical assistance

Our clients include the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, as well as state governments and private foundations.

Please submit application materials online through the JOE website by November 15, 2023.

Application Requirements:
• Cover Letter
• CV
• Job Market Paper
• Letters of Reference

Additional Information For Applicants:

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2024
  • Application Deadline Has Passed