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 (Economic and Social Policy)

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472781
Date Posted: 10/13/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Analyst / PhD Economist (Economic and Social Policy)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Rockville, Maryland, UNITED STATES
Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
Durham, North Carolina, 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
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Labor Economics
Economics of Education
Public Policy
Urban Economics
Public Economics
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 social and economic 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 education, workforce, food and nutrition, and children youth and families, or housing and asset building 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 human services, housing and asset building, public health, health care, criminal justice, and environment and natural resources.

Our work includes:
• Impact evaluation (randomized controlled trial experiments, quasi-experiments),
• Meta-analysis,
• Monitoring and surveillance,
• systematic evidence reviews,
• evaluation technical assistance,
• implementation and process studies, and
• community engagement and participatory research.

Our contributions—at all government levels—have resulted in better programs on housing, community revitalization, education, workforce development, income security, food assistance, and in support of children, youth, and disadvantaged families. Our clients include federal agencies, as well as state agencies, foundations, and nonprofit organizations.

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