JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

U.S. Department of the Treasury

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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy
Microeconomic Analysis

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472807
Date Posted: 10/16/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D0 -- General
Monetary Fiscal Developments
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Treasury Department's Office of Microeconomic Analysis anticipates having one or more openings for well-qualified economists interested in helping develop economic policy at the federal level. New graduates and experienced economists are welcome to apply. Our office conducts research and analysis for senior Treasury and Administration officials and the public on a wide range of economic issues, including fiscal policy, energy and the environment, health, entitlement programs, pensions, labor, education, housing, insurance, regulation, technological change, infrastructure, and financial markets. Staff economists work closely with top policymakers throughout the federal government while also pursuing their own research agenda, as time permits.

The work requires skills usually associated with a Ph.D. in economics or similar degree. In addition, successful candidates must have the ability to present their views clearly and concisely in written and oral briefings, often under tight time constraints.

Our office values diversity and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to creating and maintaining a work environment that 1) attracts the widest pool of talent; 2) provides opportunities for all employees to maximize their potential and contribute to the agency’s mission; and 3) ensures all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 11/26/2023
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, job market paper, and at least two letters of reference to, with the subject line "Micro staff position," by November 26, 2023. Virtual first round interviews will begin in late fall 2023.

Candidates must also apply through to be considered:

U.S. citizenship is required at the time of application.
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