JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

U.S. International Trade Commission

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Office of Economics
Country and Regional Analysis Division
International Economist

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472948
Date Posted: 10/26/2023
Date Inactive: 11/30/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: International Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
International Trade
Trade agreements
Nontariff measures
Economic Development
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Trade and labor
Global value chains
Regional and country analysis
Salary Range: $94,199 to $172,075

Status Update: Deadline Passed
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The USITC is an independent federal agency that provides objective economic assessments of government policies, commercial practices, and other issues related to international trade and investment. The agency is consistently ranked as one of best places to work among federal agencies. USITC Economists work in multi-disciplinary teams to provide economic expertise in USITC reports for the President, the U.S. Trade Representative, and Congress.

Economists in the Country and Regional Analysis Division (CRD) often serve as authors and project leaders for Commission reports (for examples, see CRD economists also engage in strategic research initiatives and participate in research groups (e.g., CRD is interested in candidates with experience leading research teams and an interest in applied economics topics related to international trade. We are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge of emerging trade issues, and/or trade policies and practices in specific regions or countries. Expertise in data analysis, econometrics, and/or economic modelling would be an asset.

At USITC, economists have access to international trade experts, data and other research resources, training opportunities, travel to domestic and international conferences, and an active seminar series and visiting scholar program.

U.S. Citizenship Required. USITC is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
Application deadline: 11/20/2023
Application Instructions:
To be considered for this position, you must apply through USAJobs ( between October 19 and November 20, 2023. For a link to the advertisement on the USAJobs website and for more information on USITC positions, please visit

The USITC will interview applicants virtually. USITC staff will reach out to applicants to schedule interviews beginning in mid-December, 2023.
  • Application Deadline Has Passed