JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024


Consultant/Vice President/Senior Vice President

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473987
Date Posted: 05/24/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Consultant/Vice President/Senior Vice President
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classifications:
L -- Industrial Organization
D -- Microeconomics
K -- Law and Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
Industrial Organization
Applied Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Job Description

AlixPartners is a global consulting firm that offers litigation, arbitration, and economic consulting services. AlixPartners’ economic consulting services relate to antitrust, commercial and regulatory investigations, including mergers, litigation and damage calculations.

AlixPartners’ Tokyo office is looking for a Japanese-and-English-speaking PhD/Master economist who is keen to apply economic analysis to real-world cases that are high-profile and can have a significant impact on broad business and economic activities in Japan and all over the world. The focus of the work will be in Japan but there will also be opportunities to work on European and US matters.

Your responsibilities will include:
・Performing economic and industry research and analyzing client materials to develop a good understanding of the nature and issues of a case;
・Communicating with clients to obtain required data and information to be used for economic analysis;
・Performing data analysis, statistical modelling, and regression analysis using languages such as Stata, R, Python, or SAS; and
・Writing reports for clients and their legal advisors, competition authorities, and courts, including concisely identifying and assessing the key issues, summarizing data, approaches, and results of your analysis, and assisting team members in interpreting the results in the context of the economic and/or commercial issues at stake.

・Native or business-level of Japanese and English languages;
・PhD or Master in Economics, preferably with a focus in Industrial Organization, Microeconomics, Econometrics, or Applied Economics;
・Capability with MS Excel and analytical software/relational database and econometrics programs (e.g., Stata, R, SAS, MS SQL Server, MS Access, SPSS);
・Strong record of technical expertise through past casework and/or publications; and
・Excellent communication, managerial and analytical skills, as well as leadership skills.
・5+ years of work experience (especially in the consulting industry) is a plus.

Application Requirements:
  • Research Papers
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 07/31/2024