Global Macro Research - Associate

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Item to be spoken upon at a later date
Posted
Oct 01, 2018
Closes
Nov 30, 2018
Government & Institutions
Economist, Finance Officer, Researcher
Contract Type
Permanent

Global Investment Research (GIR) division provides investment recommendations by generating fundamental research and analysis of economies, markets, industries and companies. GIR analysts help our clients achieve superior returns by seeking to develop creative, differentiated investment insights and ideas. Our clients include asset managers, hedge funds, mutual funds, and pension funds, among others.

 

 

 

We are seeking PhD candidates in economics or Finance to join the Macro Research team within GIR. The team focuses on the intersection between economics and financial markets across a wide class of assets including equities, fixed income/credit, currencies, and commodities.  

 

 

 

Job Summary and Responsibilities
• Generate unique, thematic written research

 

• Develop quantitative models to forecast economic growth, inflation, and interest rates 
• Interpret and comment on high-frequency economic data releases 

 

• Build and maintain financial models

 

• Present economic/market views to external and internal clients

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications 

 

• PhD in Economics or Finance

 

• Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills

 

• A proven capability for original and thought-provoking research

 

• Ability to work both autonomously and in a close team setting

 

• An enthusiastic researcher

 

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to interact with global stakeholders

 

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