Financial Economist

Employer
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Location
Washington, DC
Salary
Dependent on experience
Closing date
Dec 24, 2022

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Government & Institutions
Economist
Contract Type
Permanent

The Federal Reserve Board is seeking new Ph.D. and seasoned economist candidates who demonstrate the potential to contribute creatively to academic research and policy in a collaborative workplace and to engage constructively with differing viewpoints in their work. We invite applications from candidates with a Ph.D. in economics, finance, or a related discipline, or who are nearing completion of their doctoral dissertation.

The Board employs over 400 Ph.D. economists to support its research and policy missions, which affect all sectors and people in the economy. To understand the economy in its entirety, the Board is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce. As such, we especially encourage submissions from groups traditionally less represented in economics and finance. We recognize the benefit derived from different perspectives. To analyze the vast array of data, conditions, and economic experiences that describe the economy, the Board relies on research economists with a wide variety of backgrounds, interests, and expertise. To learn more about Board economists’ work in microeconomics, macroeconomics, finance, international economics, economic measurement, and other fields, please browse through the economists’ web pages, which can be found here:  https://www.federalreserve.gov/econres/theeconomists.htm.

Researchers at the Board benefit from extensive and unique data resources, state-of-the-art computing facilities, highly trained and motivated research assistants and analysts, and active speaker series and workshops. Information on resources is available at www.federalreserve.gov/research.  The Board also hosts a Federal Statistical Research Data Center, which allows researchers with approved projects to access restricted-use microdata from the Census Bureau and other agencies to address important research questions. A generous benefits package that includes parental leave and alternative work schedules to support work-life balance is available to Board employees.

Please apply by November 14, 2022, through the AEA Job Openings for Economists website with a curriculum vitae, job market paper, questions regarding citizenship in the JOE application, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. Late applications may be considered as scheduling allows.

All employees of the Federal Reserve Board must be U.S. citizens or must declare their intent to apply for U.S. citizenship when eligible to do so by signing a declaration prior to employment.

Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless the Board determines a legal exception applies.

Application Requirements

  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Letters of Reference
  • Questions regarding citizenship in the JOE application
  • Diversity statement: The Federal Reserve Board is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.  Please include a brief discussion (anything from a paragraph to a page) of your perspective on diversity and inclusion (D&I), including how you have sought out diverse viewpoints in your work, collaborated with people with different backgrounds and experiences, worked with individuals or groups focused on D&I issues, or conducted research on D&I related topics, such as differences in economic outcomes or experiences across groups.  Please also include any thoughts on how you could help foster an inclusive environment featuring an open exchange of ideas from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.  If you have already developed a similar statement for another institution, including academic institutions, please feel free to submit that statement rather than prepare a new one.

Application deadline: 11/14/2022

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