Macroeconomist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 22, 2022
Closes
Nov 29, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The successful candidate will contribute to the full range of the division's responsibilities. Those include constructing and improving cutting-edge models that underlie CBO's policy analyses, preparing longer-term studies, and assessing the dynamic effects of specific pieces of legislation (sometimes called dynamic scoring). Also, the successful candidate will be encouraged to turn CBO projects and independent research into CBO working papers and outside publications.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US citizenship or current permanent residents seeking citizenship


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tier One Background Investigation

Qualifications

Applicants must have either a Ph.D. in economics (or a related discipline) and 5 years of relevant experience or a masters degree and 10 years of relevant experience. They should have strong quantitative and modeling skills. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in macroeconomic modeling, forecasting, or consulting, especially with quantitative fiscal policy analysis. Excellent quantitative, writing, and interpersonal skills are essential-including the ability to communicate technical material clearly to a variety of audiences-as are the ability to work independently and to complete projects under tight deadlines. Both junior- and senior-level candidates will be considered. Noncitizens should review the agency's citizenship requirements or contact careers@cbo.gov for help in determining eligibility.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

See Qualifications above

Education

EDUCATION:

Applicants must have either a Ph.D. in economics (or a related discipline) and 5 years of relevant experience or a masters degree and 10 years of relevant experience.

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.