Associate/Economist - Sydney - 13602BR

An opportunity exists for an energetic and enthusiastic Associate Economist or Economist to join our Sydney office. The duties of an Economist are varied and include economic modelling, forecasting and analysis of countries across the Asia-Pacific. The position requires the production of regular high-quality written commentary in a timely manner on a broad range of economic and market trends, while also maintaining country forecast models and producing baseline and alternative scenario forecasts under tight deadlines.

The successful candidate will also work with senior staff on larger research and consulting projects and respond to client and media inquiries. There is also scope to work on credit modelling, contingent on the candidate’s ability. Graduates and candidates with three to eight years of experience are encouraged to apply.

Moody’s Analytics Economics Division provides comprehensive and timely economic analysis and forecasts for the global economy. Our standardized and integrated approach allows clients to readily compare and evaluate research, key indicators and data across countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Latin America.

Clients from a broad range of industries (including banking, government, asset management, real estate, utilities and retail) depend on our research and current/transparent forecasts to better manage the risks and opportunities stemming from rapidly changing economy; and for their strategic/market and acquisition planning, demand assessment, consumer lending and general investment research.

  • Undergraduate degree in economics, econometrics or a relevant discipline. Post-graduate qualifications highly regarded.

  • Outstanding research, quantitative, and written communication skills, as well as a sound understanding of macroeconomics and financial markets.

  • Ability to work autonomously and across geographic teams.

  • Experience in creating forecast models and programming in Eviews, Stata, R, or similar statistical language.

  • Experience in credit modeling highly regarded.


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