Economist 1 - London - 14562BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at
The Content Services team, a division of Moody's Analytics, is a leading independent provider of economic, financial, country, and industry research designed to meet the diverse planning and information needs of businesses, governments, and professional investors worldwide.
Our research has many dimensions: country analysis; financial markets; industrial markets; and regional markets.
Moody's information and services are used in a variety of ways, including strategic planning; product and sales forecasting; risk and sensitivity management; and as investment research.

We are looking for a quantitative Economist whose primary focus will be on economic forecasting; model specification and estimation; analysis of countries, industries, and regions; and general client assistance.
We expect the Economist to have a strong quantitative background to be able to develop, maintain, employ, document, and validate variety of macroeconomic, market risk and credit risk models using state of the art statistical and econometric techniques. Rigorous econometric modelling and coding is required.
The Economist will also contribute to Moody’s Analytics publications and various research products, including, and engage in internal and external presentations.



  • Strong academic background – Masters in Economics, Finance, Statistics or Mathematics (or related subjects) is essential.
  • Excellent skills in both written and spoken English required.
  • Knowledge of econometric techniques and ability to communicate technical subject matter clearly and concisely.
  • Strong programming skills in STATA, R, E-Views, SAS or similar statistical platforms.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong professional relationships at all levels.
  • Client focused.
  • Team player.
  • Highly organised and efficient.
  • Ability to work using own initiative and without close supervision.
  • Well-developed IT skills including Email, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.