Economist - New York - 9951BR


Role/Responsibilities:

This role is responsible for managing and updating forecast models, proprietary data, capital markets, and economic indicators, as well as writing and editing reports for publication, and conducting economic forecasting and analysis of countries, industries and regions. The role will work with senior staff on research projects and respond to client requests. Additionally, the role will participate in the training of associate and assistant economists.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage and update forecast models.
  • Write and edit reports for publication.
  • Work with senior staff on research and consulting projects.
  • Manage and update proprietary data, capital markets, and economic indicators.
  • Conduct capital markets economic forecasting and analysis of countries, industries and regions.
  • Prepare written analysis for company publications and our live commentary website.
  • Contract consulting work, which includes proposal writing, model specification, model estimation, and the writing of interim and final reports.
  • Respond to internal and external client requests and meet with them to discuss proposed and current projects.
  • Present at industry conferences.
  • Edit subscription products and participate in training of associate and assistant economists.
Team/Department:

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Qualifications:
  • Graduate / second-level degree (e.g. MBA, Master’s) in economics, finance, statistics or related field; or undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor’s degree) and 5+ years of experience in economic forecasting and consulting.
  • Experience in capital markets, macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis, technical writing, economic modeling software, statistical analysis and programming software. Knowledge of SQL and Access is helpful, but not essential.
  • Training in econometrics and knowledge of industry economics experience is preferred.
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