The Risk and Policy Analysis Unit is seeking an entry-level or a senior-level economist specializing in banking, financial intermediation or regulation. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in economics, finance, or a related field; demonstrated research capability; and strong written and oral communication skills. The job involves a moderate amount of travel.
The Research Assistant's primary responsibility is to support RPA economists with statistical and quantitative analysis, programming, database management, and writing. The projects of RP&A include applied and theoretical work in the fields of monetary, financial, and macro economics. Research is used to construct System policy and is frequently published in leading academic journals.
Requirements include an undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, computer science or related degree; strong programming skills; and strong written and oral communication skills. The applicant should be proficient in Excel, Access, and at least one statistical programming language such as Stata, MATLAB, SAS, or R. Employment in this department requires U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident status.
Currently there are no openings for RAs.