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Senior Economist

Title: Senior Economist

  • Employer: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Research)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Other Non-Academic
  • Deadline: Jan 30, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia seeks a senior Ph.D. economist actively conducting research in consumer finance and household asset accumulation from a microeconomic, macroeconomic, or financial economics perspective. Areas of interest include consumer credit and economic growth trends and fluctuations, consumer credit access and individual economic outcomes, innovations in consumer credit markets, consumer default and bankruptcy, public policy and consumer credit, household risk management, household savings and asset accumulation, and household portfolio choice.

    The candidate must have a track record of high-quality research and possess superior writing and speaking skills. The position’s main responsibilities include producing research for publication in top-tier academic journals, briefing the Bank's president on consumer credit and asset accumulation issues, and writing nontechnical articles for our Economic Insights quarterly. For a highly qualified individual, the job title will reflect a higher position.

    The Research Department offers an outstanding research environment and competitive salaries and benefits. Additional information about the department may be found at www.philadelphiafed.org/research-and-data/.

    Applications will be accepted only online via Econjobmarket at www.econjobmarket.org. Follow the instructions under Info for Candidates. Along with your application include your curriculum vitae, at least one research paper, and three letters of recommendation. Materials must be submitted by December 1, 2016. An equal opportunity employer. CONTACT: Ms. Monica Wiley-Curtis, Recruiting_Center@phil.frb.org

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.