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Regional Economic Advisor

Title: Regional Economic Advisor

  • Employer: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Research)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Other Non-Academic
  • Deadline: Sep 1, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Job Summary:
    Informs internal and external audiences on national and regional economic conditions, monetary policy, and the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy to various business, professional, civic, governmental, and other appropriate organizations. Conducts research on issues that enhance the ability of the Bank to speak meaningfully to its constituencies.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
    Informs internal and external audiences on national and regional economic conditions, monetary policy, and the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy to various business, professional civic, governmental, and other appropriate organizations. Examples may include, but are not limited to, internal presentations and briefings, public presentations, panel discussions, media interviews, legislative hearings, and writing articles for the Bank's public website, association publications, or professional journals.

    Responds to public requests for information on economic, financial, and other subject matters in coordination with the Corporate Affairs organization. Liaises with the appropriate members of the Corporate Affairs organization to coordinate and align on the key messages to the target audiences listed above.

    Independently collects, analyzes, interprets, and manages a wide range of economic and financial data to maintain and promote outreach and research activities, often collaborating with colleagues in Corporate Affairs, Supervision, Regulation and Credit, Financial Institutions Relations, and other areas of the Bank.

    Develops and pursues relevant research projects that expand the capacity of the Bank to speak meaningfully to its constituencies.

    Keeps abreast of research and analysis performed throughout the Federal Reserve System and at the Bank. Also, keeps abreast of relevant developments in the disciplines of economics, finance, and statistics.

    Assigns, coordinates, and supervises the work of direct-report analyst(s) and interns. Provides leadership and guidance on essential tasks including matters of economics, mathematics, data collection and visualization, econometric analysis, and statistical programming.

    Contributes to research staff discussions of FOMC policy issues.

    Provides economic analysis and contributes to speeches and department publications, as appropriate.

    Participates in the activities of District chambers of commerce and other business and professional associations, as appropriate.
    Fulfills job duties and responsibilities in conformance with sound safety practices.

    Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience:
    Advanced degree in economics, preferably Ph.D. or ABD plus 5 - 10 years of relevant experience.

    Knowledge and Skills:
    Solid grounding in economic theory, econometric and statistical analysis.
    Familiarity with national and regional data and data sources.
    Capacity for, and interest in, analyzing current policy issues and economic developments.
    Strong presentation skills.
    Ability to work collaboratively and with multiple stakeholders and constituencies.
    Excellent problem solving, analytical, and leadership skills.
    Ability to articulate issues clearly and accurately.
    Clear, concise writing skills.
    Strong interpersonal skills, capable of interacting effectively with economics and finance professionals inside and outside the System. Ability to interact effectively with key external audiences.

    Other Requirements:
    Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time; less than 5% of travel is overnight.
    Applicants must be able to provide work authorization to prove their eligibility to work in the United States.

    Physical Requirements:
    Must be able to sit and work at the personal computer for extended periods of time.
    Ability to lift and carry materials and/or equipment required for delivering presentations to public audiences.

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