Research Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Advertiser: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Field(s) of specialization: Finance - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Microeconomics
Position type(s): Other nonacademic
Location of job: 1000 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309-4470, United States
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 1 May 2019 (check the ad text for information about the application deadline)
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

E41 - Demand for Money

E42 - Monetary Systems • Standards • Regimes • Government and the Monetary System • Payment Systems


The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is seeking an experienced monetary or financial economist, with interests in financial payments research.  Relevant areas of research would include the study of payments systems as networks; consumer payment choice; wholesale payments systems (including their relationship to monetary policy implementation and financial stability); financial payments innovation (including digital currencies, faster payments and other settlement schemes, and issues related access to financial market access for traditionally underserved communities); topics related to market structure and pricing.


Candidates should have a proven track record of publications related to one or more of the foregoing topics.  Preference will be given to candidates with interests in both empirical and applied-theoretical work.


Successful candidates will be expected to maintain an active research program generating publications in refereed professional journals. Individuals in this position will also be asked to lend their expertise as consultants to other payments-related activities at the Atlanta Fed, such as the System Retail Product Office and the department’s Diary of Consumer Payment Choice.


For additional information about the research environment, please visit: The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer. Salary and benefits are competitive.


All candidates should apply online at: Completed applications include a cover letter, current CV, research papers, and three reference letters. The Department plans to interview candidates at the ASSA Meetings in Atlanta in January.

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