Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that provides independent economic and financial analysis behind litigation matters, guides businesses through critical strategy and operational issues to become more profitable and advises governments on the economic impact of policies and regulations. Our two main services – litigation and management consulting – are delivered by practice groups that focus on specific areas of expertise or industries. Explore how CRA can help you Accelerate your career and click here to learn why PhDs choose CRA.
Our Financial Economics practice will be hiring in our Washington, DC office.
CRA’s Financial Economics practice provides financial institutions, legal teams, and regulators with the experience and quantitative analysis capabilities they need to achieve their objectives in regulatory and litigation matters related to consumer finance markets. The practice applies rigorous statistical modeling techniques to matters involving a full spectrum of consumer market issues, lending discrimination, credit scoring, loan servicing, mortgage securitization, indirect auto lending, credit cards, and student lending. The litigation involves providing damages analyses for a variety of investigations. The Financial Economics practice provides regulatory reviews involving federal financial regulatory agencies, Housing and Urban Development, and the Federal Trade Commission.
Responsibilities vary based on practice placement and may include:
As most of our work is done in the office, minimal travel is required.
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or ABD in economics, finance, or accounting or a closely aligned field, and will have specific expertise in the fields of industrial organization, applied microeconomics, econometrics, labor, health, intellectual property, pricing, corporate finance, financial accounting, or other quantitative areas. Previous experience in teaching, research, or industry is desirable.
How to Apply
To be considered for all interview opportunities, please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a copy of a research/job market paper or dissertation and three letters of recommendation to this posting AND submit the very short CRA online application at https://grnh.se/8816bbf81us by the stated deadline.
Charles River Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AAE): Minority/Female/Veteran/Differently-abled.