Economic Research Analyst/ Sr. Analyst

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Atlanta - United States
S: Competitive

Position Summary:
Assists staff economists and policy advisors with their research and contribute to the monetary policy process by conducting advanced analysis of current economic developments. Analyzes developments in field of expertise and draws conclusions about implications for outlook and economy. Uses and adjusts computer programs and databases for data retrieval, manipulation, presentation, statistical analysis.

Key Responsibilities:
Contributes to the monetary policy process by providing ongoing data and information analysis, including analyzing and clearly communicating statistics and anecdotal reports in preparation for the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) briefing cycle.
Analyzes developments in field of expertise and draws conclusions about implications for outlook and economy. Coordinate input in sector(s) of expertise from different stakeholders (including research & REIN analysts, Bank directors, and industry contacts). Provide advanced research assistance to economists and policy advisers.
Utilizes computer programs and databases for data retrieval, manipulation, presentation, statistical analysis. Makes adjustments to programs and databases as needed. Develops expertise regarding data sources and an in-depth knowledge of the various data series.
Develops, researches, and writes original articles and other forms of media for Bank publication, such as EconSouth, Macroblog, and Podcast interviews.
Responds to outside inquiries and provide expert advice to other bank departments as needed.
Prepares officer/senior executive presentation materials (charts, tables, slides, simulations). Creates and occasionally delivers effective presentations.

Education:
Bachelor's Degree in economics, computer science, mathematics, statistics or related field. Master's degree or 5 years equivalent experience is preferred.

Experience:
Less than two years

Knowledge Area/Technical Skills/Certifications and Licenses:
Leadership & interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills
Analytical skills
Basic computer programming and process knowledge
Knowledge of statistics and experience working with large datasets
Experience programming in STATA, MATLAB, R or SAS

Individual Competencies
Demonstrates Self-Awareness
Problem Solving
Action-Oriented
Collaborates
Communicates Effectively

Job summary

Employer:

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Location:

Atlanta, United States

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Sector:

Economist

Salary:

Competitive

Job Type:

Permanent

Hours:

Full-Time

Posted:

1st November 2017

Apply By:

28th November 2017

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