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Economist - Aviation Practice

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Compass Lexecon
Boston - United States
S: Competitive

About the Company:

Compass Lexecon, one of the world's leading economic consulting firms, specializes in financial and economic analysis of issues that arise in regulatory, policy and litigation matters. Compass Lexecon has been engaged by Fortune 500 corporations, government entities, and others to assist in numerous high profile mergers, government investigations, and private litigation matters in the United States and worldwide. Compass Lexecon provides state of the art economic research capabilities that combine the academic, private-sector, and public-sector expertise of in-house economists and academic affiliates.

About the Opportunity:

The position is in the aviation practice of Compass Lexecon's Boston office. This person would be responsible for managing a team of Research Analysts under the supervision and direction of Executive Vice Presidents, Senior Consultants and Vice Presidents on a wide variety of airline and aviation-related engagements. S/he will be responsible for managing and overseeing the analytic aspects of projects from start to finish, serving as a liaison between the testifying expert and the client, performing complex statistical and econometric analysis, and clearly communicating results in the form of written reports and presentations. Qualified candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Economics or Business, strong attention to detail and excellent data management and analysis skills. Strong candidates will be comfortable and accountable in managing multiple client engagements simultaneously and under tight time constraints.

Primary Duties:

Assist in preparation of reports and testimony related to the airline industry in Federal and State courts and arbitrations and presentations before regulatory bodies in the U.S. and abroad in the following areas:
Antitrust (mergers, class action lawsuits, joint ventures, etc.)
Competition and Public policy;
Bankruptcy restructuring
Labor Disputes;
Damages and business interruption; and
Statistical and econometric analysis of large airline datasets using STATA, Tableau, and Excel;
Willingness to travel - up to 20%

Qualifications and skills:

Ph.D. in Economics or Statistics
Ability to quickly assimilate relevant information in unfamiliar situations
Ability to develop creative approaches and solutions necessary to resolve complex problems
Experience managing small teams of research analysts.
Excellent listening, verbal, written, and presentation skills
Excellent analytical skills
Proficient in airline data bases including U.S. DOT O&D Survey, T100, Form 41 and OAG
Proficient in statistical or econometric software programs such as Stata
Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Job summary

Employer:

Compass Lexecon

Location:

Boston, United States

Education:

PhD/Doctorate

Sector:

Economist

Salary:

Competitive

Job Type:

Permanent

Hours:

Full-Time

Posted:

18th May 2017

Apply By:

18th June 2017

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