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Economist

The University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia - United States
S: Competitive

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Duties
Reporting to the Academic Director, the incumbent will identify questions and unsettled issues in important areas of public policy including tax, immigration, entitlements, households finance and regulation. Combine insights from economic theory and large data sets to come up with answers where possible. The answers
will, in part, help provide advice for a large-scale federal model as well as produce complementary independent research. Must be able to work with a team and under
tight deadlines.

This position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications
At least a Masters plus a minimum of 4 years of experience at a research institution.
or at least completed course requirements for a Ph.D except for dissertation but dissertation defense must be imminent. Excellent research, writing and analytical skills required. Some python and/or C# programming experience desirable. Strong interest in public economics and policy.

Job summary

Employer:

The University of Pennsylvania

Location:

Philadelphia, United States

Education:

Master's Degree

Sector:

Economist

Salary:

Competitive

Job Type:

Fixed-Term

Hours:

Full-Time

Posted:

26th July 2017

Apply By:

22nd August 2017

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