PhD Research Economist
NCCI Holdings, Inc.
Boca Raton - United States
Lead and participate in research projects related to economics or involving econometric analysis as part of NCCI's research program. Communicate analysis and results to a variety of audiences, including research papers suitable for publication in peer-reviewed technical journals, NCCI publications written for generalist audiences, and seminars delivered to both internal and external audiences.
Lead and participate in research projects relating to workers compensation insurance. Areas of research interest include: health care economics, market structure, labor economics, financial and risk economics pertaining to workers compensation insurance.
Major duties include: applying economic theory and econometric methods to research projects, creating project plans, participating in multidisciplinary research teams, preparing research publications and presentations targeted either to specialist or general audiences, and representing NCCI publicly to external audiences.
In addition, an Economist is expected to maintain NCCI's quality standards including quality control reviews, and to perform documentation tasks.
Required Education, Experience and Skills:
PhD in Economics and a minimum of two years of research experience
Candidates may also qualify with a Masters' degree in Economics and a minimum of five years of research experience.
Comprehensive knowledge of applied econometrics, plus specialization in one of the following areas: health care economics, labor economics, financial economics, economics of risk and risk management
Strong project management skills, including the ability to lead research projects
Excellent collaborative and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to write clearly, succinctly, and on-deadline to both professional and general audiences
Excellent presentation skills, including public speaking
The following qualifications will be considered favorably, but are not required:
Track record of research publication, including professional and peer-reviewed journals
Track record of publication – including articles, essays, and presentations ‒ expositing research or technical analyses to general audiences
Professional experience in the insurance industry