Senior Economist

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National Association of Home Builders
Washington - United States
S: Based on experience

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is seeking an experienced Senior Economist who will serve as a resource for NAHB members, internal and external clients, and other interested parties. Responsibilities include responding to inquiries about economic and housing market conditions; writing interpretations of economic releases for members and general readership; and participating in forecasting, research, and analysis of the housing industry and related issues, communicating the organization's view of the housing market to NAHB members and other housing industry stakeholders. The Senior Economist will also support the activities of the Economics and Housing Policy Department.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and curious, having a demonstrated ability to use analytical, writing, and verbal skills to convey technical information effectively. Candidates should have knowledge of economic theory, research methods (e.g., forecasting), as well as basic programming and econometric software experience (e.g., SAS, EViews, Visual Basic). Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Word) is also required.

A minimum of five years of work experience in government, private, or non-profit sector is required. Experience in housing related industries and/or a demonstrated interest in state and local markets is desirable. Public speaking experience would be considered a plus. A Ph.D. or other academic research may be substituted for work experience. A Ph.D. in economics or related field, or a combination of a Master's or Bachelor's degree in economics and training, skills, and experience is also required.

Some travel would be included.

To apply, please visit nahb.org/jobs.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job summary

Employer:

National Association of Home Builders

Location:

Washington, United States

Education:

PhD/Doctorate

Sector:

Economist

Salary:

Based on experience

Job Type:

Permanent

Hours:

Full-Time

Posted:

26th June 2017

Apply By:

24th September 2017

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