Economic Research Analyst Position at The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center LLC

12 Feb

Economic Research Analyst

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center LLC (www.levyforecast.com) is a 60-year-old macroeconomic research and consulting company. It conducts unique, financially-oriented analysis and provides insights to an elite clientele of financial institutions, fund managers, and nonfinancial firms. It also manages money directly.

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center seeks applications for the position of Economic Research Analyst from outstanding individuals pursuing a career in economics or finance.

Job Responsibilities

–  Work as part of a team of economists engaged in collecting and analyzing data and forecasting macroeconomic and financial conditions

–  Contribute to writing, editing, and producing research publications and client presentations

–  Assist with research for the firm’s managed investment portfolio

Minimum requirements:

–  Bachelor’s degree or higher in economics or related field with extensive economics coursework

–  Outstanding academic record from high-ranking institution(s)

–  High degree of competency at mathematics and data analysis

–  Strong communication skills and, especially, excellent writing and editing skills

–  Flexibility in working in rapidly changing environment with shifting priorities and deadlines

–  Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively

–  Computer literacy

Experience with any of the following is a plus (but not required):

–  Working experience in economics, banking, finance, business research, or related areas

–  Tracking and analyzing macroeconomic data

–  Writing for a professional audience

–  Conducting investment research

–  Marketing, sales, or managing client relationships

–  Website development or other computer programming skills

–  Social media and web video creation

–  Interacting with high-level finance professionals

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, capable of deep critical thinking, intellectually curious, and a creative thinker. He or she will be comfortable working in a variety of capacities to help the organization achieve its goals.

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center is an intimate and intellectually challenging work environment. The Economic Research Analyst will work closely with all members of the research staff on a daily basis and will be deeply involved in the forecasting process. The research is not “mindless number crunching” but rather both quantitative and qualitative in nature, covering macroeconomic data, press reports, industry publications, academic research, Wall Street analysis, and financial market data.

Competitive salary and benefits

Growth potential within the firm

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center is located in Mt. Kisco, New York, a suburb of New York City and a reasonable commute from Manhattan via train.

Application procedures:

Applications should be sent via email to levyforecast@levyforecast.com, or by postal mail to:

Marie Campus

Business Manager

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center LLC

69 South Moger Avenue, Suite 202

Mt. Kisco, New York 10549

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should include:

–  Cover letter describing the applicant’s career goals, interest in the position, and qualifications,      including relevant work experience and/or coursework

–  Resume

–  Undergraduate GPA and graduate GPA, if any

–  A writing sample

–  Contact information for three references

For further information, write to levyforecast@levyforecast.com.

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National Academy of Social Insurance: Summer 2016 Paid Internship

12 Feb

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Make Change with IMPACT – Apply by Feb 14

12 Feb

Jobs with Impact

Make Your Impact for Our Environment, Our Democracy and Our Future

If you are interested in joining a team of passionate people to make an impact on issues like global warming, clean water, big money’s influence over our democracy and other issues that matter to our future, consider a job with Impact.

Impact is a nonprofit that runs action campaigns. We work in states where we can win positive change for our environment, our democracy and our future. Impact is now accepting applications to join our team in August 2016! We also have immediate positions available. Our priority application deadline is February 14.

If you aren’t looking for a full-time job, you can also make a big difference through an internship with Impact.

You can learn more and apply at weareimpact.org.

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Conduct research this summer with the UC Scholars Program

12 Feb

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The Visible Hand – Cornell Undergraduate Economics Journal: Call for Submissions

11 Feb

The Visible Hand is Cornell’s premier undergraduate economics journal and is fully student run.  We aim to cover a wide range of economic issues and keep the focus of each publication relevant to the contemporary issues in economics.  We are distributed in print across the Cornell campus and are available online through the Cornell Economics Society website.

We accept past papers, original pieces, and have no specific topic or length (we accept both longer and shorter pieces).

Our submission deadline is Sunday, February 28. Applicants should attach a Word document, indicate their major and college/university, and email it to cornellvisiblehand@gmail.com.

Reminder: TODAY 2/11 – UES Undergraduate/Graduate Student Mixer

11 Feb

REMINDER: The Undergraduate Economics Society proudly presents its annual Undergraduate/Graduate Student Mixer!

Date: February 11, 2016  TODAY!
Time: 5-6PM
Location: In the courtyard of Sequoyah Hall
(Below the Department’s Undergraduate Advising Office)
Sequoyah Hall (SH) is across from the Economics Building.

Come out and enjoy free pizza while meeting graduate Economics students who can talk about their academic experiences as well as the ins and outs of getting admitted into grad school.

Quorum Consulting Internship in Health Economics and Outcomes (HEOR) Group

11 Feb

Quorum Consulting is a fast-growing consulting firm, providing strategic, health economics, pricing, and reimbursement services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics companies. Located in San Francisco, our services range from early concept pre-commercialization marketing strategies to working with managed care organizations and public health insurers to develop policies affecting the use and payment of our clients’ novel therapies or diagnostics.

The Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) group at Quorum conducts assessments aimed at defining the need for – and the cost and value of – novel and emerging medical technologies from varied stakeholder perspectives in the US and international settings. Research initiatives include evaluations of clinical disease burden, financial impact, cost-effectiveness, and patient outcomes through database and modelled analyses.

http://quorumconsulting.com/

Job Description:

This paid, full-time (40 hours per week) internship aims to provide a rich learning experience in health economics and outcomes research, and on the evidence needed to support emerging healthcare technologies. The expected program duration is approximately 10-12 weeks over the summer. Interns will contribute to active HEOR projects through the following:

  • Review and analyze scientific literature
  • Evaluate data for analyses (e.g., cost, cost-benefit, disease burden)
  • Develop medical/technical writing skills
  • Develop understanding of, discuss, and critique health economics analyses
  • Present and communicate scientific research information and implications

Qualifications:

Required

  • Working towards a degree in life sciences, economics, public health, pharmacy, or other related field
  • Strong interest in healthcare, health economic, and/or life sciences industries
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Detail-oriented
  • Experience with quantitative analyses and scientific research

Preferred

  • Superior working knowledge of MS Office suite
  • GPA is 3.2 or higher
  • Knowledge of statistics and/or programming

Candidates must have authorization to work in the US.

To apply:
Send the following documents to jobs@quorumconsulting.com with subject line “Summer Intern”:
Required
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
Preferred*
1. (Scientific / technical) writing sample
2. Unofficial transcript
* These documents may be requested at a later date. If they are immediately available, sending them with the initial application may expedite the process.

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