ER Associate Economist-237535 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Conducts statistical and economic analyses of current macroeconomic, microeconomic, financial and regional data, and provides research support for the economists. May evaluate possible competitive effects of complex Bank Holding Company (BHC) acquisitions and bank merger applications, and respond to requests for data related to the banking markets. The level of work required is considered entry- level and staff work under direct supervision. This job has no direct reports.
– Supports the economists in their basic and applied research by following instructions to perform tasks including collecting data, conducting moderately complex statistical analysis, writing statistical software programs, and organizing the presentation of results
– Assists the economists in the analysis of public policy issues and events. Issues include monetary policy, bank regulation, payments systems, financial markets, community development and the state of the US and global economies
– Researches economic topics for economists’ articles; on some of these occasions, the Associate Economist’s efforts will be substantial enough to constitute collaboration with the economists (or department management), leading to jointly authored articles
– Prepares a variety of charts, tables, and descriptive text for Department management or other staff economists to use in their briefings of the President and the Board of Directors or for creating an evaluation of a BHC merger or acquisition application
– Follows instructions to research and organize background materials for presentations to the President; responds to other System-wide directives and requests or for creating casework to support a recommendation for approval or denial of the applications
– Performs other duties as requested
Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Business, Mathematics, or related field with emphasis on quantitative and/or analytical skills.
To be considered, all applications must include a Cover Letter, Resume and unofficial transcriptions
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or hold green cards with the intent to become a U.S. Citizen