Associate Economist (Research Assistant)
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Conducts statistical and economic analyses of current macroeconomic, microeconomic, and regional data, andprovides research support for the economists. The level of work required is considered entry-level and staff work under direct supervision. This job has no direct reports. This position is structured as part of a two-year program.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
*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
*Researches economic topics for economists’ articles; on some of these occasions, the 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
*Follows instructions to research and organize background materials for presentations to the President;responds to other System-wide directives and requests
*Performs other duties as requested
Education and Experience:
*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, Unofficial Transcripts, and Letter of Recommendation
*Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or hold green cards with the intent to become a U.S. Citizen
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Center for Research on the Regional Economy
Located on the San Diego Campus of the University of California’s Extension Division, the Center for Research on the Regional Economy (CRRE) focuses on conducting research and evaluation projects for government, foundations, and the non-profit sector. We have been actively engaged and worked closely with a number of sectors from Education and Human Services to Workforce Development and Youth. Previous and current projects include a study on the craft beer and food industry in San Diego, data collection for a community Collective Impact through the Jacobs Center in Southeast San Diego, a needs assessment for wounded warriors, and an analysis of the fastest growing industry clusters in San Diego and around the country.
The research fellow(s) will have the opportunity to learn valuable research skills across multiple industries as well as apply classroom knowledge to real-world settings. The fellow(s) will be responsible for the following: contributing to study design; conducting semi-structured interviews/discussions with experts and key informants; participating in the design and conduct of surveys; reviewing and abstracting published literature and other written materials; reviewing and abstracting relevant data from case files and databases; cleaning and troubleshooting resulting data; coding data elements; analyzing data; writing sections of reports; and creating summary charts and tables for inclusion in reports.
This is an unpaid position for school credit or experience.