FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA - ECONOMIC RESEARCH ANALYST

Job Title: Economic Research Analyst/Sr. Analyst

 

Position Summary:

Assists staff economists and policy advisors with their research and contribute to the monetary policy process by conducting advanced analysis of current economic developments. Analyzes developments in field of expertise and draws conclusions about implications for outlook and economy. Uses and adjusts computer programs and databases for data retrieval, manipulation, presentation, statistical analysis working with large datasets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the monetary policy process by providing ongoing data and information analysis, including analyzing and clearly communicating statistics and anecdotal reports in preparation for the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) briefing cycle.
  • Analyzes developments in field of expertise and draws conclusions about implications for outlook and economy. Coordinate input in sector(s) of expertise from different stakeholders (including research & REIN analysts, Bank directors, and industry contacts). Provide advanced research assistance to economists and policy advisers.
  • Utilizes computer programs and databases for data retrieval, manipulation, presentation, statistical analysis. Makes adjustments to programs and databases as needed. Develops expertise regarding data sources and an in-depth knowledge of the various data series.
  • Develops, researches, and writes original articles and other forms of media for Bank publication, such as EconSouth, Macroblog, and Podcast interviews.
  • Responds to outside inquiries and provide expert advice to other bank departments as needed.
  • Prepares officer/senior executive presentation materials (charts, tables, slides, simulations). Creates and occasionally delivers effective presentations.

Knowledge Area/Technical Skills/Certifications and Licenses:

  • Leadership, interpersonal skills and strong attention to detail 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Basic computer programming in (STATA, MATLAB, R or SAS) and process knowledge

 

Education: Bachelor's Degree (preferably economics, computer science, mathematics, statistics or related); Master’s Degree referred

Experience: Less than 2 years

 

Contact:

Daniel Hansen

The Federal Reserve Bank – 6th District

Talent Acquisition

daniel.hansen@atl.frb.org

+1 (404) 498-8637 direct

Date: 
Monday, November 6, 2017

Department of Economics

University of Virginia
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4182
Phone: 434-924-3177
Fax: 434-982-2904