REVENUE ANALYST

THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE IS A SMALL NONPARTISAN AGENCY THAT PROVIDES ECONOMIC AND BUDGETARY ANALYSIS TO THE CONGRESS. CBO’S TAX ANALYSIS DIVISION IS SEEKING AN ANALYST WITH AN INTEREST IN TAX RESEARCH TO JOIN ITS REVENUE-ESTIMATING STAFF.
THE TAX ANALYSIS DIVISION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR FORECASTING FEDERAL REVENUES AS PART OF CBO’S BASELINE BUDGET PROJECTIONS AND FOR PROVIDING THE CONGRESS WITH ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF PAST AND PROPOSED CHANGES TO FEDERAL TAX POLICIES. THE REVENUE ANALYST WILL DEVELOP BASELINE REVENUE ESTIMATES AND ESTIMATES OF REVENUE GAINS AND LOSSES FROM LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS. THE ANALYST ALSO WILL CONDUCT EMPIRICAL RESEARCH ON FEDERAL TAX POLICY, UNDERTAKING SHORT-TERM ANALYSES OF CURRENT LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS AND PREPARING CBO STUDIES. THE POSITION REQUIRES EXTENSIVE CONTACT WITH LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE BRANCH STAFF MEMBERS AND A FACILITY FOR QUANTITATIVE WORK, INCLUDING ECONOMIC MODELING AND BUDGET TRACKING.
QUALIFICATIONS
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE AT LEAST A MASTER’S DEGREE IN ECONOMICS, PUBLIC POLICY, OR A RELATED FIELD; A STRONG BACKGROUND IN ECONOMICS; QUANTITATIVE ANALYTICAL EXPERIENCE IN ECONOMIC, TAX, OR CLOSELY RELATED FIELDS; EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS; THE ABILITY TO INITIATE AND COMPLETE PROJECTS INDEPENDENTLY AND AS A TEAM MEMBER; AND A DESIRE TO WORK ON ISSUES OF CURRENT AND POTENTIAL LEGISLATIVE INTEREST TO THE CONGRESS.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
THE SALARY IS COMPETITIVE AND WILL BE COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS. CBO OFFERS EXCELLENT BENEFITS AND A COLLEGIAL, RESPECTFUL WORK ENVIRONMENT.
HOW TO APPLY
PLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER, RÉSUMÉ, A BRIEF WRITING SAMPLE, SALARY HISTORY, AND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THREE REFERENCES ONLINE AT WWW.CBO.GOV/CAREERS. RECENT GRADUATES SHOULD SUBMIT AN UNOFFICIAL COPY OF GRADUATE TRANSCRIPTS. ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION, APPLY BY MAY 31, 2017. THIS POSITION IS GOVERNED BY THE VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT, AS MADE APPLICABLE BY THE CONGRESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, AS AMENDED.
CONTACT
ANGELA SMART OR NANCY FAHEY, WASHINGTON, DC, 202-226-2628, CAREERS@CBO.GOV

Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017

Department of Economics

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