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Dec 03 2008

Economist

Joint Economic Committee

Majority Staff

Job Description:

The Majority Staff of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress seeks staff economists with a serious interest in public policy research.  Subject areas of interest include macroeconomics, the Federal budget and tax policy, health care policy, energy markets, the U.S. labor market and work-life issues.  Successful candidates will have strong communication skills.  The position requires independent research as well as working closely with other economists on the staff, in the federal government, and academics throughout the country.  A full-time, professional staff position is being offered, but single-year appointments will be considered.  A Ph.D. in economics or a related field, or commensurate work experience, is required.  Capitol Hill experience is also a plus.

The Joint Economic Committee’s mission is to review economic conditions and make recommendations to Congress about a broad range of policy issues.  The Committee holds hearings, conducts original research and analysis, and advises Members of Congress on economic policy.  For more information on the work of the Majority staff of the Committee, please visit our website at http://jec.senate.gov.

If interested, please submit a resume, references, and two writing samples to: JOBS@jec.senate.gov.

The Joint Economic Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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