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February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

TIAA Institute

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TIAA Institute

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455581
Date Posted: 05/24/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Charlotte, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Financial Economics
Portfolio Choice
Household Financial Security
Employer Benefits
Behavioral Finance
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Position Summary:
The Economist is responsible for identifying and conducting original, business-relevant, research that supports the mission of the TIAA Institute ( The Institute’s goals are to:

• Build Institute Thought Leadership preeminence and deliver measurable business impact, client impact and increased visibility;
• Implement the Institute’s 3 year strategy; and,
• Deliver operational excellence.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Conduct research
• Write Institute publications on issues related to financial security
• Edit research products of Senior Economists and external partners
• Present research findings to business partners and clients as well as at academic conferences, as directed by the Sr. Economist
• Evaluate requests for Institute funded research grants and serve as co-editor on completed grant papers
• Assist in managing the Institute Fellows program
• Assist in managing the TIAA Institute Paul A. Samuelson Award
• Develops and maintains a national network of colleagues in the academic community in order to exchange ideas and stay abreast of emerging trends.
• Supports and champions a culture of compliance. Manage risk in line with Institute and company compliance and risk protocols, by resolving issues in a timely and satisfactory manner. Ensures all regulatory and compliance expectations are met.

Application Requirements:
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