JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

BBVA Compass

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Economic Research
Jr./Sr./Principal Economist

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460233
Date Posted: 08/01/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Jr./Sr./Principal Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Houston, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
E0 -- General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
D9 -- Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
Macroeconomic Trends
Industry Analysis
Big Data
Behavioral Economics
Empirical Research
Financial Markets
Regional Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

BBVA Research is looking for an economist with 3-5 years of relevant experience to support the bank’s strategic economic analysis, Big Data and Behavioral Economic initiatives.

A critical, objective and empirical mindset, asking timely, relevant and succinct questions.
Proven ability to deliver forward-looking and strategic analysis with creative and innovative solutions.
Conduct research on macroeconomic trends, industries and regional economies.
Draft briefings, create professional quality graphics and develop other summary materials.
Assist in preparation and delivery of presentations.
Identify and solve complex statistical problems using Microsoft Excel, Stata, R, SAS and E-views.
Capacity to fulfil requests under tight deadlines.
Ability to work in teams and to collaborate with individuals outside the U.S.
Build and maintain professional networks.

Masters or PhD Degree in Economics.
Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience in applied economic/financial analysis/research.
Excellent written and oral communication in English and strong desire to write reports.
Unquestionable commitment with quality and deadlines.
Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
Proven interest in financial/banking organizations.
Capacity of working alone or in teams.
Experience with large datasets or big data techniques.
Strong computer skills; proficiency in Python, SQL, Tableau and Plotly.

Offer depending on competencies: Jr./Sr./Principal Economist.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement:
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information (41 C.F.R. 60-1.35 (c)).

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EEO Statement:
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Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Application Deadline Has Passed