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August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Charles River Associates

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Senior Associate (2019 Start)

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460489
Date Posted: 08/29/2018
Date Inactive: 11/26/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Associate (2019 Start)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
Tallahassee, Florida, UNITED STATES
Oakland, California, UNITED STATES
Brussels, BELGIUM
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G -- Financial Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Hiring Practices and Locations:
Antitrust and Competition Economics (Boston, MA, Brussels, Belgium, Chicago, IL, London, United Kingdom, Munich, Germany, Oakland, CA - Berkeley/San Francisco area, Washington, DC), Financial Economics (Washington, DC), Finance (Boston, MA, Oakland, CA, Chicago, IL),  Life Sciences (Boston, MA, Washington, DC) and Labor & Employment (Tallahassee, FL)

What do we do?
Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that provides independent economic and financial analysis behind litigation matters, guides businesses through critical strategy and operational issues to become more profitable, and advises governments on the economic impact of policies and regulations. Our two main services – litigation and management consulting – are delivered by practice groups that focus on specific areas of expertise or industries. Learn why PhDs choose CRA at

Responsibilities vary based on practice and may include: 
- Working closely with leading academics, managing the research process, and supervising, training and mentoring junior analysts
- Conducting research in a supportive, team-oriented environment
- Acting as a primary point of contact for clients and assisting in the development and presentation of client deliverables including expert reports summarizing our opinions, conclusions, and recommendations and third party financial, market and industry data
- Consulting with attorneys and other clients in industry and government on a wide variety of finance, strategy and economics issues
- Independently conceptualizing and identifying issues, designing complex economic and financial models to analyze economic and financial data
- Programming, model building and/or regression analysis in statistical analysis programs (such as Stata, SAS, R or Python)
- Ensuring the integrity and accuracy of analyses and opinions
- Assist regulators and financial institutions with analysis of trading on exchanges and in OTC markets for a wide spectrum of contracts
- Work with those testifying in judicial proceedings to provide economic analyses of mergers and other competition matters before the major competition authorities of the world

As most of our work is done in the office, minimal travel is required.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or ABD in economics, finance, or accounting or a closely aligned field, and will have specific expertise in the fields of industrial organization, applied microeconomics, econometrics, labor, intellectual property, pricing, corporate finance, financial accounting or other quantitative areas. Previous experience in teaching, research, or industry is desirable.

Charles River Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AAE): Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/26/2018
Reference Instructions:
Please submit three letters of recommendations via by November 26, 2018.
Application Instructions:
To be considered for all interview opportunities, candidates must submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a copy of a research/job market paper or dissertation to  In addition, all candidates must submit three letters of recommendations via by November 26, 2018.  We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and interviewing at the ASSA Meetings held in Atlanta, GA January 4-6, 2019.