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August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

IMPAQ International

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Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460741
Date Posted: 10/01/2018
Date Inactive: 11/30/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
JEL Classification: H0 -- General
Health Economics
Labor Economics
Education Economics
International Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

IMPAQ International, a rapidly growing and dynamic social policy research firm will be interviewing candidates at the 2019 ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting for the following positions:

• Research Associate/Economist (recent and soon-to-be graduates); and
• Senior Research Associate/Economist 10+ years of relevant work experience).

IMPAQ’s mission is to create enduring solutions to global problems through rigorous approaches and innovative thinking. Our primary markets are health, workforce development, social programs, education, and international development. Services include research, evaluations, implementation support, advanced analytics, information technology, surveys and data collection, and communications solutions. Some examples of our work include:

• Researching and supporting innovative delivery and financing approaches intended to improve quality of care,
patient satisfaction, and health care efficiency.
• Developing consumer transparency tools such as a cost calculator that enables people with chronic conditions to
determine out-of-pocket expenses when purchasing insurance.
• Researching the national landscape of apprenticeships and helping expand effective programs.
• Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) international programs that combat child labor, improve children’s literacy,
strengthen democracy, increase access to water and sanitation, and build M&E capacity.

Learn more on our website:

Required Qualifications:

• Ph.D. (or other advanced degree) in economics, public policy, or a related social science field;
• Strong quantitative and qualitative skills;
• Experience conducting mixed-methods evaluation;
• Experience and knowledge of experimental and quasi-experimental design;
• Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical material orally and in writing to non-academic audiences;
• Previous internship or work experience conducting applied policy related research for Federal or state
agencies, although not required will be heavily weighted.

With offices in Columbia, MD; Washington, DC; Boston, MA; Oakland, CA; and Seattle, WA, IMPAQ offers a diverse, team-oriented environment with opportunities for professional growth and development. IMPAQ offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

We will interview candidates at the 2019 ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA on January 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2019.

Please submit application materials online at

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/30/2018
Reference Instructions:
Reference letters must be emailed separately by November 30, 2018 to Recruiting Committee, c/o Ms. Demet Cress at

You may also use this email address to submit any questions and/or concerns you might have in applying through our web-portal.
Application Instructions:
To receive full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of written work, and two letters of recommendation by November 30th, 2018.