JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Financial Services Forum

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Policy Research
Senior Economist

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461067
Date Posted: 09/27/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Financial Regulation
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Description of Role: The senior economist will be responsible for producing high quality, independent policy research and analysis on public policy issues impacting large U.S. banks. The senior economist will partner directly with the Director of Policy Research in designing the group's strategy and will have significant responsibilities for strategy execution. The senior economist will have primary responsibility for conducting analytical analyses of important regulatory and public policy issues affecting large banks. The senior economist will be expected to independently assess and analyze regulatory developments and form a view on their impact on the banking industry as well as impacts on the broader economy. The senior economist will also be responsible for communicating these views to stakeholders both inside and outside the Financial Services Forum.

Specific Skill Requirements: The senior economist will require the following skills:

• At least 5 years of experience working as an economist in a banking or finance related field.

• Expert knowledge of the broad regulatory framework applicable to large U.S. banks.

• Ability to design and execute rigorous analytical analyses - e.g. briefing notes, whitepapers, blog posts – of financial
regulations and their impact on the banking sector and the economy.

• Expertise in the use and analysis of data to support analytical assessments of regulatory policy and its impact on
the banking sector and the economy.

• Strong written and oral skills. Ability to work across several functions (communications, government relations, etc.)
to formulate and communicate a clear and consistent message.

• Ability to be agile, respond to short deadlines and respond proactively to requests for analyses.

About the Financial Services Forum: (

The Financial Services Forum is an economic policy and advocacy organization whose members are the chief executive officers of the eight largest and most diversified financial institutions headquartered in the United States. Forum member institutions are a leading source of lending and investment in the United States and serve millions of consumers, businesses, investors, and communities throughout the country. The Forum promotes policies that support savings and investment, deep and liquid capital markets, a competitive global marketplace, and a sound financial system.

Application Requirements:
  • Research Papers
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Application Deadline Has Passed