JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Matrix Economics

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JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461432
Date Posted: 10/22/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: K -- Law and Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Matrix Economics is a boutique economics consulting firm, specializing in high-profile antitrust litigation and merger reviews. We assist corporate clients and government agencies in developing rigorous and compelling economic evidence to evaluate issues of market definition, market power, and competitive effects of alleged anticompetitive conduct or proposed mergers. We have positions open at the Associate level.


Our Associates work closely with in-house and academic experts to develop qualitative and quantitative analyses that address the complex issues facing our clients. This work entails:

• Conducting research into firm, industry, and marketplace behavior;
• Developing careful data-driven approaches, including econometric analyses;
• Guiding colleagues to work efficiently towards a common goal;
• Communicating assignments, research, and results to internal teams and clients;
• Assisting in the preparation of expert reports and other client deliverables.


Matrix Economics cultivates careful analytical thinking in a team-oriented collaborative work environment. We are seeking highly-motivated PhD candidates in economics, statistics, or a related subject, with an interest in analyzing real-world problems. We place a high value on intellectual curiosity, the ability to communicate clearly in writing and orally, a willingness to take initiative, a dedication to high quality, a strong work ethic, creativity, good interpersonal skills, and a positive team-oriented attitude. Associates are expected to learn quickly; apply their academic training; solve problems; coordinate analytical tasks; organize and present their work; and communicate well with colleagues and clients.

Joining our Team

With our small size, Matrix Economics offers great opportunities for personal development and a chance to influence company culture from the ground up. We offer:

• Competitive salary and benefits;
• Dynamic work environment;
• Direct access to senior leadership;
• Tailored training and mentoring.

Our office is located in Boston’s Financial District. Check us out at:

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, job market paper, and three letters of recommendation to

We accept applications on a rolling basis. Applicants interested in being considered for our interviews at the 2019 ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA should have applications completed by Wednesday, November 28, 2018.