JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Congressional Budget Office

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Heath Policy, Climate and Energy, and Labor and Public Finance Experts

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469311
Date Posted: 05/10/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Heath Policy, Climate and Energy, and Labor and Public Finance Experts
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
G0 -- General
I1 -- Health
J1 -- Demographic Economics
J0 -- General
Q4 -- Energy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Q0 -- General
Health Economists
Labor Economist
Public Finance
Climate and Energy
Salary Range: $125,000 - $160,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

CBO seeks economists who have a broad range of policy interests. Positions require excellent quantitative skills, strong writing ability, and an interest in working on issues that are legislative priorities for the Congress.

Economists at CBO construct and improve cutting-edge models that underlie policy analyses, leverage CBO’s unique access to data, interact with a large network of academic and industry specialists, collaborate with other analysts at CBO to develop estimates of the cost of government programs, and contribute to reports and testimonies.

Climate and Energy Economists conduct research on climate change, energy, and related environmental issues—with emphasis on developing quantitative models to analyze legislation affecting energy markets and greenhouse gas emissions.

Health Economists conduct research on ways the federal government affects health and health care, such as examining factors affecting the supply of, demand for, and prices of medical services.

Labor and Public Finance Economists conduct research on topics including labor markets, poverty, cash and in-kind assistance programs, education, demographics, and the long-term budget outlook.

CBO’s analysts work in a collegial environment in which they are encouraged to pursue research projects related to CBO’s broad mission and present work at conferences and publish in peer-reviewed journals.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Visit for more information and to apply. Applications will be reviewed after May 31 and again after July 31. CBO may consider U.S. permanent residents seeking citizenship.

These positions will offer the ability to work remotely and on site. Employees can expect to be in the office weekly for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.