JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022


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Lead Economist

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469491
Date Posted: 07/15/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Lead Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
JEL Classifications:
L -- Industrial Organization
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
D4 -- Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
L1 -- Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
L2 -- Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior
C9 -- Design of Experiments
Causal Inference
Platform Economics
Industrial Organization
Applied Microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

A home is the biggest investment most people make, and yet, it doesn’t come with a manual. That's why we’re building the only app homeowners need to effortlessly manage their homes — knowing what to do, when to do it, and who to hire. With Thumbtack, millions of people care for what matters most, and pros earn billions of dollars through our platform.

The role of Lead Economist at Thumbtack is a unique opportunity to have autonomy and use your Economics training and expertise to shape the strategy and operation of a growing marketplace. As a Lead Economist, you will lead high-impact projects from end-to-end, including identifying important opportunities, collaborating with cross-functional teams, conducting rigorous economic analyses, and communicating results to stakeholders at all levels of the organization. In some cases your insights will shape product roadmaps, while in others you will build tools that are used by other analysts or by engineers in the product. As a senior member of the team, you will also contribute to our broader analytics team and scientific company culture by providing consulting and leading courses.

3+ years of relevant experience and proficiency with R or Python required. More details in application link below.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2022