JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Congressional Budget Office

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Heath Policy, Climate and Energy, Macro Economists, Tax and Public Finance Experts

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470167
Date Posted: 10/03/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Heath Policy, Climate and Energy, Macro Economists, Tax and Public Finance Experts
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: DC, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I0 -- General
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
I1 -- Health
Q4 -- Energy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
E2 -- Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy
E0 -- General
Health Economists
Climate and Energy
Salary Range: $130,000 - $170,000
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.

Tax and Public Finance Economists conduct research on topics including the effects of tax policy, income distribution, and revenue projections.

Macro Economists conduct research in a wide range of macro-related topics (especially in the area of fiscal policy) and produce a rich set of economic projections.

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.

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.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2023
Reference Instructions:
Submit letters of recommendation to
Application Instructions:
Visit for more information and to apply. To ensure consideration, apply by November 23, 2022. Only complete applications will be considered. CBO may consider U.S. citizens and permanent residents seeking citizenship.