Economist Job in Washington, District of Columbia – Department of Labor



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Economist – Washington, District of Columbia
Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
Job ID: 508947
Start Date: 09/15/2021
End Date: 09/29/2021

Qualification Summary
Basic Requirements: (You must submit a copy of your transcript(s) to verify that the Basic Requirements listed above are met). Reference the “Required Document” Section. A. Degree:Economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.ORB. Combination of Education and Experience:courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements listed above, applicants must also meet the Specialized Experience outlined below.
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-13, in the Federal Service. Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
Specialized experience is defined as using advanced economic theory, statistical or econometric methods to analyze policy, legislative, regulatory issues relating to various aspects important to private employee benefits (e.g., economic research studies or use of current statistical software packages like SAS, Stata, or R to conduct analysis) or experience using primary and secondary databases relevant to private employment-based health and retirement benefits (e.g., Form 5500, Form M-1, CPS, SIPP, MEPS, SCF, HRS, PSID, Morningstar, or various industry databases relevant to private employee benefits) to provide technical guidance or briefings to senior level managers.

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