Job Title:Research Agricultural Economist
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Economic Research Service
Job Announcement Number:ERS-M13N-0003
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|$74,872.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, October 09, 2012 to Tuesday, November 06, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|2 vacancies in the following location:|
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Current federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles and others under special hiring authorities. (Applicants NOT in these groups should apply to Delegated Examining vacancy announcement # ERS-D13N-0002).|
The Economic Research Service (ERS) conducts broad programs of economic and other social science research and analysis relating to agriculture, food, natural resources and rural America for use by public and private decision makers. ERS' clients are the executive and legislative branches; environmental, consumer and public interest groups, including farm and industry groups; and the general public.
The mission of the Market and Trade Economics Division
(MTED) is to conduct research on U.S. and global economic factors affecting
markets for agricultural products. The MTED research program includes analysis
of domestic program and trade policy alternatives, special studies of emerging
developments in domestic and international markets, development and
dissemination of market information, and commodity and trade forecasts and
projections. Data indicators, forecasts, and special studies are disseminated
to policy makers, program officials, and the public in publications, briefings,
and electronic products.
The Agricultural Policy and Models Branch (APMB) examines factors, trends and prospects for U.S. and global agriculture, and studies the effects of policy changes and shocks on agricultural supply, demand, trade, and prices. The branch performs part of these activities in collaboration with analysts from other branches to develop, document, maintain, and coordinate U.S. agricultural sector and global modeling systems. The branch maintains models to support long-term projection efforts, assists commodity branches with commodity analysis, and supports select assessments of U.S. and global impacts of regional trade, production, and policy developments. Agricultural and trade policy analyses by APMB staff include preparation of Department estimates of aggregate measures of support and producer subsidy equivalents for U.S. agriculture. The branch provides analysis for the Agency and Department activities, and collaborates with other branches on agricultural sector and trade studies.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
- Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation