Job Title:Research Agricultural Economist
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Economic Research Service
Job Announcement Number:ERS-M13N-0048
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|$74,872.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year|
|Monday, August 05, 2013 to Tuesday, September 03, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|Few 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-S13N-0047).|
NOTE: This announcement is being extended to solicit additional applications. If you applied previously, you need not reapply.
Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.
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.
This position is located in the Economic Research Service (ERS), Food Economics Division (FED), Diet, Safety & Health Economics (DSHE) Branch, in
The Food Economics Division (FED) provides economic research, monitoring and statistical indicators, and staff and policy analysis of consumer, food marketing, and food assistance issues, including: consumption determinants and trends; consumer demand for food quality, safety, and nutrition; food security; food market competition and coordination; low-income assistance programs; and food safety regulation. The FED is the major provider of statistics and information on food availability, food prices, and food expenditures.
The Diet, Safety, and Health Economics (DSHE) Branch provides economic analysis related to consumer behavior and food choices; cost of unsafe food and poor diets; benefits of improved health, nutrition and food safety; role of regulation, public policy, education and information in affecting diets, food safety, and health outcomes; food demand and consumption trends; and time use for food shopping, preparation, and consumption. The Branch supports USDA decision making on programs and policies in the areas of food safety, nutrition, obesity, and consumer dietary behavior.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
- Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation