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    BEA’s mission, to promote a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost effective manner, is implemented through collecting data, conducting research and analysis, developing and implementing estimation methodologies, and disseminating data. The data produced by BEA are among the most important tools used by fiscal and monetary policymakers in Congress and the Executive Branch, including the Council of Economic Advisers, the Federal Reserve, the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Treasury.

    BEA is consistently ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal government. We provide outstanding benefits, training, advancement opportunities, and a comfortable, healthy and efficient work environment. BEA is a moderately sized agency, with all staff housed together in one location and is largely comprised of economists, accountants, statisticians, and information technology professionals. If you are looking to make an impact applying top-flight analytical skills to measure and understand the nation’s economy, BEA is the right place for you. To learn more about working at BEA or to see open positions, please visit our Web site.

    BEA is located within the Suitland Federal Center (SFC) in Suitland, MD, just outside of Washington, DC. The SFC is an award-winning, state-of-the-art workplace conveniently located directly off the Suitland Metro stop; free parking and a variety of van pools, carpools, and bus lines are also available. On-site amenities include a cafeteria, gym, health center, and child development center.

    This vacancy is for an Economist position in the Balance of Payment Division located in Suitland, Maryland. 
      
    This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see BEA-BPD-2018-0004, Economist, ZP-0110-II/III, BEA-M-VFP.

    This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

    This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.

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    Responsibilities

    • Analyze data trends and economic developments as they relate to U.S. foreign trade.
    • Prepare statistics for the international economic accounts.
    • Produce quarterly and monthly press releases for publication on the BEA website.
    • Conduct research to improve the quality of the estimates.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    03

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All qualified United States citizens.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501425400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.