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    This position is with the Office of Economic and labor Research (OELR) in the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB). ILAB is responsible for carrying out the Secretary of Labor's international responsibilities, contributing to the Department's strategic goals, developing Departmental policy, programs, and research relating to international labor activities, and coordinating Departmental international activities.

    - This position is inside the bargaining unit.

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    The Economic Research Staff works to ensure that research effectively informs ILAB programs, policies, and products.

    Major duties for this position include but are not limited to, the following:

    Serves as a senior economic advisor to the Deputy Under Secretary, Associate Deputy Undersecretary, Office Director, and other senior officials on a variety of responsibilities and assignments that relate to ILAB's responsibilities for international labor policies, activities, and programs.

    Independently formulates and carries out complex economic studies directed at analyzing the broad economic impact of policy alternatives in the assigned technical area.

    Organizes and conducts extensive research activities for programs, initiatives, or international organizations, and prepares recommendations, reports, and briefings.

    Reviews and critiques draft and final research papers and reports, and assures that research studies are analytically sound and appropriately geared to the policy development and implementation process.

    Represents DOL in negotiations on policy matters in international fora to ensure U.S. priorities are reflected.

    Prepares relevant reports, papers, talking points, briefing books, memos, letters, proposals, and background papers, including Congressional-mandated reports for the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Deputy Undersecretary, and others as directed.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    14 - This position is at the Full-Performance Level (FPL).

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    0110 Economist

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