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    Summary

    This position is in the Economic Analysis Division (EAD), Office of Economics and Analytics (OEA), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) located in Washington, DC.

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

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    Responsibilities

    As Associate Division Chief is responsible for the accomplishment of designated functions relating to economic analysis for all significant FCC actions, including rulemakings, transactions, adjudications, and industry analysis reports, as requested by the Chief, either individually or through the direction of a staff of Industry Economists, Engineers, Accountants, and other subject matter experts.  Assists Division Chief and Deputy Division Chief in achieving the following Division functions: Establishing Division policy priorities. Keeps project staff apprised of changes in emphasis or direction. Reviews and makes determinations within the scope of authority or recommends action to Division Chief on matters having policy implications or significant impact on the Division’s activities.

    As a senior economist, the incumbent serves the Office and the Commission as an expert technical advisor on complex economic issues that arise in connection with telecommunications and regulatory policy. The incumbent conducts studies of current and potential policy issues and performs original research and investigative analysis as a member of a small group of experts. Analyses are undertaken at the behest of the Chief of the Office.

    Incumbent also has a continuing responsibility to review and evaluate Commission rules, decisions, agenda items, and Office recommendations to determine if they are in accordance with sound economic principles. When relevant, incumbent suggests modifications to Commission rules, proposed decisions, agenda items, and office recommendations.

    From time to time, as specifically directed by the Office Chief, incumbent conducts special research and studies for use in preparation of testimony by the Chairman, Commissioners, or the Chief of OEA before congressional committees regarding legislation bearing on the telecommunications industry.

    Performance of the tasks and responsibilities of this position requires exchange and interaction with professionals in various disciplines, with officials in other governmental agencies and departments, and with the academic community. Additionally, the incumbent will have contact with key officials of the Office, senior official at the Commission, and ‘where appropriate, personnel in industry and scientific organizations.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0110 Economist

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