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    Summary

    These positions are located in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Economic Research Service (ERS), Food Economics Division, Market and Trade Economics Division (MTED) or Resource and Rural Economics Division located in Washington, DC or to a location negotiable upon selection.

    Note: ERS may be relocated outside the Washington, DC area to a location to be determined.

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    Responsibilities

    • Collect, process, and interpret raw data to determine the significance of the findings.
    • Clean, analyze, and manage large complex datasets.
    • Utilize the following statistical or data management software to conduct economic analyses: Excel; SAS, STATA or other statistical software; R Python, SQL or other equivalent programming languages; and Tableau or other data visualizations software.
    • Communicate economic concepts and economic analysis in an academic setting or professional forum.
    • Perform research for a complex economic study focusing on the farm and/or the food sector, as related to commodity or food markets, or on U.S. agriculture related to environmental or production issues.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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    0110 Economist

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