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    Summary

    As an Economist and analyst within a DOT agency or headquarters, you will be responsible for conducting and managing economic and financial analyses required for the assigned studies and research projects.

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    Responsibilities

    As an Economist at the full performance level, you will:

    • Define projects based on problems identified by research sponsors, management or senior staff, and plan the study, coordinate the execution and report on the outcome.
    • Conduct economic research, analyze and interpret economic data, develop estimates of benefits and report the results of findings under the guidance of a senior Economist.
    • Conduct surveys to obtain economic data, relate previously submitted data to current conditions, and determine the relations of pertinent economic factors for well-defined projects.
    • Communicate and present economic concepts and quantitative data, orally and in writing, especially to non-technical audiences and work collaboratively with other economists and with senior level executives.
    • Serve on interdisciplinary teams as a member or as a working team leader.

    The ideal candidate for this position enjoys and excels at applied, data-driven research. Flexibility, creativity, curiosity, and a willingness to take initiative will help to find--or to create--the projects that analyze data using relevant economic methods, such as market assessment, benefit-cost, or other economic analysis, and identifying implications of the findings as they relate to a transportation-related issueFlexibility to adjust your analyses in your policy conversations with your leadership and others involved will ensure your research is effective in shaping policy choices. Good time-management skills to enable you to juggle inevitably competing and changing demands and priorities in a dynamic economic policy environment.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel will be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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