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    The Office of Financial Research (OFR) is recruiting to fill a key position. We offer both flexible work schedules and an opportunity for challenging and interesting work. The OFR is located in the heart of Washington, DC with an office on 14th street, near the White House, a few blocks from the McPherson Square and Metro Center metro stations, and close to shops, museums, and restaurants. 

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    Responsibilities

    As a Supervisory Financial Economist, you will:

    • Oversee a team within the Research and Analysis division that is responsible for producing high quality, innovative research on financial markets and/or financial institutions with particular focus on implications for financial stability. Topics include, but are not limited to, asset management, asset pricing, banking, contagion, derivatives, fire sales, hedge funds, high-frequency trading, housing finance, financial innovation, financial market microstructure, financial networks and spillovers, insurance, interconnectedness, leverage, liquidity, macroeconomic amplifiers and transmission channels, macroprudential policy tools, private equity, risk management models and practices of financial institutions, runs on financial institutions, securitization, short-term funding, stress testing, systemic risk, and volatility.
    • Manage the provision of research, information, and data generated by the team on a wide range of financial market and/or financial institution issues relevant to financial stability, to the public and policymakers. Provide authoritative research and data to the OFR Director and the Deputy Director of the Research and Analysis Center, and, through them, to the public, Financial Stability Oversight Council members and senior Council officials as requested.
    • Serve as the Office’s authority on matters involving data collection and research and analysis of financial markets and/or financial institutions and polocies affecting them, as they relate to financial stability and associated data gaps.
    • Provide staff support to the production of the OFR’s Annual Report, Financial Stability Report, and other OFR publications, papers, and products.
    • Collaborate with other Associate Directors within the Office to monitor and assess the significance of current and future financial, economic, policy, and technological developments as they relate to financial stability, including producing memos, publications, papers, and other products on such developments, occasionally under tight time constraints.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 - 5 days a month

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    70

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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