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    This position is located in the Office of Operations, Office of Economics, Country and Regional Analysis Division, of the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC). Economists develop cutting-edge methods to analyze issues of trade and trade policy, and apply these methods in independent research and collaborative, team-based investigations for the Congress and the President.

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    Responsibilities

    This position will provide economic expertise in support of the Country and Regional Analysis Division's research initiatives focusing on the emerging economies of Africa, Asia, India and other regions. Expertise in examining the impact of tariffs, non-tariff barriers and trade facilitation on trade flows of emerging economies is desirable. We are looking for an individual with strong economic research and analytical skills who is comfortable working in a team environment and who has demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills. Key to the traits for success in this organization is an individual who develops networks and alliances and has demonstrated interpersonal skills that show understanding, courtesy, tact and empathy towards others.

    You will perform a variety of projects where you will use and develop your economic skills conducting analytical international trade research, preparing reports and preparing findings for the Country and Regional Analysis Division's country desk resource program. You will monitor trade policy and related economic trends in key international markets and the U.S. trade, investment, and service flows with these nations and regions. Through critical analysis, you will identify factors that direct U.S. firms and/or products competitiveness in the international marketplace relative to foreign economies. You will assist in monitoring and conducting studies of specific government and/or regional policies, commercial practices, or other economic factors that affect international competition in a cross­-sectorial or economy wide manner. You will work in small and large teams with staff both within and outside of your office and area of expertise. Emphasis will be on the emerging economies of Africa, Asia, and India, as well as other regions required by the organization's work.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/552395000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.