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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Policy and Evaluation (DPE), Monitoring, Evaluation and Economics Group, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

    The position is equivalent to GS-14/15. MCC uses a pay banded system to compensate employees. This position is pay band 3B/3A which is generally equal to GS-14/15.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides timely and accurate economic guidance and analysis in environments where data can be limited and parameters relevant to the analysis are not always fully known or can shift quickly.
    • Reviews proposals to substantially revise or eliminate any Compact activities to ensure consistency with overall objectives and economic logic of the Compact and to assess the economic justification.
    • Develops or makes necessary revisions to analytic models (e.g., cost-benefit analyses, beneficiary analysis, etc.) that are complex and requires a sophisticated application of economic theory to assess the economic impact of changes to the design of interventions supported by MCC compacts.
    • Supports revisions of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Plans and economic studies, including special surveys, as required.
    • Ensures that Impact Evaluations and other economic studies are planned and undertaken using appropriately rigorous methodology and taking into account project design features and implementation plans.
    • Provides expert input to ensure Impact Evaluations are designed to address key public policy and development questions that are likely to be informative for other, similar projects in similar contexts.
    • Provides authoritative recommendations in a complex and critical area of economic analysis research with recommendations for action within the area of assignment.
    • Communicates complex findings and associated methodologies to officials and professionals not familiar with the area of research.
    • Provides expert analysis and advice on critical agency issues. Identifies reasons for the nature and extent of program related problems that arise and investigates areas in need of improvements.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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