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    The United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, is seeking highly motivated individuals to serve in a role assisting with data and other analytical projects associated with the Department of Justice's review of the business practices of market-leading online platforms.

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    Responsibilities

    As Analysts for Digital Markets in the Antitrust Division, incumbents evaluate the business Practices of companies competing in online markets. Digital Markets Analysts will collect data and perform statistical analysis through manual and automated techniques and evaluate the results. Representative duties include: Planning and conducting extensive data collection to understand the business models of online platform companies. Collecting, verifying and adjusting information expressed numerically and/or graphically. Designing and/or implementing statistical methodological studies and surveys. Conducting portions of a broad project involving data collection and/or analysis.

    Digital Markets Analysts will work as part of the Economic Analysis Group and will assist teams in the Antitrust Division's civil enforcement sections. The Economic Analysis Group has approximately 45 Ph.D. economists who provide economic analysis for antitrust cases brought by the Division. Analysts will support empirical analysis with an emphasis on competitive interactions between firms in high-tech sectors of the economy that utilize online distribution or depend on network effects. Duties include working closely with staff economists to determine pricing patterns, provide statistical analysis of industry behavior, find trends in large datasets, and prepare materials (such as maps, data, charts, and graphs) that may be required for litigation.

    Helpful skills include:

    • Designing and/or applying standard and customized computer programming for data collection and analysis.
    • Performing evaluation of methodology of studies to ensure that the results are valid and reliable.
    • Evaluating statistical results in consultation with subject matter experts.
    • Writing and/or presenting comprehensive technical statistical reports prepared based on the data collected and providing professional advice and consultation.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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