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    YOU MAY SUBMIT LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION TO Octavian.Carare@fcc.gov 

    DIRECT HIRE: DIRECT HIRING AUTHORITY APPLIES

    Where is the job located? Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C. 

    Positions are located in the Office of Economics and Analytics

    RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.

    Whom may I contact for additional information? Larry Shields, larry.Shields@fcc.gov, 240-464-1475.

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    Responsibilities

    Conducts comprehensive economic research and analysis involving technical and economic aspects of the telecommunications and/or media industries and regulation thereof.  Given a research objective, initiates topics for economic analysis, designs a plan for research, and selects research methods to complete the analysis. Develops narrative, statistical, and/or graphical reports of research and analysis, including pertinent policy recommendations. Provides expert technical economic advice on Commission rulemaking proceedings. For example, this could include evaluation of the validity and significance of economic analyses submitted to the Commission, and independent economic analysis of the policy outcomes. Reviews and critiques draft decisions prepared by other Commission staff. Conducts economic analyses of market structure and performance, and structural industry analyses. May be called upon to assess the current state of the agency's regulatory program, identifying areas of adverse regulatory impact on the public, the industry, or the economy as a whole. The Office of Economics and Analytics is a highly collaborative and collegial environment. Most projects are performed in interdisciplinary teams of economists and other professional staff (lawyers, engineers, statisticians, and computer programmers). The incumbent has an opportunity for preparing white papers or other independent research related to communications and Commission priorities for publication.  

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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