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    Summary

    The positions are located in the Center for Financial Research (CFR) in the Division of Insurance and Research of the FDIC.  The CFR conducts economic research on topics important to the FDIC's mission including deposit insurance, bank supervision, and resolution of failed financial institutions, including those that are large and complex.

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    Responsibilities

    • Plans and coordinate research projects and reports. Develops analytical techniques for economic research, studies and analyses of major economic issues.
    • Conducts policy oriented research to develop innovative approaches to identify in economic trends any existing and emerging risks and analyze implications. Prepares and presents findings and recommendations.
    • Monitors ongoing economics, financial and banking trends that influence risks to the insurance funds, including trends in the global economy, the U.S. macro-economy, key industry sectors, the markets for money, capital, commodities and foreign exchange, and economic and financial policy issues.
    • Perform research, gather and analyze quantitative data from a variety of sources to identify particular problems to explore; assess the adequacy of existing programs; recommend and implement research based changes.
    • Gathers and analyzes written reports and quantitative data from a wide variety of sources to identify problems to explore; assesses the adequacy of existing programs; and recommends and implements research based changes.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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