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    As a faculty fellow economist, you will be responsible for conceiving of advanced methods to estimate the impacts of highway vehicle regulations, advising the Program Office on the implementation of these methods, and advising on how to most effectively communicate findings to senior officials in DOT, other federal and state agencies, industry, and academia. You will also advise the Center on its affiliations with other organizations involved in related research and analysis.

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    As an Economist, you will:

    • Serve as a formal and informal link and representative to state and local governments, national and international technical organizations, representational groups and industry planning and policy organizations.
    • Serve as a critical authority on transportation economic studies and research; providing expert opinion on quality, completeness, appropriateness of assumptions, data and methodologies.
    • Conceive of transportation economic studies and research activities generally dealing with the determination of consequences or outcomes of alternative Federal policies: the span of consideration includes transportation, energy, environment, social, management and financial inter-relationships both on a national or global basis.
    • Serve as a formal link and representative to the academic economics community and an agency technical authority in the field of highway vehicle markets and regulation, conceiving of and advising on the implementation of methods for conducting economic analysis relevant to highway vehicle fuel economy standards, related regulations, and emerging and novel highway vehicle technologies that have broad inter-agency impact on the overall national transportation enterprise.

    The ideal candidate for this position enjoys and excels at conceiving of an launching significant new research and analysis efforts involving transportation-related industry and economic research and analysis, particularly as related to highway vehicle regulation; forming teams—often spanning multiple disciplines—to carry out this research and analysis; leading the review and publication of findings; and explaining findings to a wide range of audiences, such as academic researchers, senior government decision-makers, industry leaders, nongovernmental advocates, and the general public.

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    Occasional travel - Some travel is required.

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