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    This position is located within the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Dairy Program (DP), Economics Division. The position is responsible for impact analyses of changes to Federal milk marketing orders; analyses of other dairy-related programs and policies; short-term and long-term projections of dairy supply, demand, international trade, and prices; writing and review of dairy-related studies, working papers, briefing papers, and talking points; and decision support for the dairy industry.

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    • The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Plans and conducts economic studies of the dairy industry, including the Federal milk marketing order program
    • Develops, collects, and analyzes domestic and international marketing information related to the dairy industry
    • Organizes data for use by Dairy Programs in decision-making.
    • Uses data visualization tools to report quantitative and qualitative data analysis
    • Recommends and implements statistical and analytical techniques, including econometric methods
    • Studies the situation and outlook for the dairy industry and uses such knowledge in carrying out economic analyses
    • Participates in the development, maintenance, and enhancement of economic models to support the mission of Dairy Programs
    • Writes economic analyses, working papers, briefing papers, and talking points to support the mission of Dairy Programs
    • Offers policy recommendations, based on sound economic analysis

    Travel Required

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

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