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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as a Senior Agricultural Economist that leads the economic analysis aspects of regulatory projects for the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) National Organic Program's (NOP) Standards Division.

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    Responsibilities

    • 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:
    • Applying economic theories to describe the economic impact of decisions related to the regulation of organic farms, businesses, and certifiers.
    • Building cost-benefit models to support rule development and alternative analyses.
    • Conducting regulatory impact analyses and regulatory flexibility analyses for the purposes of rulemaking.
    • Conducting analyses based on organic market information, microeconomics, econometrics, and statistical inference.
    • Developing program policies, procedures, and regulations, with a specialized focus on economic analysis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Estimated <10% travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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