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    This position is located with the United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Rural Economy Branch.

    The primary purpose of this position is to conduct complex economic research, analysis and outlook relevant to rural or regional economic development.

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    • Formulates research plans, develops methodology, determines data needs, and defining resources needed to carry out complex economic research and analysis programs.
    • Uses relevant professional literature and modifies or develops procedures to meet unexpected or altered conditions.
    • Formulates specific and definite conclusions that are presented to the agricultural and rural development community in a series of published contributions to knowledge in the area of rural development economics.
    • Analyzes the relationship between economic base development and labor market outcomes, including employment growth and factors associated with unemployment and labor force participation.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0110 Economist

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