JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB)

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U.S. Department of Labor
International Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452352
Date Posted: 11/28/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: International Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: WASHINGTON DC, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
E2 -- Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
F1 -- Trade
International Trade
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Division of Economic and Labor Research, Office of Trade and Labor Affairs responds to a variety of knowledge needs and maintains an active research agenda in three core areas: cross-country macroeconomic policy analysis with a particular focus on labor markets; improved methods to enforce and promote compliance with worker rights internationally; and, the effect of international trade and economic policies and developments on earnings, employment and working conditions. We seek an international economist to carry out a variety of duties, including expanding our research and expertise on cross country macro policy analysis and on improved methods to enforce and promote compliance with worker rights internationally.

New PhDs (or candidates) are encouraged to apply at the higher-salary graded levels (GS 12 or 13) if they have any experience that is equivalent to one-year of government work at the next lower level. For example, applicants may claim to meet "Additional Qualification Requirements" at the GS-12 level if their CVs explicitly demonstrate fellowship-supported teaching or research that conveys experience communicating economics in formal or informal settings OR finalizing research papers for an audience of professional researchers. Interviews may be conducted at the ASSA meetings in January.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/12/2014
Application Instructions:
The vacancy announcement and application instructions will be available at USAJOBS.GOV on or around November 24, 2014. Suggested keyword searches to locate the announcement are: DE-15-HRC-ILAB-043, ILAB, or International Economist. Please email if you are unable to locate the announcement. Applications will be due by midnight on December 12, 2014.