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American Economic Association

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AEA Washington Representative

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111457056
Date Posted: 11/03/2016
Date Inactive: 12/16/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: AEA Washington Representative
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The American Economic Association (AEA) seeks a part-time professional to represent the Association's scientific interests in Washington DC. The AEA is a non-partisan membership society of about 20,000 professional economists who work in academe, business, government and research institutes. Its goals are to promote and publish high-quality economic research and to encourage open discussion of economic issues.

The responsibilities of this position include developing sources of information about legislation, regulations and agency decisions pertinent to the research and economic data scientific interests of the AEA and, working closely with the Association's Committee on Government Relations and Committee on Economic Statistics, and under general direction of the Association's Executive Committee, to keep members informed about these developments and to undertake activities in support of the AEA. The ideal candidate will have significant Washington experience. Some background in economics and/or statistics would be a significant asset. The position will be based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

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The AEA is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer; we encourage applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
See application instructions above
Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, CV or resume and list of references to Ms. Barbara Fiser, Director of Finance and Administration, American Economic Association, at: Preference will be given to applications that are received by December 1, 2016. Interviews will be conducted at the Association’s annual meeting in Chicago on January 6-8, 2017 with an anticipated start date in the early Spring, but the exact start date is negotiable. The position will remain open until filled.