JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Abt Associates

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Division of Health and Environment
PhD Economists

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458604
Date Posted: 09/28/2017
Date Inactive: 11/22/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: PhD Economists
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Bethesda, Maryland, UNITED STATES
Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Durham, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
Health Economics
Behavioral Health
Health Policy
Mental Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation, technical assistance, and program implementation in a range of policy areas. We are recruiting new and experienced PhD economists with strong quantitative research skills, research design experience and knowledge of important domestic policy areas. Abt’s Division of Health and Environment (DHE) will be interviewing at the AEA conference, January 5-7, 2018.

The Health Policy practice helps shape healthcare policies that benefit millions of Americans, while improving program efficiency and effectiveness. Work includes:
• evaluating healthcare, public health, and behavioral health programs and policies;
• reforming payment systems;
• infectious and chronic disease modeling; and
• analyzing access to and quality and outcomes of healthcare services.

Clients include the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, and the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration.

Work spans a variety of other topics areas including behavioral health, criminal justice, public health & epidemiology, climate change, and environment and natural resource economics.

We are currently recruiting new and experienced economists for our Health Policy practice and other parts of DHE. Please see our website for more details.

Application Requirements:
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 11/22/2017
  • Application Deadline Has Passed