The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is seeking an entry-level or a senior-level economist. There is a preference for candidates interested in one or more of the following areas: financial institutions, financial markets and products, risk management, and banking. Individuals are expected to have demonstrated empirical interests, together with a solid background in statistics, econometrics, and/or computational methods. However, all qualified applicants will be considered. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
The Research Assistant's primary responsibility is to support RPA economists with statistical and quantitative analysis, programming, database management, and writing. The projects of RP&A include applied and theoretical work in the fields of monetary, financial, and macro economics. Research is used to construct System policy and is frequently published in leading academic journals.
Requirements include an undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, computer science or related degree; strong programming skills; and strong written and oral communication skills. The applicant should be proficient in Excel, Access, and at least one statistical programming language such as Stata, MATLAB, SAS, or R. Employment in this department requires U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident status.
Currently there are no openings for RAs.