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Senior Economist (healthcare)

Bethesda, Maryland · Healthcare
Economist with strong analytical skills to join our team. A self-motivated individual with leadership and entrepreneurial spirit will be the best fit to support the growth of the company.  He or she may work in a variety of areas, including supporting Government agencies in the areas of health, transportation, energy, homeland security, and finance on diverse assignments including:
  • Econometric modeling and estimation, including forecasting.
  • Design and estimation of cost–benefit analyses.
  • Design and estimation of economic impact evaluations.
  • Statistical analyses.
  • Risk modeling.
  • Unintended consequences analyses.
  • Analytic findings interpretation and communication.
Minimum Skills and Experience
  • D. or M.A./M.S. in Economics, Finance, Statistics, or other related disciplines.
  • If a Ph.D., a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience with economic, policy, and/or data analysis. If a M.A./M.S., a minimum of 8 years of related experience.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in at least one statistical program and familiarity with others, including SAS, R, Stata, and Python. SAS or Stata experience would be a definite asset.
  • Ability to write and explain scientific and technical ideas in simple language.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; substantial writing experience, including experience with grant or proposal writing.
  • Ability to handle areas of delegated responsibility independently, initiate action, and follow through.
  • Must be able to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple priorities at once.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • 3–5 years of experience working in a consulting firm or with the Federal Government.
 
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