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Economist

Division/Office:
Research, Markets, & Regulations - Research
Closing date:
Location:
Washington, DC
Grades:
52, 53, 60 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Salary:
$92,166–203,633
Who may apply:
Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)

Summary

This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Research, Markets and Regulations Division, Office of Research.

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties at the CN-60 level. (Equivalent to the GS-14). If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position. The major duties of this position include:

  • Analyze, synthesize, interpret, and has lead responsibility of providing information, analysis, technical advice, and recommendations on current developments in consumer financial markets and services.
  • Plan, organize and participate in the collection of data on a wide variety of problems in consumer financial markets and services. These collections may include lead responsibility of planning, designing and implementation of surveys of households and firms.
  • Develop and maintain econometric models of consumer financial markets for use in policy analysis. Support analysis with statistical, mathematical, and econometric methods and techniques, and consistently exhibits professional judgment.
  • Analyze issues and changes in consumer financial markets and services and analyzes and develops or evaluates proposals for policy or regulatory change including effects of proposed policies and regulations on competition and consumers.

Travel Required

  • Occasional travel - 01 to 05 travel nights per month may be required.

Supervisory Status

  • No

Promotion Potential

  • 60

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Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)

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