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Enforcement Economist

Supervision, Enforcement, & Fair Lending - Enforcement
Closing date:
Washington, DC
60 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Who may apply:
Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)


This position is located at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ENFORCEMENT. As an Enforcement Economist, you will conduct complex data and economic analysis and use econometric models and compliance analytics on difficult and complex topics related to consumer financial markets.

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As an Enforcement Economist, you will:

  • Provides expert advice to attorneys; supports and participates in drafting discovery requests; helps select, works with, and supports external testifying expert witnesses; and provides testimony in support of the CFPB's cases, as appropriate.
  • Takes full technical responsibility for independent analysis projects and research plans through their entire lifecycle, including but not limited to identifying issues, assessing different potential methodologies, assembling data sets, completing analyses, and presenting results.
  • Develops data, document, and narrative response requests to obtain information for economic, statistical, mathematical, and econometric analysis of investigational subjects' acts and practices for conformance with consumer financial protection law.
  • Independently identifies potential problems in consumer financial markets and anticipates the need for economic knowledge and plans accordingly.

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Occasional travel - Occasional Travel

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Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)

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