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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 uses 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:

  • Provide expert advice to attorneys; support and participate in drafting discovery requests; help select, work with, and support external testifying expert witnesses; and provide testimony in support of the CFPB's cases, as appropriate. Conduct independent research related to consumer financial law and collaborates with economists in other offices in the CFPB.
  • Take 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. Develop and present budget recommendations to support analyses and research plans.
  • Develop 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 identify potential problems in consumer financial markets and anticipates the need for economic knowledge and plans accordingly.
  • Identify areas where additional research may be necessary. Keep abreast of new developments and monitors litigation, markets, trends, and legislation. Maintain knowledge of relevant economic literature being advanced in the general area of consumer financial markets.
· Travel Required

Not required

· Relocation expenses reimbursed


· Supervisory status


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Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)

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