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Openings for Experienced Economists

The Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is looking to hire Ph.D. economists with expertise in financial economics, microeconomics or macroeconomics.

The Bank will consider applications from senior candidates with a strong publication record in top finance and economics journals and at least three years of experience in an academic or research setting.

Economists at the Chicago Fed are expected to: (1) produce high-quality research for publication in refereed journals; and (2) to provide analysis on topics relevant to the Bank's policy efforts for presentation in Bank publications and briefings to senior Bank management. Strong communications skills are particularly valued. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or a doctorate in finance, economics, or a related discipline.

The Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is a collegial and diverse group of economists with expertise in Finance, Macro and Microeconomics, Regional Studies, and Payments. Numerous consultants from top academic departments contribute to enrich the research environment. Excellent support for both research and policy is available. Salaries are commensurate with experience and level of achievement; in addition, the Chicago Fed offers competitive benefits.

More information is at:

Applicants should submit a cover letter and a CV.  Please include a list of references. Please e-mail applications to:

Applications will be considered until positions are filled. However, to ensure prompt consideration, please apply by November 15, 2017. The Chicago Fed is an equal opportunity employer.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, USA. Tel. (312) 322-5322

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