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Position Vacancy for Research Economist

  • Date: June 19, 2017

The Department of Economics has a new and exciting opportunity for a staff economist to do research in our newly created Center on Research "on Wisconsin" Economy (CROWE).

For a complete position description and to apply, click here. The application deadline is July 14, 2017.

Position Summary:

The Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE) produces and disseminates economic policy research, with a particular focus on the Wisconsin economy and state-level economic policy issues. A main goal of the Center is to support research to better understand the economic outcomes and the impacts of policies at the state-level, and provide a bridge which will make this economic research accessible to policymakers, businesses, and community groups in Wisconsin and around the nation. The Center will also host regular conferences and workshops on statewide economic policy issues, including both academic researchers and the broader policy community.

The Research Economist will work with the Director of the Center to undertake ongoing economic research on issues affecting the state economy, produce in-depth analyses and timely policy briefs drawing on that research, produce regular forecasts for key state-level economic indicators, prepare and make presentations on economic issues before business and policy groups and at academic conferences, and pursue independent research on issues related to the goals of the Center.