FTI Consulting Economist #201GN in Boston, Massachusetts
About the Company: Compass Lexecon provides economic analysis, business advice, and litigation support to industry organizations, governments, major corporations throughout the U.S. and abroad, and law firms. Our firm specializes in microeconomic issues of competition, antitrust, and regulation in such sectors as energy, environment, transportation, information, communications, entertainment, property rights, and manufacturing. Compass Lexecon is comprised of a unique combination of leading economic researchers, individuals at the forefront of public policy debates, and a team with extensive consulting experience. Our staff has experience and education that span industries and disciplines. About the Opportunity: Our Boston, MA office is currently recruiting an Economist for an immediate start. The candidate will work with Compass Lexecon's China Competition practice led by Dr. Elizabeth Wang. If the right candidate presents with relevant job experience and educational background, a Senior Economist role may be considered. The position demands strong ability to perform quantitative analysis, knowledge of or interest in economics, and a broad range of research skills. An Economist is involved in nearly all aspects of project work, interacting closely with analysts, directors, and firm principals in analyzing data, preparing client presentations, and drafting reports. Through their involvement, Economists gain a comprehensive understanding of the industries and public policy issues relevant to the projects we work on. As skills and competencies develop, there will be greater opportunity for independent work and client interaction. Ideal candidates would hold a bachelor?s or master?s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Data Science, plus one to three years of relevant work experience. We seek candidates who possess strong academic backgrounds. Demonstration of quantitative skills, writing ability, and qualitative research skills are required. Knowledge of Excel and statistical programming packages such as STATA or SAS are preferred. Candidates must be highly motivated, analytical, detail-oriented, able to work independently and in teams, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency or fluency in Chinese is not required. A cover letter, resume, and transcript must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. Due to the large volume of applicants we request no phone calls, please. Compass Lexecon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled.