Research Analyst

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Cleveland, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023


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This position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe.

In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship

The Research Department conducts policy analysis, produces academic research, and provides long-term strategic thinking on issues related to monetary policy, the national economy, and the region. Research Analysts contribute to the Research Department by: (i) supporting the research of the Bank’s economists, (ii) contributing to Bank publications, (iii) maintaining indicators on the Bank’s website, and (iv) supporting policy briefings for the Bank’s President before meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee.

The Cleveland Fed seeks Research Analysts for positions that start in the summer of 2024. During their time at the Bank, Research Analysts develop their knowledge of new areas of economics, develop their data analysis and programming skills, participate in the policy process, and work one-on-one with the Bank’s economists to conduct research that can lead to co-authored papers for Bank and external academic publications. These experiences make the Research Analyst position ideal for someone considering a Ph.D. in economics or finance. Research Analysts typically work at the Bank for 2 or 3 years.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (completed by the summer of 2024) with emphasis in economics or a closely related field, such as finance, mathematics, statistics, or computer science; knowledge of monetary policy and macroeconomics preferred.

  • Working knowledge of econometrics and statistics packages, such as Stata, Matlab, R, or Python.

  • Prior research experience in economics strongly preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Application Requirements:

  • Resume

  • Transcript

  • Writing sample (related to economics or finance)

  • Coding sample ( can be PDF or a program file for a statistical package)

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but interested individuals are strongly encouraged to apply no later than October 20, 2023.

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