Research Analyst

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of DallasWe are dedicated to serving the public by promoting a strong financial system and a healthy economy for all. These efforts take a team of dedicated individuals doing many different jobs. Together we’re creating a workplace where talented people can thrive, and we welcome your unique background and perspective to help present the best possible solutions for our partners.

Location: #LI-Hybrid

About the Role:

The work of a Research Analyst helps fulfill the Bank’s core monetary policy mission through the production of substantive research and public outreach. It involves collaboration with economists and other analysts on analysis of current economic conditions and long-term research projects for publication. Over the course of the two-year program, research analysts provide support in the form of computer programming to access, process, and manipulate data, producing charts and other data visualizations, and conducting statistical and econometric analysis. Responsibilities include providing high-quality support and economic analysis while observing the procedures of the Bank’s Research Department, fulfilling expectations and requirements of our customers, and management of priorities. You are committed to continuous improvement, both in the delivery of support services and in self-development.

You Will:

  • Assist economists in the regional, energy, macroeconomics, financial, or international group in compiling data/background research

  • Provide a high level of support by obtaining and compiling statistical data, constructing files, producing charts and other graphics, and performing meaningful statistical and econometric analysis under the direction of economists and senior staff for use in the Federal Open Market Committee briefing document, speeches and presentations, the monthly Board of Director's report, and other projects and publications

  • Contribute ideas and suggestions for project improvement

  • Assist on special projects for bank economists and senior staff

  • Work on other assigned projects during the two-year program

  • Work with other research analysts and serve as backup support

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in economics, and knowledge of statistics and/or econometrics tools with mathematical concepts from calculus and linear algebra

  • Ability to describe economic trends in writing

  • Ability to use the internet to conduct research

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Basic knowledge of economic variables

  • Some prior knowledge of the purpose and nature of specific data sets requested by economists

  • Understanding of basic econometric techniques that encourage interpretation and use of data in economic analysis

  • Familiarity with writing programs in an econometric or statistical package such as STATA, R, Python, or EVIEWS

  • Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for any of the above requirements

Our Benefits:
Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

• Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
• 401K match, and a fully funded pension plan
• Paid vacation, holidays, and volunteer hours; flexible work environment
• Generously subsidized public transportation and free parking
• Annual tuition reimbursement
• Professional development programs, training and conferences
• And more…

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit the documents requested below when applying for this position.

NOTE: Applications will not be considered without all of these materials.


This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's qualifications as determined by the department.

This role allows for the employee to work in a hybrid manner with some work conducted onsite at the Federal Reserve work location and some work conducted remotely. For this specific role, 2-3 days per week of work can be conducted remotely. Specific schedule details will be discussed during the recruitment process.

By federal law, this position requires that candidates fall within one of the following citizenship categories: (1) U.S. citizen, (2) U.S. national, (3) U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization, or (4) U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.

For serious consideration this position requires that all candidates provide transcripts and a writing sample related to economic research. Candidates may be required to complete job related skills assessments.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in the diversity of our people, ideas and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the communities we serve.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify your Talent Acquisition Consultant.

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