Research Analyst

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkWorking at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.

What we do:

At the direction of economists and senior research analysts or research associates, the Research Analyst will help prepare analyses, reports, and other materials for policy and research projects.

Your Role as a Research Analyst:

  • Develop the ability to assist economists and senior staff in their Bank policy work. You will: download and assemble data; prepare charts and tables; create and maintain spreadsheets; use statistical, econometric and other software packages to perform analyses and model estimation and simulations; and assistance in preparing memos and presentations.

  • Develop the ability to assist economists and senior staff in their long-term research. You will: perform literature reviews and archival research; download and assemble data; prepare charts and tables; create and maintain spreadsheets; use statistical, econometric and other software packages to perform analyses and model estimation and simulations; and help with writing and proofreading articles.

  • On a rotating basis, provide support to: (1) the production of documents prepared for regular briefings of the Bank president, senior management, and the Bank`s Board of Directors; (2) the production of material included in the Blackbook and other briefing documents produced as part of the FOMC cycle; (3) the production of other reports to carry out the Bank`s and Research Group`s goals; and (4) the performance of other tasks to accomplish the Bank`s and Research Group`s goals.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field.

  • Experience in data analysis and using statistical packages (e.g., R, Stata, Matlab, Julia, SAS, Gauss, TSP, RATS, EViews, PROCSQL), or other computer programming experience (e.g., Java, C++, Python).

  • Work cooperatively in a team environment

Please include resume and unofficial transcript. The application deadline is October 1, 2023 (11:59 PM EST).

Salary Range: $71500 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions.

Our Touchstone Behaviors—Communicate Authentically, Collaborate Inclusively, Drive Progress, Develop Others, and Take Ownership—help shape the culture of the Bank. They also provide a shared language for how we work together and achieve success, and they set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of your career with us. Learn more.


Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

  • And more

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

Please note that the 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. Candidates who are permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship and meet other eligibility requirements.

In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check, comply with all applicable information handling rules, and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana.

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The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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