Senior Economist
The Solutions team uses economics, behavioral science, statistics, and machine learning to proactively identify mechanisms and process improvements which solve for defects in the Employee Experience. We are an interdisciplinary team which combines the talents of science, psychology and industry specialists to develop and deliver solutions that measurably achieve this goal.We are looking for an Economist who is able to provide structure around complex business problems, hone those complex problems into specific, scientific questions, and test those questions to generate insights. The ideal candidate will work with various science, PXT, ER, operations and tech teams to estimate models and algorithms on large scale data, design pilots and measure their impact, and transform successful prototypes into improved policies and programs at scale.
· PhD in economics, statistics, quantitative marketing, or related field.
· Professional experience working with large data sets, understanding of statistical analysis, modeling techniques, data mining and business and/or public policy analysis.
1. Proven track record in research and solution of business problems leveraging techniques from economics or related disciplines.
2. Demonstrable experience in any of the following areas of applied economics (multiple areas preferred): reduced-form causal analysis, predictive modeling and causal ML algorithms, forecasting, hazard models, health and insurance economics, education economics, labor economics, and behavioral economics, designing and administering large-scale social science surveys.
3. Demonstrated ability to lead a team of economists and data scientists to deliver high quality research results on time.
4. Demonstrated ability to communicate research to clients in business and/or public policy.
5. Strong publication and presentation record in top-tier economic, public policy, statistical, or ML publications and conferences.
6. Written and oral communication skills with technical, business, and public policy people, and ability to speak at a level appropriate for the audience.
7. Experience with prototyping in a scripting language such as STATA, R, and python.

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