Economics News Archive

  • Director's Financial Analyst

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will be recruiting this fall for the Director’s Financial Analyst position, and we are interested in encouraging members of the Economics Department to apply for this position. This unique, two-year rotational program sits at the intersection of the startup world, the Federal government, and the financial services industry.
  • Research Assistants at Federal Reserve Board

    The Federal Reserve Board is hiring Research Assistants during the Fall recruiting season, October-November, and the Spring recruiting season, February-March for positions that begin in the summer. We appreciate your referral of interested and qualified students. Each year, the Board hires approximately 60 recent graduates in economics, math, or related fields as RAs. These positions are highly competitive and very quantitative in nature. While at the Board, RAs work closely with economists and analysts on a broad range of topics covering real-world policy issues and academic-type research. After their time at the Board, many of our RAs move on to top graduate school programs. To be considered for these positions, candidates must submit application materials by September 30 for the Fall recruiting season and by January 31 for the Spring recruiting season. Complete application instructions are available at A limited number of summer internships are also available each year. Application procedures and deadline information for this program can be found at Thank you in advance for your assistance and support. Please feel free to contact me for more information on our programs. Thank you, Dustin Research Recruiter Dustin R. Rawlins, Management Analyst Division of Research and Statistics 202-736-1912
  • Research Positions at Poverty Action Lab

    J-PAL and its partner organizations are currently hiring for 79 positions in 51 countries. Positions may be located at numerous universities, research centers, and non-profit organizations connected to the work of J-PAL’s affiliated professors. Go to: for a list of all jobs available.