Research Officer/ Analyst
NERA Economic Consulting is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigour, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation. NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. We have openings for full-time Research Officers to join our European offices in a range of practice areas, including Competition Policy, Energy, Environment and Networks, Securities and Finance and Transfer Pricing. Responsibilities may include analysis of financial market data; designing and building quantitative models and applying econometric analysis to economic and financial data; collecting market, industry, company, and competitor information; reviewing, summarising and analysing industry trends; managing large data sets and writing programmes to implement complex analysis; creating trial exhibits; drafting memos, expert reports and presentation materials; and participating in team meetings and conference calls. This is a team-based, multi-task environment that requires precision work that is both qualitative and quantitative often with tight deadlines. Business level English is required and additional business level fluency in other European languages is preferred but not required. Some travel is likely. Candidates should hold a Masters (or PhD) in Economics, Econometrics, Finance or a related discipline with an exceptional academic record. Candidates should enjoy solving analytical and empirical problems under tight deadlines. Coursework and/or experience in econometrics and proficiency in using statistical and/or mathematical software (for example Stata or Mathematica) are required. Candidates should demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Additional fluency in other European languages, would be preferred. For more information about NERA please visit our website. To apply, please submit your full academic CV, transcripts, cover letter and a writing sample.
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