Economic Analyst / Economist (Semi-Remote)

FedWriters - Washington, DC

30+ days ago
Position Responsibilities:
Conducts research in support of regulatory assessments and economic impact studies. This involves general research, such as basic internet searches, spreadsheet manipulation of industry population and cost data, literature searches, and the documentation of analytical findings.
Conducts research in support of regulatory flexibility analyses under the authority and guidance of the Regulatory Flexibility Act as amended in 1996 by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) and EO 13272.
Supports of Collection of Information (COI) and paperwork burden analysis.
Analyzes, develops, compiles, and sorts data from industry, government agencies, and other sources for regulatory studies and analyses.
Gathers data and information, and supports assessments of social, economic, and other impacts on proposed rules.
Provides administrative support including data entry, proofreading, copying, collating, assembling, mailing, filing, and formatting publications and documents.
This is a remote position with periodic travel to Washington D.C. office location (estimated 80% remote, 20% on location).

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Public Affairs, or other related field.
Minimum of 2 years direct experience supporting economic analysis and research. Less experience with an Economics degree will be considered.
Understanding of regulatory cost-benefit analyses.
Demonstrable record of working on project teams while working on multiple projects. Prefer experience with regulatory research.
Proven track record of producing professional, clear documentation throughout a complete project cycle.
Expert-level skills with Microsoft Word and Excel; strong proficiency with PowerPoint.
Must be able to travel to D.C. offices for monthly meetings.
Must have or be able to obtain (and maintain) a government clearance.
Position Location: Remote/Federal Government Location, Washington DC

Job Type: Part-time
Required education: Bachelor's
Required experience: Economic Analysis: 1 year
Expected Start date: Mid-October

What we do...
Technical Writing, Documentation, and Administrative Support: FedWriters develops documents for regulatory actions, published in the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations including notices of proposed rulemakings and final rules; we also help develop other documents such as research studies, environmental assessments, regulatory analyses, and congressional reports. We conduct a variety of research and data analysis pertaining to rulemaking projects, including economic and environmental analyses to determine possible effects on the supply, distribution, or use of energy; and/or significant effects on the human environment, including compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).