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Senior Research Analyst Business Cycle Analysis and Communications

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Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco

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Chicago, Illinois

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Senior Research Analyst – Business Cycle Analysis and Communications Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago IL-Chicago Full-time Regular Exempt Experienced Day Job Tier II – No Credit Check Senior Research Analyst – Business Cycle Analysis and Communications The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Economic Research group conducts research and provides policy expertise in monetary policy, macroeconomics, microeconomics, banking and financial markets, and regional economics. The group is part of the Research, Policy, and Public Engagement (RPPE) department. We are hiring for a Senior Research Analyst to join a small team that works directly with the President of the Bank and senior research staff in their roles for the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and other aspects of policymaking. Job Summary You will conduct business cycle analysis and help prepare staff briefings to the Bank’s Board of Directors and speeches and other presentations made by the Bank President and senior research staff. This position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Business Cycle Analysis and Communications. You will work closely with economists, analysts, and communications professionals across RPPE. This role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to contribute to the monetary and financial policy missions of the Federal Reserve System. Responsibilities – Analyze financial and economic data to contribute to policy briefings and other material for the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – Contribute to policy briefings, speechwriting, and other presentations on business cycle developments, the economic outlook, monetary policy and a range of special topics in economics and finance for the Bank President and senior research leadership. Responsibilities include creating effective visual exhibits, drafting text, and coordinating editorial processes – Write memoranda and other analytical pieces on economic and financial developments – Provide data and analytical support for the Chicago Federal Reserve FOMC briefing process – Contribute to a collaborative, inclusive and effective work environment, including supporting Bank and Department Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives – Contribute to a highly collegial department environment; may attend seminars and offer constructive comments on others’ work; help interview and train research assistants; contribute to department operational activities Your Background – You have experience working with nonfinancial and financial macroeconomic data (including basic statistical and econometric analysis) and conducting business cycle analysis – You have written clear and compelling business or economic commentary supported by strong analysis and innovative presentation of data – You are collaborative colleague who contributes constructively to team discussions – You are skilled at partnering with people with a variety of experiences – You are skilled at working with senior leadership – You have at least 3 years work experience – You have a bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, public policy, or related social science. Master’s degree or business economist certification preferred What we offer – Comprehensive benefits package include medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, 401k savings plan, retirement plan, paid time off, transit benefit, onsite gym and subsidized cafeteria – A continuous learning environment with opportunities to gain new skills and grow your career Requirements – As a condition of employment, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago employees must comply with the Bank’s ethics rules, which generally prohibit employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and minor children from owning securities, such as stock, of banks or savings associations or their affiliates, such as bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies. If you or your spouse/domestic partner or minor child own such securities, and would not be willing or able to divest them if you accepted an offer of Bank employment, you should raise this issue with the recruiter for this posting, who can provide you contact information for our ethics official if necessary – This position requires access to confidential FOMC and or/supervisory 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 not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position and sponsorship for a work visa, and subsequently for permanent residence, if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and meet other eligibility requirements. – In addition, all candidates must undergo applicable background checks and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.