Title: Senior Policy Analyst, Macroeconomics
Reports to: Director, Center for Data Analysis
Job Summary: The Heritage Foundation's mission is "to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense." Based on those principles, the main objectives of the Center for Data Analysis are to provide empirical research services to Heritage and to help build, through empirical and other research, publication, and other activities, the intellectual foundation for Heritage conservative public policies. Consistent with the mission and those objectives and the direction of the Center Director, the Senior Policy Analyst engages in empirical and other research, publication, and other activities, with particular emphasis on excelling within a collaborative, team-based policy development environment. This work includes but is not limited to producing statistical and other quantitative analyses in areas such as labor, regulation, budget, and financial markets.
Education: Ph.D. or comparable knowledge of disciplines. Current enrollment in a Ph.D. program is acceptable.
Experience: 3 to 5 years engagement in policy development and advocacy. Record of influence on policy development. Expert knowledge of theoretical and applied economics and various tools of statistical analysis. Must have the ability to communicate complex, policy-relevant economics issues to broad audiences orally and in writing.
Communication: Good public speaker and thoroughly competent writer
Achievement: Significant contributions to the public policy debate
Computer: MS Office and Outlook