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Econometrician

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Berkeley Research Group, LLC (BRG) is a global consulting firm that helps leading organizations advance in three key areas: disputes and investigations, corporate finance, and performance improvement and advisory. The concept of Intelligence That Works—delivering great ideas, ensuring that our recommendations are practically executable, and helping clients advance—drives all that we do, from the way we work with our clients to the way we operate internally.      
 
This role can be based in any one of our major offices like New York City, Boston, Chicago, Washington, DC, Emeryville, or Los Angeles 
      
BRG’s antitrust and competition economics practice continues to expand rapidly. We are currently seeking professional Econometricians that have an interest in addressing real-world applied economics questions in the context of litigation, arbitration, and mediation. The candidate in this position develops and estimates econometric and statistical models, runs validation and robustness checks on those models, summarizes, and synthesizes modeling results, and uses academic knowledge and training to solve econometric and/or empirical challenges within work streams.      
      
This position requires a highly motivated problem solver with robust analytical ability, strong organizational skills, and a desire to advance within the organization. The work will involve both execution and oversight of engagement work streams that may be either quantitative or qualitative in nature, with responsibilities to include design of economic, statistical, and financial analysis, modeling of financial data and markets, management of existing client relationships, development and presentation of client deliverables, management of junior staff, quality control, industry research, and expansion of business. You can enjoy long-term career opportunities supported by our investments in your professional development and an escalating compensation structure including an industry-competitive salary and benefits package.    
    
Responsibilities:      
  • Data Management: Acquire, load, process, combine, maintain, and update datasets from multiple sources to support downstream analysis.
  • Data Analysis and Visualization: Summarize and identify patterns in analysis datasets, using tools from exploratory data analysis, econometrics, causal inference, and statistical learning.
  • Quality Control: Audit own work product and the work product of others to the high standards of expert discovery for litigation.
  • Technical Communication: Communicate the results of analysis for experts and clients via tables, figures, diagrams, memoranda, and presentations. This includes assisting in the preparation of expert reports and other client deliverables when required.
  • Qualitative Research: Perform detailed research through sources including academic literature, industry reports, and produced documents, with the ability to synthesize research efficiently and put results into action.
  • Project Management: Participate in a team environment and work hard to meet client deadlines and quality expectations. Responsibilities include the management of small teams of junior staff on both quantitative and qualitative tasks, including data analysis and report support.
Qualifications:      
  • ABD, Ph.D., or Ph.D. candidate, in Economics or related subjects from a noted or ranked American Economics Association (AEA) program;
  • For master’s level, your degree must have included coursework or research experience in econometric modeling, application of sophisticated empirical and econometric estimation techniques to real-world data, and significant use of Stata, R, and/or MATLAB Two or more years of experience in application of econometric modeling techniques;
  • Experience in Antitrust, Intellectual Property, Financial Economics, Securities, Capital Markets is highly preferred.
  • application of sophisticated empirical and econometric estimation techniques to real-world data, and significant use of Stata, R, and/or MATLAB.
  • Keen interest in economic, statistical, or financial analysis, research and writing;
  • Excellent communication, managerial and analytical skills, as well as leadership skills;
  • Desire to work within a team environment; and
  • Demonstrate an interest in generating business and becoming known in the marketplace as an Expert in their field.

Salary Range: $180,000 to $275,000 per year. 
  

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