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Job ID : 170604.2
Job Title : Economic Policy Analyst
Organization : Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)
Job Location : Washington, D.C.
Company URL : https://itif.org/
Salary Range :
Job Description :

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)­a leading technology and economic policy think tank ­seeks an economic policy analyst to work on a wide range of economic policy issues related to technological innovation, productivity, and competitiveness, such as documenting the impact of information and communications technologies and R&D investments on nations’ economic and productivity growth. The analyst will identify, collect, and analyze data; conduct scholarly literature reviews; and draft reports, blog posts, and op-ed articles. The position will be in Washington, DC, and will report to ITIF’s vice president of global innovation policy.

The ideal applicant will be a detail-oriented, intrinsically motivated self-starter who can develop innovative and original insights, analysis, and authorship while also thriving in a collaborative, team-oriented environment. He or she will be a quick study and highly productive researcher, writer, and thinker.

Essential responsibilities:
• Help conduct a policy research program focusing on state, national, and international policy related to innovation and economic growth.
• Locate, extract, manipulate, find patterns and draw conclusions from public and private datasets.
• Write clear and incisive policy reports, op-ed articles, blog posts, and other materials on a broad variety of policy areas relating to innovation and economics.

Qualifications:
• Ideal candidate has at least a bachelor’s degree in economics, political science, public policy, or related field with a statistics background.
• Data-analysis experience and a strong background in Excel.
• Excellent writing skills, especially an ability to write succinctly and persuasively for policy audiences.
• Keen interest in technology, innovation, and public policy.
• Ability to communicate results to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Knowledge of business economics and the federal system of economic accounting would be a plus.
• Highly proactive and flexible, with an ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

How to Apply :

To apply for this position, please submit the following to jobs@itif.org, and indicate in the subject line of the email that your application is for the position of “economic policy analyst”:
• Cover letter stating your specific interest and qualifications for the position. Resumes submitted without a tailored cover letter will not be considered.
• Resume.
• A writing sample of at least five pages, preferably on a related topic.

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