NERA Research Associate - Antitrust/Competition Policy

NERA Economic Consulting ( www.nera.com ) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world's leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

NERA's clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world's largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

We have an opening for a full-time researcher in the Antitrust practice in Washington, DC, who is experienced in data-analysis programming languages, such as SAS, and has an intuitive understanding of economic modeling that contributes to the project work product.

Qualified candidates will provide research, analysis and advice to clients in the areas of antitrust. This practice focuses on applying economic theory and quantitative methods, grounded in a thorough understanding of the market, to provide a full range of theoretical and empirical economic analysis in matters involving mergers and acquisitions, antitrust litigation, and competition policy. Your responsibilities may include creation of SAS code to analyze large data sets of prices, sales, and other relevant economic data as well as using statistics and modeling of economic and financial data to produce analyses supporting the research conducted in the course of antitrust cases (including mergers and anticompetitive conduct cases). In addition, responsibilities may include collecting market, industry, company, and competitor information; reviewing, summarizing and analyzing industry trends; creating trial exhibits; drafting memos, expert reports and presentation materials; and participating in client and team meetings and conference calls. This is a team based, multi-task environment that requires precision work, often under tight deadlines.

NERA offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills enhancement training.

Candidates should have a BA or BS in economics, statistics, mathematics or related field, with exceptional analytic skills and strong academic records. Coursework and/or experience in economics, statistics, finance, accounting, regression analysis/econometrics and computer programming are desired. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented and have the ability to think analytically and critically, and have excellent oral and written communications skills.

For immediate consideration, please visit the US Career section of our website ( www.nera.com ), and apply to the Research Associate position by creating your personal profile and submitting your resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript. Only those applicants who complete their profile completely will be considered.


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