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      Economist

      Brussels, Belgium

      €Negotiable

      Permanent

      Economist sought to join a top economic consulting firm. As part of the firm’s “human scale” team, you will get the opportunity to make a significant difference in casework from day one. As an economist, you will help to understand the  client’s challenges, research innovative approaches to economic questions and present complex findings in a clear and structured way. You will be expected to work independently, to demonstrate critical thinking and actively participate in all aspects of a case. You will also begin to manage workstreams and teams.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      • Coordinating desk research efforts;
      • Checking the quality of work of analysts and interns;
      • Adapting the methodologies to available data and the facts of the case;
      • Carrying out economic analyses;
      • Conducting econometric analyses;
      • Drawing simple conclusions from analyses;
      • Drafting simple analytical parts of reports.

       

      Skills, Knowledge & Experience

      • You enjoy working with people.
      • You are passionate about economics.
      • You enjoy conceptual issues and working with data.
      • You are ready to bring on board your analytical skills and intellectual curiosity.
      • You can propose creative solutions to complex challenges.
      • You have a positive attitude towards new tasks and learning.
      • You hold a PhD in Economics, Econometrics or Statistics or an MSc in Economics or other related fields from a leading institution and a few years (4-5 years) of experience working in competition economics.
      • You have excellent skills in statistics and econometrics and a good knowledge of theoretical and empirical microeconomics and industrial organisation.
      • You draft and communicate effectively in English. Very good knowledge of other languages is a great additional asset for our team since it handles case work in many jurisdictions.
      • You are able to demonstrate your skills with a track record of publications, working papers, policy briefs, etc.
      • You can efficiently conduct empirical analysis in Stata and/or R.
      • You have a positive, can-do attitude and you are willing to actively engage with your colleagues.

       

      Company Benefits

      • A unique opportunity to work with top international law firms, government bodies and academics on the most interesting cases.
      • The opportunity to work with leading competition experts with experience in handling stimulating and intellectually challenging casework from a wide range of practice areas.
      • Challenging tasks that make a real contribution to competition cases and policy debates.
      • The opportunity to work in an international team, with a broad range of backgrounds and experience.
      • A supportive, collaborative and inclusive team encouraging your valuable participation.
      • Being part of a young, motivated and inclusive team that prides itself on approaching cases with precision, creativity and know-how.
      • A cheerful workplace based on respect, kindness and positive leadership.
      • Opportunities to participate in training programmes, conferences and competition workshops.
      • An attractive remuneration and a broad package of additional benefits.

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      Elizabeth Zollars

      Financial Advisory Services Recruiter

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