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    Research Officer/Economic Analyst – Competition Economics

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      Research Officer/Economic Analyst – Competition Economics

      Berlin, Germany

      €Negotiable

      Permanent

      A global economic consulting firm is seeking a Research Officer/Economic Analyst to join its Berlin office.

       

      The firm’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony and policy recommendations for regulatory authorities, governments and the world’s leading law firms and corporations for over half a century.

       

      ​In the Competition Economics team, you will work on high-profile cases conducting theoretical and empirical economic analysis. You will for example develop economic evidence as to whether a tech firm may have abused its market power, quantify the damage possibly caused by a cartel, or accompany the parties to a merger through the review process in front of the European Commission or other competition authorities.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      • Conducting literature and data research
      • Applying your technical skills and knowledge of economic theory and econometrics from the academic and policy literature to the facts of a case
      • Cleaning, managing and analysing data as well as interpreting the results and translating them for a non-technical audience
      • Assisting in drafting reports, memoranda and presentations
      • Contributing to the team’s intellectual capital
        Managing people, projects and client relationships

       

      Skills, Knowledge & Experience

      • Hold an excellent master’s degree in economics/econometrics, statistics or a closely related field (Research Officer)
      • Hold an excellent master’s degree and have at least two years of experience in an economic consultancy or a competition authority; or hold a PhD (Economic Analyst)
      • Have excellent English and Italian oral and written communication skills, with German being an advantage
      • Can work under tight deadlines and enjoy solving problems
      • Are familiar with data analysis using Stata and possibly have advanced programming skills in R, Python or MatLab
      • Have relevant work experience and/or are specialised in applied microeconomics, industrial organisation, competition economics or econometrics at university

       

      Company Benefits

      • Attractive remuneration and benefits
      • Learning from leading economists and industry experts
      • Having a real impact by applying economic theory and methods in high-profile cases
      • Early responsibility in project work providing you with outstanding development prospects
      • A collaborative environment with flat hierarchies

      Posted by

      Ben Kinley

      Group Managing Director

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