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Economist II - AMZ6003203

Job ID: 2184204 | Services LLC


Job summary


Position Title: Economist II

Location: San Francisco, California

Position Responsibilities:

Work with fellow economists, scientists and/or senior management on key business problems faced in retail, international retail, third party merchants, search, and/or operations. Apply the frontier of economic thinking to experiment design, forecasting, program evaluation and other areas. Build econometric models using data systems. Apply economic theory to solve business problems. Own the development of economic models and manage the data analysis, modeling and experimentation necessary to estimate and validate the models, in collaboration with scientists and engineers. Develop new techniques to process large data sets, address quantitative problems, and contribute to design of automated systems. Apply tools from applied micro-econometrics (e.g. experimental design, difference-in-difference, regression discontinuity) and forecasting (essential time series models). Leverage big data tools for data extraction. Work closely with business partners to communicate the intuition, implication and detail of economic analyses/modeling and incorporate feedback. Write up and present analysis for distribution to various levels of management at Amazon. is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.#0000


Position Requirements:

PhD or foreign equivalent in Economics, Finance, or a related field and two years of research or work experience in the job offered or a related occupation. Must have two years of research or work experience in the following skill(s): (1) industry, private consulting, government, or academic research; (2) use of program evaluation, forecasting, time series, panel data, and high dimensional problems; (3) use of MATLAB, R, SAS or Stata; and (4) knowledge of SQL.


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