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Sr. Economist, Selling Partner Promotions

Job ID: 2607841 | Services LLC - A57


Selling Partner Promotions is seeking a Sr. Economist to use econometric and machine learning techniques to help offer Customers high quality deals and promotions. This role will be a key member of a team of scientists supporting the Pricing and Promotions related business.

The Sr. Economist will work closely with other research scientists, machine learning experts, and economists to design and run experiments, research new algorithms, and find new ways to improve Seller Pricing and Promotions to optimize the Customer experience.

Key job responsibilities
- Build economic models to quantify the causal impact of pricing actions and promotions on customers and sellers.
- Build models to define, measure and optimize for high quality deals
- Define and execute an extensive experimental roadmap to test hypotheses and validate the outputs of models.
- Create models that allow an optimization of selling partner ROI and customer long-term value.
- Evaluate and validate the proposed models via offline benchmark tests as well as online A/B tests in production.
- Publish and present your work at internal and external scientific venues.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA


- PhD in economics or equivalent


- Experience in analytics and applied economics
- Experience in developing and executing an analytic vision to solve business-relevant problems
- Experience in building statistical models using R, Python, STATA, or a related software
- Experience in industry, consulting, government or academic research

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $127,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $247,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.