GIR Business Associate, Macro Economics, Washington DC

Location(s) US-DC-Washington
Job ID
2021-77844
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Financial Modeling/Research - Early Career, General
Region
Americas
Division
Global Markets
Business Unit
Global Macro Research
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

DIVISIONAL OVERVIEW

Global Investment Research (GIR) provides investment recommendations by generating fundamental research and analysis of companies, industries, markets and economies. Our clients include asset managers, hedge funds, mutual funds, pension funds, and major non-financial corporations, among others.

 

The Macro Research team focuses on the intersection between economics and financial markets across a wide class of assets including equities, fixed income/credit, currencies, and commodities.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking an associate to join the US Economics team in Washington DC.  Working closely with the chief US political economist and other members of the US Economics team, associate will:

 

  • Analyze and interpret high-frequency economic data releases
  • Develop and maintain the team’s forecasting models and other proprietary economic indicators
  • Work with the economists on the team on economic research projects and publications
  • Assist economist to publish timely and innovative research on macroeconomic and political trends and their impact on economies
  • Work with colleagues in sales and trading and investment banking as well as external clients to answer questions and explain the team’s views

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Strong interest in macroeconomics; strong interest in politics, economic policy.
  • Bachelor’s or Master degree required, preferably in Economics, Statistics, Math, Computer Science or Finance
  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of statistical analysis, ideally with coursework in econometrics
  • Knowledge of computer programming
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously and in a team setting

 

 

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ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS


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