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We are seeking a German-speaking junior economist to join the European Economics team. The ideal candidate is a highly talented individual who combines strong analytical skills with attention to detail. Applicants would expect to work closely with the Chief Euro Area Economist, and should be able to collaborate on research with other economists and a range of market strategists and sector analysts. The ideal applicants will need to be proactive and able to think on their feet. At the same time they will need to work diligently, stay focused and be resourceful and enthusiastic. In addition, applicants must be able to work on their own initiative, be capable of solving problems independently and of questioning conventional wisdom. The economist in this position will be responsible for a variety of analyses, exploring macro themes and building econometric models with a focus on the euro area and German economies. Over time, the role will also involve writing briefing notes, speaking to clients across fixed income and equities and presenting at internal and external meetings.
analysing and commenting on economic data releases and policy events
building and maintaining macro databases and econometric models
putting together presentations and handling client requests
undertaking research for medium-term projects
producing reports and model forecasts
Fluency in spoken and written German essential
Degree in Economics or a similar field of quantitative study
Strong background in macroeconomics. Some knowledge of the euro area and German economies would be helpful
Practical experience in time series analysis and proficiency in using econometric packages
Good knowledge of empirical methods and excellent IT skills related to data manipulation, spreadsheet modelling and automation
Ability to communicate clearly in verbal presentations and advanced business writing skills to produce concise and articulate reports in English
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