Junior Economist, Canada Macro


Toronto

Oxford Economics, a leading global economic research and consultancy firm, is looking to hire a Junior Economist for our Canada Macro team. The Junior Economist would support the Director and the rest of Canada macro team in producing macroeconomic research and forecasts, monitoring Canada overall and the provinces, building model training/on-boarding products and developing briefing material/chartbooks. The role also would include maintaining and creating data files/graphs, analysing data, putting together presentations, and undertaking research as requested by the Director.

Candidate Requirements:
  • Strong academic credentials in economics, ideally with a Master’s degree in economics or a Bachelor’s degree in economics and equivalent experience
  • Well-rounded understanding of the Canadian economy
  • Experience, aptitude and understanding regarding the use of macroeconomic models for forecasting, scenario and policy analysis
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with solid grounding in econometrics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication including the ability to clearly explain results and their implications to non-specialists
  • Ability to work collaboratively with both colleagues and clients
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to use Word, PowerPoint, Excel and EViews for tables/charts-graphs, reporting and presentations and to create and maintain econometric equations in EViews
  • Financial market, monetary policy and fiscal policy knowledge a strong plus

How to Apply

To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification and where you have relevant experience of elements and attributes of the role. 

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by governmental, provincial, or local laws.

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on 200 countries, 280 industrial sectors and over 7,000 cities. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe. We employ over 450 full-time people, including more than 250 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

Oxford Economics is a key adviser to corporate, financial and government decision-makers and thought leaders. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 2200 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.

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