MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE Entity: Amazon.com Services, Inc., an Amazon.com Company Title: Economist III Worksite: Seattle, WA Position Responsibilities: Work with the chief economist and/or senior management on key business problems faced in cloud computing. Apply the latest developments of economic thinking to market design, pricing, forecasting, program evaluation, and other areas. Build econometric models. Apply economic theory to solve business problems. Develop new techniques to address quantitative problems and contribute to design of automated systems. Apply tools from applied micro-econometrics (e.g. experimental design, difference-indifference, regression discontinuity, and IV), forecasting (essential time series models), and industrial organization (e.g. discrete choice, static and dynamic structural models). Leverage big data tools for data extraction. Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity
Position Requirements: Ph.D. in Economics or a related field and one year of research or work experience in the job offered or a related occupation. Must have at least one year of experience in the following skills: private consulting, government, or academic research; use of program evaluation, including difference-in-differences, panel data, and high dimensional problems; working on structural industrial organization problems, including those in dynamic and oligopolistic settings; use of R, Python, or Matlab. Please see the job description and position requirements above.