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The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis welcomes career listings and funding opportunities relevant to the interests of our members. To suggest a listing, please click here to complete the online submission form.

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Job title: Director, The George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center

Employer Name or Funding Organization: The George Washington University

Application deadline: Until filled

Location (City, State): Washington DC

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Job description: The George Washington University is looking for a Director of the Regulatory Studies Center and Research Professor in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration. We welcome applications from practitioners and scholars who have demonstrated experience with federal regulation; knowledge of regulatory law, process, and analysis; and a professional network in the field. The successful applicant will work closely with the Center’s faculty and staff, other investigators, and GW’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations, and will collaborate with faculty and regulatory practitioners around the globe. Raising financial support for the Center’s staff and projects from government entities, foundations, businesses, and individuals will be an important function of this position. This position will be a full-time, non-tenure-track, specialized position that will begin as early as summer 2023.

To apply, please complete an online application at and upload a CV and letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position. Review of applications will begin on July 5, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Posted: 06/06/23

Job title: Research Economist

Employer Name or Funding Organization: JBJ Foundation

Application deadline: Rolling

Location (City, State): Remote

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Job description: The Research Economist will be responsible for supporting JBJ Foundation’s decision-making process from a development economics perspective. Successful candidates will ideally have a combination of experience in or familiarity with international development (especially health, education, and/or nutrition in low resource settings), economic analysis, and excitement for helping to shape the direction of an emerging foundation. The Research Economist will work closely with and according to the guidance of JBJF Strategy Managers.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):•Apply economic analysis to support JBJF decision-making by conducting cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses of potential interventions, as well as interpreting and assessing the quality and relevance of existing economic analyses •Conduct literature reviews and assess relevance/quality of findings to inform investment decisions and/or program design (e.g., monitoring framework) •Serve as in-house expert on topics including economic analysis, systematic evidence review, impact evaluation, valuation of benefits, and development economics evidence base •Lead collaborations with external firms who may provide expert advice, conduct economic analyses, and/or conduct monitoring or research activities (e.g., scoping and quality assurance)•Serve as active thought partner to JBJF team and partners, bringing development economist perspective to work across sectors

Posted: 05/05/23

Job title: Economist

Employer Name or Funding Organization: U.S. Office of Management and Budget

Application deadline: 05/03/2023

Location (City, State): Washington, DC

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Job description: This position is in the Executive Office of the President (EOP), OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), the oversight authority for Executive Branch regulatory actions, information collections, and Federal statistical, information quality and privacy policy. Pursuant to Executive Order 12866, the Paperwork Reduction Act, Privacy Act, and related authorities, OIRA reviews and/or develops economic, scientific, statistical, and legal aspects of these actions.

Posted: 04/19/23

Job title: Economic Fellow, Energy and Environmental Justice

Employer Name or Funding Organization: Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU School of Law

Application deadline: 05/12/2023

Location (City, State): New York, NY

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Job description: The Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law ( is seeking applicants for a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship in economics. Housed at New York University School of Law, the Institute for Policy Integrity (“Policy Integrity”) is a non-partisan think tank dedicated to improving the quality of government decision making. Our principal focus is U.S. energy and environmental policy, with a particular emphasis on climate change. We produce original scholarly research in the fields of economics, law, and regulatory policy. We also advocate for reform before courts, legislatures, and executive agencies. The Economic Fellow will collaborate with legal and economic researchers to prepare policy reports, comments in regulatory proceedings, and journal articles on a variety of issues including energy and environmental justice; provide technical and policy assistance to community-based organizations and facilitate engagements with communities and partners; and help draft policy briefs, create training materials, and organize training workshops. Fellows are also encouraged to engage in independent research.

Posted: 04/19/23