Job Description for Economic Analyst

An economic analyst is someone who is hired to research relevant trends in business. The economic analyst then offers forecasts, suggestions, and advice to a company, public body, or elected official. This advice is based upon observed trends and sound analytical principles. Economic analysts can help privately held corporations and financial institutions make decisions about purchasing and investing. An analyst in the public sector can help advise legislators and executives on the best course to take with economic policy laws, public works, and revenue expenditures.

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Economic Analyst Tasks
  • Analyze and interpret data and statistics to make recommendations and build predictive models.
  • Identify, define, and track key variables for the organization, and explain their importance to key personnel.
  • Write, review, and contribute to reports and fact checking.
  • Construct and manipulate quality control and document databases.

About Northampton, Massachusetts

Hampshire County, Massachusetts
28,637
Male:
12,532 (43.8%)
Female:
16,105 (56.2%)
The city of Northampton (/nɔːrˈθæmptən/) is the county seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. As of 2012, the estimated total population of Northampton (including its outer villages, Florence and Leeds) was 28,592. Northampton is known as an academic, artistic, musical, and countercultural hub. It features a large politically liberal community along with numerous alternative health and intellectual organizations. Based on U.S. Census demographics, election returns, and other criteria, the website Epodunk rates Northampton as the most politically liberal medium-size city (population 25,000–99,000) in the United States. The city has a high proportion of residents who identify as gay and lesbian a high number of same-sex households, and is a popular destination for the LGBTQ community. Northampton is part of the Pioneer Valley and is one of the northernmost cities in the Knowledge Corridor—a cross-state cultural and economic partnership with other Connecticut River Valley...
Northampton:
$58,179
Massachusetts:
$67,846
$965
Northampton:
$280,300
Massachusetts:
$329,900
5.3%

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Key Stats for Economic Analyst

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
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