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 Waltham, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
61,908
Male:
30,311 (49.0%)
Female:
31,597 (51.0%)
Waltham (/ˈwɔːlˌθæm/) is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, and was an early center for the labor movement as well as a major contributor to the American Industrial Revolution. The original home of the Boston Manufacturing Company, the city was a prototype for 19th century industrial city planning, spawning what became known as the Waltham-Lowell system of labor and production. The city is now a center for research and higher education, home to Brandeis University and Bentley University. The population was 60,636 at the census in 2010. Waltham is commonly referred to as Watch City because of its association with the watch industry. Waltham Watch Company opened its factory in Waltham in 1854 and was the first company to make watches on an assembly line. It won the gold medal in 1876 at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. The company produced over 35 million watches, clocks and instruments before it...
waltham:
$73,162
Massachusetts:
$67,846
$1,358
waltham:
$411,400
Massachusetts:
$329,900
4.3%

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Key Stats for Economic Analyst

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%