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 Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax city, Virginia
23,507
Male:
11,638 (49.5%)
Female:
11,869 (50.5%)
Fairfax (/ˈfɛər.fæks/ FAIR-faks), colloquially Central Fairfax, Downtown Fairfax, Fairfax City, Historic Fairfax, or City of Fairfax, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census the population was 22,565, which had risen to an estimated 24,013 as of 2015. The city of Fairfax is an enclave within Fairfax County. However, Fairfax County is a separate political entity. The city of Fairfax, and the area immediately surrounding the historical border of the city of Fairfax, also officially designated by Fairfax County as "Fairfax", comprise the county seat of Fairfax County. Situated in Northern Virginia, Fairfax is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is 17 miles (27 km) west of Washington, D.C. The Washington Metro's Orange Line serves Fairfax through its Vienna station. CUE Bus and Metrobus operate in Fairfax. George Mason University (GMU), Virginia's largest public institution, is located just outside...
Fairfax:
$100,584
Virginia:
$64,792
$1,671
Fairfax:
$462,800
Virginia:
$243,500
3.8%

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Key Stats for Economic Analyst

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%