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 Walnut Creek, California

Contra Costa County, California
68,906
Male:
31,994 (46.4%)
Female:
36,912 (53.6%)
Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States, located 16 miles (26 kilometres) east of the city of Oakland in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Although not the largest city within the county, Walnut Creek serves as a hub for its neighboring cities because of its location at the junction of (I-680) and San Francisco/Oakland (SR-24) and its accessibility by BART. Its active downtown neighborhood features hundred-year-old buildings and extensive high-end retail establishments, restaurants and entertainment venues. As of 2014, the city's total estimated population is 67,673. There are three bands of Bay Miwok Indians associated with early Walnut Creek: the Saclan, whose territory extended through the hills east of present-day Oakland, Rossmoor, Lafayette, Moraga, and Walnut Creek; the Volvon (also spelled Bolbon, Wolwon, and Zuicun) at Mt. Diablo; and the Tactan at Danville and Walnut Creek, on San Ramon Creek. Today's Walnut...
Walnut Creek:
$91,812
California:
$64,500
$1,835
Walnut Creek:
$711,200
California:
$449,100
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Key Stats for Economic Analyst

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%