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Economist - Competition and Policy

Economist - Competition and Policy

Job ID 
481870
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/25/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Economics
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Job Description

Amazon.com strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. We hire the world's brightest minds, offering them a fast paced, technologically sophisticated, and deeply engaging work environment. As an economist at Amazon, you will use world class data systems, apply rigorous applied econometric approaches, and work with some of the most talented applied econometricians in the trade.

In this role, you will be advising Amazon on competition and policy matters affecting all aspects of Amazon’s businesses in the US, EU, and across the globe. You will:
- help advise Amazon leadership on competition and policy issues;
- provide expert analysis and insights to improve Amazon’s understanding of emerging topics in competition enforcement and policy;
- help educate regulators and policy makers about the fundamentally procompetitive focus of Amazon's businesses; and
- work closely with Amazon’s chief economist and senior management to shape and implement economic research agendas.

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Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Basic Qualifications

· PhD in Economics or related field
· at least 3-10 years of experience in industry, consulting, government or academic research

Preferred Qualifications

· Background in competition, industrial organization, litigation, regulation, and/or public policy.
· Applicants with considerably more experience, including mid-career, are also strongly encouraged.
· Strong background in statistics methodology, applications to business problems, and/or big data.
· Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment.
· Strong research track record.
· Effective verbal and written communications skills.