The Head of Quantitative Economics at Global Predictions will be responsible for leading our effort to map out the global economy and the millions of relationships and dynamics that govern financial markets, demographics, macroeconomics and everything in between. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with deep economics and modeling experience. The work will be extremely fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, and be used to set the stage for a global model that underpins all investing worldwide.

Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility and lead efforts to build out Global Prediction’s massive, integrated socio-economic knowledge graph (i.e. our “map of the economy”)
  • Researching, modeling and forecasting metrics representative of the global economy
  • Perform complex economic and statistical analysis
  • Map out economic relationships from sectors as diverse as financial, demographic, macroeconomic, public health, global trade, political instability and technology trends
  • Work with the software engineering team to model appropriate assumptions and implement the framework for scaled economic models
  • Write out economic analyses as part of thought pieces, customer presentations, case studies, and regular external reporting with both the public and customers

Desired Qualifications

  • 5+ years of economics modeling experience
  • A Master's degree or higher in a quantitative discipline
  • Ability to present technical concepts to both software engineers and senior leaders
  • Ability to synthesize complex analytical findings into executive level communications
  • Knowledge and understanding of finance, economic climate and related market developments
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • 3 yrs time series forecasting experience
  • Extensive experience utilizing analytical methods used in: statistical analysis, modeling, and forecasting
  • Experience with basic python programming
  • Proficiency with statistical software (i.e. Eviews, RATS, R, etc.)