Economist, MC-110-3b/3a


Vacancy ID: 755129   Announcement Number: MCC-755129-12-079-DPE-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 327458400

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1. Title of Job

Economist, MC-110-3b/3a
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001 Economist, MC-3b/3a

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110010001 Washington DC, DC

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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I have a degree in economics that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.

 

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I have a combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

 

A. I meet the education and/or experience requirements described above.
B. I do not meet the education and/or experience requirements described above.

Carefully read the following. Select the response that best describes your qualifications for Economist, MC-110-3b/3a. Make sure that your resume supports your response.

2. Pay Band 3b:  I have one  year of specialized experience (comparable to the MCC Pay Band 4a or GS-13 or equivalent non federal experience), which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is experience modeling complex economic concepts using real-world data and experience conducting economic analysis on third world development issues related to the determinants of economic growth and the linkages between growth and investment in particular sectors, especially as they relate to poverty reduction.(NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume' or application).

A. I meet the specialized experience described above.
B. I do not meet the specialized experience described above.

3. Pay Band 3a:  I have one  year of specialized experience (comparable to the MCC Pay Band 3b or GS-14 or equivalent non federal experience), which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is experience providing recommendations on modeling complex economic concepts using real-world data and experience providing recommendations on and conducting economic analysis on third world development issues related to the determinants of economic growth and the linkages between growth and investment in particular sectors, especially as they relate to poverty reduction.(NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume' or application).

A. I meet the specialized experience described above.
B. I do not meet the specialized experience described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Model complex economic concepts using real-world data

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Modeling economic concepts especially in conducting cost benefit analysis, distributional analysis.

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6. Developed or made necessary revisions to models (e.g., cost benefit analyses, beneficiary analysis,

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Conduct economic analysis on third world development issues related to the determinants of economic growth and the linkages between growth and investment in particular sectors, especially as they relate to poverty reduction.

8. Conduct economic analysis on third world development issues

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Apply economic principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques, to issues of economic development or developing countries

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Apply economic principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques, to issues of economic development in developing countries

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11. Provide technical advice on development policy in various forums.

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Prepare comprehensive reports and papers that provided recommendations on economic analysis.

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Worked in developing countries and on developing country issues

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Provide sophisticated and authoritative economic guidance and analysis

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Work experience with packages used for statistical analysis such as STATA, SAS, SPSS as well as MS Excel.