Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods.

Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Initiative * Integrity * Independence * Attention to Detail * Innovation * Dependability * Stress Tolerance

Representative Tasks * Study economic and statistical data in area of specialization, such as finance, labor, or agriculture. * Conduct research on economic issues and disseminate research findings through technical reports or scientific articles in journals. * Compile, analyze, and report data to explain economic phenomena and forecast market trends, applying mathematical models and statistical techniques.


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