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We bring together leading experts in government and academia from all over the world, rooted in open-minded inquiry and representing diverse points of view, who provide the highest quality research, policy recommendations, and analysis. Research topics cover a full range of public policy issues in economics, foreign policy, development, governance and metropolitan policy.
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About the Hutchins Center: The mission of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy is to improve the quality and efficacy of fiscal and monetary policies and public understanding of them. It draws on the expertise of Brookings scholars and of experts in government, academia, think tanks and business. By commissioning research, convening private and public events, it seeks to generate new thinking, promote constructive criticism and provide a forum for reasoned debate.
About Economic Studies: The Economic Studies program analyzes current and emerging economic issues facing the United States and the world and provides innovative, practical policy recommendations. ES’s work covers a broad array of issues, including the labor market, economic and financial regulation, health, inequality, social policy, and fiscal and monetary policies.
Ready to contribute to Brookings success?
Brookings is seeking a Fellow or Senior Fellow to join the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Economic Studies, to conduct in-depth, high-quality policy-relevant economic research. We are particularly interested in specialists in labor or international macroeconomics. The fellow will conduct original policy-relevant research in field(s) of expertise, independently and in collaboration with other scholars inside and outside Brookings and will commission research from outside scholars. They will plan and execute public and/or private events to share and discuss this research and other pressing issues of fiscal and monetary policy. They will develop and maintain relationships with internal and external research partners, current and prospective donors, and key economic policy stakeholders, and work with Communications staff to effectively promote and disseminate their research.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Communications & Dissemination (40%)
Ready to make an impact? In this role, you will support Brookings values of collegiality, respect, inclusion, diversity and community, and bring the following qualifications:
Ph.D. or equivalent in economics or related field preferred. At least six years of relevant experience required. Substantial body of policy-relevant research required. The successful candidate will be a productive scholar with potential to be a recognized leader in their field(s). Interest in or experience with mentoring junior staff strongly preferred.
Able to lead independent research and competently manage issue-focused meetings, initiatives, high-level conferences, and other events without supervision. Demonstrated ability to write clearly and for a variety of audiences. Ability to work collegially with staff at all levels and in all job profiles. Commitment to contributing to a supportive and productive workplace with a diverse workforce.
What can we offer you? Brookings provides a generous benefit package that is comprehensive and includes both traditional benefits and unique offerings.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.