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Productivity Commission: Assistant Research Economist (Graduate Economist)


Assistant Research Economist (Graduate Economist)

Full Time

Location: Canberra/Melbourne

We have openings in both our Canberra and Melbourne offices for high calibre economics graduates who are interested in working on a range of challenging public policy issues affecting the welfare of Australians.

Successful applicants will demonstrate an awareness of Australian economic conditions and economic policy and a range of capabilities including applied economic research and analysis, analytical and investigative skills, good communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

The Commission offers excellent development opportunities.  As well as a comprehensive graduate program, our graduates work with some of the best and most experienced policy analysts in the country and have access to both on-the-job and formal training throughout their career.

The Productivity Commission is the Australian Government's independent research and advisory body on economic, social and environmental issues affecting the welfare of Australians.  Our role is to help governments make better policies in the interest of the Australian community. In recent years, we have contributed to the design of new policies such as disability insurance and paid parental leave and provided advice in areas such as workplace relations, financial sector regulation and infrastructure financing.

Enquiries should be directed to: recruitment@pc.gov.au   or (03) 9653 2362

Applications should be made via: http://www.pc.gov.au/careers

Closing date: 11.59pm, 7 April 2019

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