Chief Economist

Chief Economist
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is conducting a search for a Chief Economist. The position requires someone who can provide strong intellectual and strategic leadership on regional economic issues of significance to the Port Authority. The Chief Economist is responsible for developing and managing the agency’s economic research and analysis agenda and ensuring that the agency's investment and policy choices are guided by sound economic analysis.
The Port Authority is a bistate public agency responsible for many of the busiest and most important trade and transportation links in one of the largest and most diversified metropolitan areas in the United States. Port Authority’s facilities include airports, marine ports, bridges and tunnels; bus terminals, mass transit systems, and selected real estate developments.
We are looking for candidates with a postgraduate degree (Ph.D. preferred) and a successful track record -- a minimum of 15 years -- in applied economics; a strong quantitative background in economic data analysis and forecasting of the regional, national and global economic trends that influence the Port Authority business; expertise and first-hand experience in cost-benefit analysis and application; economic impact analysis methodologies, econometric modeling; and extensive knowledge of the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region’s economy and demographics. The candidates should also possess superior communication and presentation skills, excellent managerial skills, and the ability to encourage innovation and knowledge sharing in an open, team-based environment.The Port Authority offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement. Interested applicants can apply directly online to this position by visiting Follow the instructions to view Job Postings, type the following reference number "8001" in the keyword search box.
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
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