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Economist

Economist

Job ID 
514994
Location 
LU-Luxembourg
Posted Date 
24/08/2017
Company 
Amazon Luxembourg
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon.com strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. We hire the world's brightest minds, offering them a fast paced, technologically sophisticated and friendly work environment.

Economists at Amazon will be expected to work directly with senior management on key business problems faced in the Amazon Device businesses.

Amazon economists will apply the frontier of economic thinking to market design, pricing, forecasting, program evaluation, online advertising and other areas. You will build econometric models, using our world class data systems, and apply economic theory to solve business problems in a fast moving environment.

Economists at Amazon will be expected to develop new techniques to process large data sets, address quantitative problems, and contribute to design of automated systems around the company.


Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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Basic Qualifications

  • PhD in Economics or highly related finance field
  • 4+ years of experience in a postdoctoral position, consulting, government or academic research
  • Strong verbal/written communication & data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Proven experience in business analysis, statistical research, and a proficiency in at least one statistical programming language (R, STATA or equivalent)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Applicants with considerably more experience, including mid-career, are also strongly encouraged
  • Strong background in statistics methodology, applications to business problems, and/or big data
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Experience driving projects of various sizes (small, medium, and large)
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills with ability to balance competing priorities
  • Strong Customer and Business Partner focus