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Grade: 12

1 You must meet the minimum basic educational/experience requirements for Economist positions in the federal government. Choose one answer which best describes your educational/experience background for an Economist position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor degree in economics that includes at least 21 semester hours of economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
  • I have completed a combination of experience and education that consists of at least 21 semester hours of economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus, and is comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a full 4-year course of study with a major in economics.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements above.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, applicant MUST also meet specialized experience as described below.
2 I qualify for the CG-12 grade level based on the following: Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 as described below.
  • I have earned by November 27, 2019, a Ph. D or equivalent doctoral degree in economics or a related field of study.
  • I have a combination of education and experience that meets the requirements for the CG-12.
  • I do not meet the requirements as outlined above.
Specialized experience is experience working in the financial industry, a regulatory agency, or an insured financial institution using economic principles and theories to perform economic research and analyses of the financial services industry, financial markets, global economic developments, or economic policy; designing and using financial econometric models; and analyzing written reports and quantitative data.

Grade: 13

1 You must meet the minimum basic educational/experience requirements for Economist positions in the federal government. Choose one answer which best describes your educational/experience background for an Economist position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor degree in economics that includes at least 21 semester hours of economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
  • I have completed a combination of experience and education that consists of at least 21 semester hours of economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus, and is comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a full 4-year course of study with a major in economics.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements above.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, applicant MUST also meet specialized experience as described below.
2 I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 12 level in the Federal service as described below: Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Specialized experience is experience working in the financial industry, a regulatory agency, or an insured financial institution designing models as part of a publication or to meet an institutional objective, using economic principles and theories; performing economic research and analyses of the financial services industry, financial markets, global economic developments, or economic policy; analyzing written reports and quantitative data; and making recommendations.

Grade: 14

1 You must meet the minimum basic educational/experience requirements for Economist positions in the federal government. Choose one answer which best describes your educational/experience background for an Economist position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor degree in economics that includes at least 21 semester hours of economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
  • I have completed a combination of experience and education that consists of at least 21 semester hours of economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus, and is comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a full 4-year course of study with a major in economics.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements above.
2 I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 13 level in the Federal service as described below: Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, applicant MUST also meet specialized experience as described below.
Specialized experience is experience working in the financial industry, a regulatory agency, or an insured financial institution using economic principles and theories in the conceptualization of large or complex economic problems and the development of new techniques; performing economic research and analyses of the financial services industry, financial markets, global economic developments, or economic policy; designing and using financial and econometric models; analyzing written reports and quantitative data; and making recommendations.

Grade: All Grades

1 Please cross-reference your Transcript and provide the names of courses that you have taken that meet the 21 semester hours of economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
2

Please provide the names of journals and/or publications where your research papers (authored or coauthored) on economics, finance, or a related field have been published.

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 Are you a current or former Executive Branch political appointee who served on a political Schedule A or Schedule C appointment within the past 5 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No