NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world's leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.
NERA's clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world's largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
We currently have an opening for a Researcher in our Energy, Environment, Communications & Infrastructure (EECI) practice located in either our Washington, DC or Los Angeles, CA offices. This is an exciting opportunity to join a global firm that uses quantitative methods to develop and implement competitive bidding processes for the procurement of wholesale power, renewable energy, and capacity. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, the environment/energy sector, or related field. They will also have a strong academic record and exceptional analytical skill, quantitative skill, as well as a demonstrated ability to communicate complex analyses clearly and coherently. Prior experience in the field of energy, economics, or other regulated industries is highly desirable.
The qualified candidate will work independently within a team environment on client advisory projects and competitive bidding process design, management, and implementation. Areas include designing and conducting energy auctions, providing strategy and valuation, economic analysis, and interface with regulatory authorities.