Research assistants play an essential role at the Fed and are presented with substantial opportunities for professional and intellectual development. Working side by side with economists, RAs participate in the application of economic theory and empirical research methods used to inform economic policy debate. Along the way, RAs develop strong quantitative analysis, critical thinking and writing skills – marketable skills useful for pursuing career opportunities and advanced studies in a variety of fields.
RAs help economists prepare briefings on current policy issues, work on staff economic forecasts, and write summaries on economic conditions.
RAs support economists with scholarly research projects, gather and analyze large data sets, and program economic models.
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