Economist Sample Resume

Donna Alger
1234 Center Street
Dallas, TX 75000
Home: 214-555-5555
Cell: 214-555-5556
Email: dalger@frontfocus.com

Objective
To be an innovative economist performing policy-relevant economic and statistical research.

Qualifications Summary
  • Excellent IT skills related to data manipulation and interpretation.
  • Statistical proficiency and practical experience in research analysis.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise in decision making and policy formulation.
  • Outstanding ability to work with a wide range of clients and stakeholders.
Education
University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • Ph.D in Economics (2006)
  • Fields of Concentration: International Economics, Econometrics, Business Statistics
Texas A&M University, Houston, TX
  • B.A in Economics (2000)
  • Minors in E-Marketing and International Relations
Work Experience
Senior Economist: Aug. 2002 - Present, City of Dallas, Dallas, TX
  • Conduct empirical research on natural resource issues and formulate pragmatic policy recommendations based on the research.
  • Analyze research at a strategic level to influence future investment and development across the region.
  • Review economic and other analytical work programs in close collaboration with city managers and task teams responsible for local and regional programs to ensure consistency with strategic objectives, and prepare policy reports and articles.
Economist I: March 2000 - Aug. 2002, City of Dallas, Dallas, TX
  • Conducted high-quality research on economic, political economy, or political aspects of environmental policy issues.
  • Provided leadership in developing inter and multidisciplinary research programs on environmental issues.
  • Analyzed energy policy and natural resource policy.
  • Performed economic analysis of various aspects of regional integration, including trade, infrastructure, and management of shared resources.
Associate Economist: June 1997 - March 2000, City of Garland, Garland, TX
  • Prepared charts and tables for analysis and presentations.
  • Monitored current regional events to identify emerging economic trends and issues.
  • Analyzed economic factors to determine relationships between regional trends and growth potential of various markets and business developments.
  • Reviewed city-wide issues regarding the protection and management of natural resources.
Professional Affiliations
Financial Economics Network, Member
American Economic Association, Member