Senior Economist (R-14483)

London - England
Data & Analytics /
Employee: Full Time /
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About the role
Part of Dun & Bradstreet’s Country Insight Group (CIG) producing analytical insights and cross-border intelligence for 132 countries. The Principal Economist will help provide our clients with a 360° view of Global Risk captured via unique analysis at the intersection of Economic, Political and Commercial Risk.

This will include creating risk scores for various sectors across countries, writing thematic whitepapers covering proprietary Dun & Bradstreet data and mentoring and guiding a team of economists and freelancers.  

Key Responsibilities

    • Carry out most state-of-the-art research across Western European countries. Write and edit country reports (Western Europe) with primary focus on credit performance of company in the country. Focus must be on analytical content.
    • Work on custom consulting projects and provide support by creating content for company presentations, media interviews, and other thought leadership pieces.
    • Proactively monitor changes in situation for assigned countries and regions to downgrade/upgrade.
    • Provide ad hoc real-time analysis (rapid response reports) in response to data releases, and/or press requests.
    • Collaborate and work with colleagues within Analytics to produce unique solutions that leverage proprietary Dun & Bradstreet data. Work with analytics team and develop score for sectoral analysis across countries
    • Write analytical whitepaper/short report leveraging proprietary Dun & Bradstreet data on ongoing subject with reference to Dun & Bradstreet product.
    • Write sectoral analysis country wise

Skills & Experience

    • Around 6-10 years of experience in analyzing country risk within a business setting.
    • Masters (or PhD.) in Quantitative Economics.
    • Econometric modeling and forecasting skills geared towards Country Risk research is required.  
    • Prior experience R or Python will be added advantage.
    • Efficiency and speed in completing multiple assignments simultaneously.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
    • Ability to represent the team at company meetings and events, including customer facing ones.
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