Economic Research Assistant (Personal Services Contractor)

  • Entry-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 31 July 2018

Job Description

This is an entry-level position located in the Department of Policy and Evaluation (DPE), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The ideal candidate is seeking entry-level experience in applied economics, policy analysis, and related fields. This position is not integrated to an Agency career ladder.

The mission of the Policy and Evaluation Department is to provide management oversight for the development and implementation of policy and best practices related to country eligibility, economic analysis and monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management and policy reform. DPE manages the MCC’s Threshold Program and formulates strategies that leverage MCC impact with foundations; international donors and other U.S. Government agencies.

The purpose of the Economic Research Assistant position is to identify, analyze, and make recommendations to resolve conventional program or organizational issues, problems, or situations. The employee is assigned portions of broader studies, or participates in the evaluation of program effectiveness at the operating or local level. Completed reports and recommendations influence decisions by higher-graded specialists or managers concerning administrative or program operations. See the solicitation posted on FedBizOpps for additional information on duties and responsibilities.

About the Organization

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a Federal Corporation created under Title VI of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2004. MCC’s mission is to reduce poverty around the world through the promotion of sustainable economic growth based on the principle that aid is most effective when it strengthens good governance, economic freedom and investments in people. For more information on the MCC, please visit

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