The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. It helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank and savings and loan holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia serves eastern and central Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.
Performs statistical and econometric analyses to support or prove the research initiated by the department researchers. Identifies, collects, and organizes data required for department research projects in community development, consumer credit and payments, and economic and personal financial education. Initiates and conducts independent research projects for, and under the guidance of, the manager and department researchers.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts independent applied research using statistical and econometric analysis on personal computers; organizes data for analysis and writes computer programs using statistical software. Presents results of research to department researchers and management in oral and written communications.
Recommends, initiates, plans, and executes research projects under the guidance of manager and department researchers. Coordinates research projects and directs activities of research assistants and other staff, as assigned.
Uses knowledge of data sources and data content to determine what source will provide the best data for a project; uses knowledge of the major software packages used in the department to determine which package will provide the best analysis of the data. Writes programs to automate data collection procedures. Cross-trains and assists other staff in the mastery of new software programs.
Designs databases for use in research projects in community development, consumer credit and payments, and economic and personal financial education. Writes documentation of data sources and statistical tests that have been performed on the data.
Collects data and interprets results from surveys. Writes results for department's publications. Coordinates the production of the publications, including providing html or pdf files for inclusion on Bank's external web site.
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