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JP Morgan Chase Institute- Research Analyst for Financial Markets

Req #: 180034151
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Corporate Staff
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the

public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Institute is to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and

nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system

and use better facts, real-time data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity.

Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses

and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and

leading thinkers.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks a Research Analyst in its New York, NY, office who will help conduct original

research on Financial Markets topics using proprietary big data within JPMorgan Chase. The ideal candidate will have a

strong background in economics and statistics; be knowledgeable about financial markets, the current economic policy

debate, and general economic trends; and have an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset.


Job Responsibilities

· Work alongside research team, PhD students, and academic advisors to create cutting-edge analyses using the

Institute’s anonymized investor transactions data alone or in combination with publicly-available data.

· Draft and edit papers, slide decks, and blog posts for internal and external audiences.

· Identify promising potential topics for the Institute’s research agenda.

· Contribute to efforts to strengthen the Institute as an organization, including developing and refining protocols,

establishing strategic partnerships, and building the team.


Candidate Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field required, Master’s degree or one-year

related job experience preferred.

· Statistical coding experience, especially experience using R, Python or SQL.

· Strong background in quantitative social sciences research and/or econometrics.

· Experience working with big data (e.g. 1,000,000 data points and more), especially administrative big data, and

big data technology (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, etc.).

· Demonstrated strong understanding of financial markets and instruments.

· Strong writing and oral communication skills.

· Ability to work in a high-performance, fast-paced environment that requires quick turn-around.

· Comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context.

· Creativity, discretion, and a commitment to intellectual rigor.

· Must be able to take initiative to explore promising research areas and absorb and synthesize large amounts of

information and data quickly.

· Must be team-player and able to work in small, collaborative environment.

· Must have the flexibility to take on new roles and responsibilities as this initiative evolves.

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