Economist, China

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Posted Sep 21, 2016 - Requisition No. 54458

What's the role?

Bloomberg is seeking a seasoned Economist to join a global team of analysts, covering key trends in China’s economy. You will play a leading role on China, providing quick and insightful analysis on economic events to a sophisticated financial audience, and building out the team’s research on important themes. You will also have opportunities to develop the team’s broader Asia coverage.

You should be able to generate quick analysis about economic data, policy, and financial markets, as well sophisticated research on longer-term trends and risks. Our goal is to deliver pithy, insightful content for Bloomberg's client base to be distributed over the terminal. You should be someone who can leverage experience working for a financial firm or policy institution to provide crisp analysis, informed by extensive country knowledge.

As the Bloomberg economist, you'll need to:

  • Rapidly interpret and communicate the impact of economic events and data on global financial markets.
  • Demonstrate a knack for verbal, visual, and written communication, delivering clear and compelling analysis to Bloomberg's broad audience.
  • Work as part of a team is crucial as the candidate will work with other economists as well as an economic editors to produce content.
  • Exhibit a high level ability to use Excel, or any other statistical package, to crunch and display data, including the ability to create sophisticated charts.
  • Be comfortable speaking on TV and in front of large audiences.

You'll need to have:

  • A deep understanding of China’s economy and financial markets are required, and experience tracking developments at a provincial level or in the financial sector would be an advantage
  • A strong professional background in macroeconomics
  • A graduate degree or equivalent in economics, international economics, PhD or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Fluency in English and Chinese are required

If this sounds like you:

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