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GIR, Global Macro Research, Associate/ Vice President, Latin America Economics, New York
Goldman Sachs USA
October 12, 2018
New York, New York
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB GLOBAL INVESTMENT RESEARCH From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights. You'll be part of a team that is intellectually curious, creative, analytical, and passionate about performing market research.
Job Summary & Responsibilities Global Investment Research (GIR) division provides investment recommendations by generating fundamental research and analysis of economies, markets, industries and companies. GIR analysts help our clients achieve superior returns by seeking to develop creative, differentiated investment insights and ideas. Our clients include asset managers, hedge funds, mutual funds, and pension funds, among others.
We are seeking a PhD candidate in economics to join the Global Macro Research team in New York. Macro Research focuses on the intersection between economics and financial markets across a wide class of assets including equities, fixed income/credit, currencies, and commodities. This role reports to our head of Latin America Research.
Job Summary and Responsibilities
Generate unique, thematic written research
Develop quantitative models to forecast economic growth, inflation, and interest rates
Interpret and comment on high-frequency economic data releases
Build and maintain financial models
Present economic/market views to external and internal clients
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Preferred Qualifications
PhD in Economics
Fluency in Spanish would be an advantage
Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills
A proven capability for original and thought-provoking research
Ability to work both autonomously and in a close team setting
An enthusiastic researcher
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to interact with global stakeholders
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.