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Economic Research Analyst - Analyst/Associate



Seoul, South Korea
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description

Join the J.P. Morgan’s award-winning Global Research provides clients with informed views and actionable ideas on economic indicators, markets, companies, and asset classes around the world.

As a junior economic research analyst/associate within the Korea Economic Research team, you will be working on analyzing data, building models and writing research reports as well as responding to internal and external client requests. You will be able to gain valuable experience in partnering closely with various internal parties and provide up to date, industry leading research. Research is the foundation for everything we do for our clients. From up-to-the-minute original trade ideas, to longer-term thematic pieces that explain the financial markets in depth, our mission is to constantly offer new and original ways for investors to build value.

Job responsibilities

  • Work on data and models covering various aspects of the economy; analyze a wide range of economic and financial topics; evaluate economic development and macro policy implications
  • Learn how to apply economic knowledge to real world issues, and contribute to team views through providing empirical data analysis
  • Support and conduct empirical analysis on a specific topic using economic analysis and quantitative methods to write research reports in our regular and ad hoc publications to update clients
  • Support the day to day client requests and needs
  • Coordinate and communicate with colleagues with high degree of communication skills

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Sound organizational and data management skills, using excel and database, and ability to handle several responsibilities and work under tight time constraints
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and EViews, and willing to learn other statistics software
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, and able to work independently
  • The ability to build and maintain successful relationships with colleagues across the firm
  • Strong written and oral communication skills both in English and Korean

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Any background in economics, econometrics and statistics
  • Familiar with various database such as CEIC, Haver, Bloomberg, etc., Strong quantitative and analytical skills, relevant research experience and econometrics skills