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    Title Economist - Health Care - Montreal
    City Montreal
    State QC
    Description Analysis Group has been providing innovative solutions in the areas of economic, financial, and business strategy consulting to law firms, Fortune 500 companies, global health care corporations, and government agencies since 1981. Using the talents of its more than 700 professionals throughout North America, AG specializes in mandates requiring strong analytical and statistical expertise and has recently been ranked first in the “large company” category in the Boston Globe 2012 “Top Places to Work” in Massachusetts.

    By drawing on our expertise in economics, statistics, econometrics and finance, and through collaboration with leading academics, we offer cutting-edge analyses to address business challenges that require the highest quality of rigorous, evidence-based research. Over the past few years, our economists and statisticians have participated in many technically complex mandates requiring a high level of theoretical, statistical, and financial modeling applied to major databases. We have played a paramount role in several complex court cases involving financial and competitive issues, as well as matters concerning commercial litigation and patent infringement.

    Analysis Group fosters a progressive and academically oriented work environment, with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration across diverse areas of expertise. Our Montreal office currently seeks candidates with background or interest in financial economics to work on various projects related to market data analysis.

    Work Environment

    AG Montréal has recently moved to 1000 de la Gauchetière Street West, in the heart of downtown Montréal, close to the shopping district and public transportation services (subway, South Shore bus terminal, commuter trains). Our team of nearly forty economists work in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere and share a strong team spirit.

    Requirements
    • An advanced degree (Master or Ph.D.) in quantitative sciences such as computational finance, economics, statistics, computer science and similar fields.
    • A strong interest in applying quantitative methods to real-world research problems in various fields and industries, including the finance industry.
    • Familiarity with at least one statistical programming language (e.g., SAS, Stata, R, Python) is highly desirable. Experience with SAS programming, in particular, is a strong asset. SQL knowledge is also a plus.
    • Background or familiarity with econometrics, statistics and/or financial models is required. Knowledge of financial markets concepts such as order book, liquidity and order types (market, limit, stop orders, etc.) is also strongly preferred.
    • The task requires a detail-oriented candidate with commitment to teamwork and collaborative problem solving.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, including undergraduate and graduate GPA and unofficial transcript(s).
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    • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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