Strategy - Microeconomist – Managers / Senior Managers - London
Who we are looking for
PwC’s Economics team is looking for experienced microeconomists to join the firm’s rapidly expanding practice.
We are looking for candidates with a strong background of professional experience, most likely gained in economics consultancy, but potentially gained in an economic regulator or competition authority, a regulated company, government, international organisation or think-tank. The successful applicants will need to demonstrate an ability to apply economic theory in real-world contexts. Possessing either a Master's degree or PhD with a significant applied microeconomics and/or microeconometrics component will be advantageous, although this is not a prerequisite.
The successful candidates will need to be at ease with microeconomic theory and able to demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience of delivering successful projects in of one or more of the following areas:
Industrial organisation and competition policy
Deals-related economic, commercial and regulatory due diligence
Financial economics (including experience of CAPM and WACC)
Applied game theory (including market simulation)
Economic impact assessment (including input-output modelling)
Welfare economics (including cost-benefit analysis)
Experience of econometrics – especially microeconometrics (e.g. panel data and non-parametrics) – would be particularly valuable. Knowledge of computer programmes/languages used in econometrics and microeconomics – for example Stata, R, Matlab and @Risk – would also be an asset.
The ideal candidates will also be able to demonstrate an ability, with appropriate support, to source business opportunities and play a significant role in the expansion of PwC’s microeconomics work.
Whilst the successful candidates will work across a range of industrial sectors, we would be especially interested in candidates with experience in one or more of the following industries: energy; water; telecommunications; transport; financial services; and healthcare.
Demonstrable professional experience in microeconomics.
A minimum of a degree in economics with a microeconomics focus - a Masters or PhD would be preferable.
Fluency in spoken and written English is a key requirement, and knowledge of another language is an advantage.