Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Looking to Help Solve Today's Key Policy Challenges?
Join the AARP Public Policy Institute

Economics / Finance/ Public Policy
The AARP Public Policy Institute is looking to fill a number senior policy advisor positions in its financial security group.  We are looking for individuals with expertise in one or more of the following issue areas: (1) Social Security, (2) Employment, (3) Retirement Savings and Financial Planning, and (4) Consumer Finance Issues, including insurance and financial products.


  • Identify policy challenges and solutions, including emerging trends, in areas of expertise
  • Develop policy options and strategies to enable AARP to promote changes to improve the lives of Americans age 50-plus and their families
  • Use appropriate research methodologies and data to conduct and oversee original policy research on highly-visible and potentially controversial issues
  • Write research reports, fact sheets, policy briefs, and blogs for public release
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to help AARP achieve its strategic objectives
  • Advise internal stakeholders in areas of expertise, including evaluating Federal and state regulatory and legislative proposals


  • Advanced degree in Economics, Public Policy, other Social Sciences, or related discipline; Ph.D. preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience in research and data analysis, and public policy evaluation and development
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and exceptional skills in presenting complex issues to a wide range of audiences
  • Experience analyzing data using statistical software such as SAS, SPSS or STATA preferred

Apply at:

Senior Policy Advisor - Savings and Planning - (12458027)

Senior Policy Advisor- Labor Market - (12457901)

Senior Policy Advisor -Social Security - (12457843)

Senior Policy Advisor-Consumer Finance - (12458370)

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



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1 comment:

JoeTheEconomist said...

I can't wait to apply to AARP. They will love my piece on Sanders as a sample...