- Job posted on: 29th Jun 2020
- Applications close:
CEDA – the Committee for Economic Development of Australia – is an independent, not-for-profit member-based think tank that works to champion ideas, research and policy reform. We do this by identifying policy issues that matter for Australia’s future and pursuing solutions to positively shape economic and social development in Australia.
CEDA's membership spans every state and territory and includes Australia's leading businesses, community organisations, government departments and academic institutions. The organisation was founded in 1960 by leading economist Sir Douglas Copland, and his legacy of applying economic analysis to practical problems to aid the development of Australia continues as we celebrate 60 years of influence, reform and impact across the nation.
CEDA is a national organisation with offices in every state. We offer flexible working conditions, a strong commitment to training and development and an additional week of leave at year end.
We are creating new policy and research roles across key states to ensure we are capturing economic and policy insights and trends from across the country and our members, to feed into a ramped-up program of work at this important time of policy debate and development in Australia.
CEDA is seeking an experienced economist in Western Australia to join its national Research & Policy team.
The Senior Economist will assist CEDA’s Chief Economist in undertaking research projects and delivering public research reports as part of CEDA’s research and policy agenda. They will play an important role in capturing West Australian economic and policy insights and incorporating those in CEDA’s national policy and research agenda, while at the same time advocating and presenting on CEDA’s national policy and research work at CEDA events and external forums in Western Australia.
CEDA’s priorities for Australia’s future economic development are outlined in Connecting People with Progress. CEDA’s approach to pursuing its policy priorities is in line with its organisational values –
The Senior Economist will report to the Chief Economist and work closely and cooperatively with CEDA’s Communications team, Member Advisory Committees, the State Advisory Council, CEDA’s Council on Economic Policy, and the Research and Policy Committee of the CEDA Board.
The Senior Economist will be responsible for: