Citi Research Economist - VP in New York, New York

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York

  • Education: Master's Degree

  • Job Function: Research

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 18029495

Description

About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

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Job Purpose:

To maintain and enhance Citi’s capacity to deliver thought leading research on the Central American and Caribbean economies.

Job Background/Context:

Citi Research focuses on delivering the highest quality investment insights to clients on a global basis. The unit includes Equity and Fixed Income research as well as Economic analysis with staff in 25 locations around the world. Citi Research is committed to maintaining the highest level of independence and objectivity in its proprietary products and insights

Key Responsibilities:

• Formulate views on the economies of the Central American and Caribbean region (CCA), including Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, and Guatemala. Develop forecasts and determine how economic and political developments impact the markets.

• Interact regularly with both internal and external clients across Equities, FX and Fixed Income.

• Interact with the local Citi franchise including the corporate bank.

• Write regularly on macro and policy developments, as well as occasional thematic reports.

• Contribute to regional and global publications, including the monthly Latin American Economic Outlook and Strategy.

• Develop and maintain relationships/contacts among policymakers and observers in CCA; represent Citi in various CCA-related forums/conferences.

• Arrange occasional investor trips to see local contacts.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience:

• Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience

• Must be able to speak, read and write in both English and Spanish

Qualifications:

• Strong economic background

• M.A. in Economics, Ph.D. preferred

Skills:

• Excellent writing skills

• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

• Econometric analysis and forecasting experience

Competencies:

• Possesses the ability to interact at the highest level with Policy makers in the CCA region.

• Methodical approach and strong organisational capabilities