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Economist in Philadelphia, PA at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

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Job Description

As a economist at Radian your primary function is to provide analysis on Micro and Macro trends to inform strategic decisions. The focus of the analysis will be mortgage and housing related and will require effective summarization and presentation. As a member of Radian’s quantitative analytics team, you will also be relied on for insight into potential improvements to mortgage modeling, economic scenario simulation, cost of capital modeling, economic capital and risk appetite.

What you will do:

  • Analyzing metro housing and employment measures and predicting future conditions
  • Researching potential improvements to models, economic capital and portfolio optimization
  • Supporting strategic decision making
  • Analyzing new products and structures

Who we are looking for:


  • Expert understanding of mortgage, housing, employment and interest rates including awareness of economics conditions and trends impacting the industry.
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds.
  • Working knowledge of advanced statistical modeling techniques relevant to mortgage and interest rate modeling.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Able to effectively summarize and communicate relevant findings and other information.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Data manipulation and programming in support of market analysis.
  • Forecasting and modeling of economic and financial conditions
  • Creation of analytical presentations and communications
  • Presentation of findings to senior management
  • Analysis and recommendations on alternative credit structures, risk sharing arrangements, and/or non-traditional manners in which to participate and take on credit risk as appropriate and necessary.

Prior Work Experience

  • 3 - 5 years of related worked experience 

Education and Credentials

  • Required:    Doctorate,  Concentration in Economics or Econometrics


  • 1450 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, New York 10018 OR 1500 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

EEO Statement

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