The 5-Minute Economist is looking for a writer who is passionate in macroeconomics and international economics. The candidate will help us with writing articles about the US economy and other countries, roughly one page once a week for now (likely to be increased).
About the project: the 5-Minute Economist is a start-up project that explains to people what’s going on in the economy in a simple way. We are a small team and are looking forward to having an economist and writer who is interested in macroeconomics to work with us. More info: https://5minuteeconomist.com
1. a good writer with extensive writing experience of articles, blogs, etc (3 years +)
2. strong interest in economics with a focus on macroeconomics
3. BA or MA in economics is a plus
4. native English speaker
5. intermediate knowledge of Excel and main macro data is a plus
Responsibilities: the candidate would help us with writing blogs and articles about the economy, with a focus on inflation, GDP, budget deficit and unemployment. In the beginning, we will teach the candidate and provide input about what to write on. We will need 1-2 reports a week at a one page-size for now but likely to expand quickly. We will also have ad hoc assignments along the same lines.
Examples of reports: https://5minuteeconomist.com/countries/united-states.html