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Roblox is looking for an Economist to join our Product team reporting directly into Product leadership.
This role can be remote-based within the United States with minimal travel to Corporate headquarters.
A formally educated Economist with experience in virtual, user driven economies
Somebody that brings in real hands-on experience on how to balance supply and demand through inflation/deflation of currency, goods and services, understand the characteristics of both, understand relationship between price and demand, quality and price, quality and demand. And understand how virtual economy translates into spend, etc.
You will have a proven track-record of delivering measurable benefit to the business through econometric models and strategic analysis
Someone who keeps a keen eye on market trends, what’s happening and can advise how to fix potential economic issues within the business
Be comfortable analyzing complex economic dynamics and making the right modeling tradeoffs by applying strong economic reasoning
Be able to break down complex information and insights into clear and concise language
Be comfortable presenting your findings to audiences with a broad range of backgrounds
A minimum of 7 years of focused experience
Master’s degree or PhD in Macroeconomics, Economics or closely related field
Experience with user driven economies
Hands on experience making decisions shaping virtual economies
Industry-leading compensation package
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
A rewarding 401k program
Flexible vacation policy
Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy
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At Roblox HQ:
Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
Annual CalTrain Go Pass
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