Shuting Z.

Economic Consulting Analyst
Happy to mentor
Happy to be contacted

About me

Shuting Z.
Economics and Related Studies
Economics and Finance

My employment

Economic Consulting Analyst
United States
Finance and consultancy
Medium-size business (50-249 employees)

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A day in the life of a Economic Consulting Analyst in the United States

How I looked for work

Networking; school job board; LinkedIn & doostang

How I found out about the job

Personal contacts

The recruitment process

I heard about the firm through a classmate who was just recruited there. I applied to my current job through my school's job board. Had a phone interview and an on-site interview and got hired around graduation.

Courses taken since graduation

Master's in Finance

My advice to students considering work

Start EARLY, do internships, and network

What I do

I'm an economic consulting analyst. Our experts get retained by law firms representing litigation cases to provide expert opinion on issues such as market definition, liability, and damages assessment, etc.. I provide analytical support to such experts.

Skills I use and how I developed them

Technical: Excel (Training the Street); Stata (School); SAS (Work)
Academic: Industrial Organization; Accounting; Econometrics
Soft: Communication; Organization (of files etc., from work) and Presentation

What I like most

Some of the analyses are very interesting and intellectually stimulating, all my colleagues are extremely supportive, and the culture is academic and laid back.

What I like least

Hours could be long sometimes.

What surprised me most

The projects can run very long, sometimes for years.

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