NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigour, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation. NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
We currently have a need for an Intern on a 6 to 12 months fixed term, fulltime contract as part of our European Competition practice. The position is for our London office. NERA’s European Competition practice has advised on numerous high profile cases including, but not limited to, mergers and acquisitions, cartel investigations, damage quantification, abuse of dominance, vertical and horizontal agreements, and State aid.
Our experts provide economic advice to clients in matters before the European Commission, national competition authorities, European courts, and the courts of Member States across the EU, as well as in national and international arbitrations. NERA has advised on many of the highest profile and most complex cases across Europe. The practice draws, as needed, on the talents of more than 100 competition experts employed by NERA across Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Our team also draws on highly specialised industry expertise of dozens of additional NERA economists and academic affiliates working in other practice areas of the firm. NERA experts work with clients, legal advisers, and further professional consultants at all stages of a case, from the initial assessment of the relevant competition (and trade) aspects to the preparation of economic reports, supported by strong conceptual analyses and empirical evidence.
Candidates should hold a BA or Masters or PhD in Economics, Econometrics or a related discipline with an exceptional academic record. Candidates should enjoy solving analytical and empirical problems under tight deadlines. Coursework and/or experience in econometrics and proficiency in using statistical and/or mathematical software (for example Stata or Mathematica) are required. Candidates should demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Additional fluency in other European languages, particularly German, Spanish or French, would be preferred.