Quantitative Economist

Emerging Economies

TAC ECONOMICS is an independent consulting firm specializing in international macroeconomics and finance, combining fundamental analysis with innovation/development of quantitative tools (datamining, AI). This combination enables us to cover a wide range of topics (international economics and country risk, economic conditions, financial markets, commodity prices, ESG…) and to work for a wide variety of customers (by sector as well as by size).
To strengthen our team, we are looking for a junior quantitative economist to work on emerging economies and developing countries; to succeed, this economist must have an inquisitive and open mind, the desire to work in an atmosphere where client requirements coexist with the quality of team research work, and the ability to integrate data/modeling tools into the research and analysis process.


As a quantitative economist on emerging economies, you will be a key member of our team of experts (around ten analysts and modelers / data scientists), contributing to international macroeconomic analyses, country risk studies and the set-up / implementation of forecasting models. Your main tasks will be to

  • Conduct economic research and analyze data to analyze economic trends and dynamics.
  • Contribute to country risk analyses, assessing risks and identifying opportunities using our proprietary tools and models.
  • Participate in the development of economic models and forecasts to support our strategic recommendations.
  • Carry out statistical and econometric analyses to interpret data and assess the impact of different plausible hypotheses (e.g. economic policies).
  • Write clear and concise analysis and research notes, and prepare / deliver presentations to clients, to communicate findings and recommendations.
  • Maintain business intelligence and keep abreast of economic developments and industry trends.
Job profile:

To succeed in these various assignments, you must have the following qualifications and skills:
  • A degree in economics or in data sciences applied to economics (Grandes écoles, Master/Master’s, PhD…), with solid knowledge of fundamental economic concepts and economic theories.
  • Initial experience (including internship) in international economics research or country-risk analysis, with a specialization in emerging markets.
  • Mastery of quantitative techniques (advanced econometrics, datamining) and good knowledge of recent advances (machine learning, AI); mastery of Python or R would be a strong advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills, fueled by a strong ability to interpret and manipulate data, and by a constant willingness to learn and challenge one’s views within the team.
  • Proven written and oral communication skills in both French and English.
  • The ability to work in a team, manage deadlines effectively and adapt to a dynamic working environment.

By joining TAC ECONOMICS, you would be opting for ….

  • Joining a company where the search for the most exciting environment possible for each and every one of us is a permanent anchor point.
  • Work in a consulting firm, on a human scale, but with a very strong reputation and image, and gain valuable experience in the field of analysis and operational research in international economics and finance.
  • Be involved in a variety of projects, for clients from different sectors, on subjects where the aim is always to make the link between “world developments” and the clients’ operational choices.
  • Benefit from a collaborative and dynamic work environment that encourages learning and innovation.This position is a full-time CDI, to be filled in September 2024, and based in Rennes.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the job requirements, you can send us your CV, cover letter and any other relevant documents to the following address: [email protected]
Please mention “quantitative economist job vacancy” in the subject line of your e-mail.


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