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    ERS has a very collegial research environment, with excellent opportunity to conduct independent research and publish. The hours are flexible, and there are plentiful support staff to help with administrative issues.

    Cons

    The office location is not great, though there are some food trucks and delis nearby, it does not compare to the former location in downtown. Many PhD researchers are in cubicles or window-less offices, which is hardly ideal.


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Website www.ers.usda.gov
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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The Economic Research Service (ERS) studies the dollars and cents of agriculture. A division of the Department of Agriculture, the ERS researches the public and private decisions behind economic and policy issues regarding food, farming, natural resources, and rural development. The ERS specialists scrutinize food and commodity markets, produce policy studies, and establish economic and statistical indicators. It is split into four divisions: food economics, information services, market and trade economics, and resource and rural economics. The ERS was created in ... More

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