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Economic Consulting

You’ll advise high-profile clients in the public and private sectors, providing economic insights and evidence to help inform their business and shape their organisations

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Working in Economics Consulting as a Graduate

Economics is the science of business and every day it shapes the world we live in, cutting across the most pressing issues facing businesses, investors, regulators and governments. Our clients rely on us to help them solve their most difficult problems. We're one of the UK’s leading economics consultancies and are part of a wider economics presence through our global network.

Our work addresses the most complex business and policy issues facing our clients, whether it’s navigating competition and commercial disputes; shaping efficient and competitive markets; providing  macroeconomic forecasts; or framing and delivering big investments. We also help organisations develop new strategies, face regulators or engage in litigation.


The Economics Consulting experience

As a graduate economist you’ll be able to work across 8 key areas, including regulatory economics, impact assessment, macroeconomics, pricing economics, behavioural economics, financial economics, econometric modelling and competition economics.

You'll typically find yourself in teams anywhere from 2 to 15 or more people, often with PwC teams from other parts of consulting, lines of service, and even other countries. You’ll undertake cutting-edge economic analysis whilst engaging with executives from the world’s top organisations, learning how to present and communicate your findings with impact. You will also have the opportunity to work on public thought leadership pieces that focus on topics as diverse as quantifying the impact of increasing female participation in the workforce to assessing the possible future role of drones on the UK economy.

Joining as a graduate

A formal qualification is not included in the graduate programme, however, you will be supported and encouraged to take ownership of your personal development, continually learning through feedback from different projects and roles. 

We’ll work with you to track your development so you know how you're doing and where you can improve. At this early stage in your career you’ll have access to inspirational leaders and this, coupled with the quality of the training you'll receive, means you'll become a recognised expert in the profession.

You’ll also have the opportunity to work towards the Chartered Management Consultant award, which sets and maintains the highest standards for the management consulting profession and is aligned to "Consulting Excellence"; the MCA 'kite mark' of quality. The award provides a framework that individuals can use to plan their professional development and is formally recognised in the consulting industry. Across five years, you’ll build a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate that you meet the key competencies and behaviours in order to obtain chartership status. We’ll work with you along your journey. 

Life in Economics Consulting

We pride ourselves on being a diverse, meritocratic, intellectual and supportive team. We all help shape our practice, and we foster a sense of entrepreneurship – everybody plays a role in identifying and capitalising on new business development opportunities. Our clients trust and value us as advisers. A high-performing culture is critical to our success, and our position as a top graduate employer reflects our commitment to career development and your work life balance.

Our people are important to us and we want to reward hard work and  commitment. Along with regular feedback and support for your development, you’ll earn a competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus reflecting your contribution and impact, as well as many other flexible benefits. We offer clear progression and promotion, and the satisfaction of working on exciting issues with great colleagues and clients.

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