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NERA Werkstudenten (m/w) - für den Bereich „Competition Economics“

Location: Berlin, Germany

Company: Oliver Wyman

Job ID R_052352-en

We are currently seeking detail-oriented and driven student research assistants to support our European Competition practice based in Berlin.

NERA Economic Consulting is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony and policy recommendations for regulatory authorities, governments and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. NERA serves clients from over 25 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

Our competition economics work consists of economic analysis in the context of the investigation by competition authorities of alleged competition law infringements such as cartels and abuse of dominance, possible damages claims arising from the infringement; and the regulatory review of mergers and acquisitions. As a member of NERA’s European Competition Practice, you will support us on German, other national, EU and – together with our colleagues around the world – international cases. For example, conducting empirical analysis to determine whether the economic evidence is consistent with an infringement allegation, quantifying the damages caused by a cartel and advising clients throughout a merger review process.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Conducting literature and data research;
  • Management and cleaning of data;
  • Active participation in drafting reports, presentations,  memoranda and other work products;
  • Support of the office administration.

Working hours

  • During the semester: Flexible, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week.
  • During semester breaks: Flexible, up to a maximum of 40 hours per week.

Your profile

  • At least third semester undergraduate (Bachelor) studies in economics, management science, statistics/econometrics or a closely related field;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel;
  • Familiarity with data analysis software, such as Stata;
  • Programming skills (for example in VBA or Mathematica) are a plus;
  • Excellent German and English oral and written communication skills; and
  • Medium- to long-term commitment.

Upon completion of your studies and depending on performance, transition to a permanent position would be likely.

For more information about NERA please visit our website (

To apply, please make an online application and submit your CV, cover letter, university transcripts and a writing sample directly to this posting.

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