Office: Boston

Office: Boston

The Analyst perspective of a daily day

One of my favorite things about working at CRA is that you can’t describe a “typical” day. You might find yourself generating similar calculations during various projects or tackling projects in much the same way, but the truth of the matter is, there is no predictable day at CRA. From the individuals you’re working with to the industries you’re working in, things are always changing (and that’s just within practices!). Read more >

The social side of CRA

Three members of Boston’s Antitrust & Competition Economics’ junior staff started a ping pong “league.” Regular season, which we’re in now and may never get out of, has periodic tournaments and will culminate in a championship. Championship seeding will be determined by Elo ratings earned during the regular season. The rating system has created friendly rivalries, dramatic upsets, and high-profile games. Read more >

Hear how Zach has settled into life as an analyst

I loved everything about Middlebury College, and I’m so happy I studied Economics, Math, and Computer Science while I was there. Nevertheless, anyone who majored in a quantitative discipline at a liberal arts school can relate to my struggle of seeking a job that could both continue to fill me with knowledge in a variety of disciplines and satisfy my affinity for problem-solving using quantitative reasoning. In many professional spheres, these qualities in a job are mutually exclusive, but I’ve found that economic consulting is the perfect intersection of the two. Read more >