US government partner Mitre is hiring a web3 economist

Quick Take

  • Mitre posted a job ad on LinkedIn for a web3 economist meant to analyze and evaluate the web3 ecosystem.
  • The post said Mitre is looking for someone with experience in digital assets like cryptocurrencies and NFTs.

Not-for-profit U.S. government partner Mitre is seeking a new economist to help analyze and evaluate the web3 ecosystem, according to a job advertisement posted to LinkedIn.

The job advert calls for applicants with experience with "digital assets, cryptocurrencies, NFTs, DAOs, DeFi protocols, and/or blockchain applications" plus knowledge "of smart contracts." The new economist will work out of Mitre's Cost & Business Analytics Department.


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Mitre, according to its LinkedIn page, operates federally funded research and development centers and works to solve the "nation’s biggest challenges in defense, cybersecurity, healthcare, homeland security, the judiciary and transportation."

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