Policy Analyst (Global)

Team: Center for Global Tax Policy
Job Location: Remote Washington D.C.
Annual Salary Range: $70,000-$80,000

Note: $70,000-$80,000 US Salary is gross annual not excluding taxes (negotiable based on location i.e., London, Brussels etc.)

Job Description

The Policy Analyst works in the Center for Global Policy and supports team members with work on key elements of the research agenda. They are responsible for maintaining comparative research products including the International Tax Competitiveness Index and “Corporate Tax Rates Around the World” as well as the European map program. The Analyst is expected to follow international tax policy debates closely and develop expertise in designing principled and pro-growth tax policies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining comparative research projects.

  • Writing blogs and white papers on live policy debates as opportunities arise.

  • Assisting other team members on projects on the team’s research agenda.

  • Developing agendas and coordinating logistics for conferences, webinars, and briefings.

  • Tracking legislation as it moves through the legislative process in the EU and other major jurisdictions.


  • Experience or training in economics, public finance, public policy, political science, or government
  • Advanced degree in economics, public policy, political science, or related field preferred but not required
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Data analysis skills and proficiency in excel or other data analysis software
  • Good communication and writing skills, with demonstrated experience researching and writing about public policy
  • Fluency in English and either French or German

Highlights of Our Benefits

  • HSA-based health coverage with employer contributions
  • 401(k) retirement plan with 100% match on first 5%
  • 100% of the premiums for dental and vision coverage and life/AD&D/LTD insurance
  • 12 paid holidays and 15 vacation days per year and generous sick leave
  • Office is closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day annually
  • Early-release Fridays all year round

“Working at Tax Foundation has helped me to grow personally, professionally, and intellectually, while contributing to work that I truly believe in. I am incredibly happy to have landed here and look forward to continuing to be a part of Tax Foundation’s growth and success.” – Zoe Callaway, Manager of Education and Outreach

Who We Are

We’re a nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank founded in 1937 and located steps from the White House in Washington, D.C. We regularly work with policymakers on both sides of the aisle to help fix problems in national and state tax codes and by focusing on effective policies instead of politics, we have curated a reputation as one of the most effective policy think tanks in the nation.

What We Do

We use our research and analysis to bring tax changes to the national spotlight, foster competition among the states, and advise policymakers on how to improve their tax systems.

Our work is cited in over 20,000 news articles each year, including the largest national outlets and the papers of record in all 50 states. We produce over 70 major publications every year and our website is viewed over 1.5 million times per month.

To Apply

Salary for this position ranges from $70,000 to $80,000 annually depending on experience. $70,000-$80,000 US Salary is gross annual not excluding taxes (negotiable based on location i.e., London, Brussels etc.) Please submit in one PDF document your cover letter, which should detail your interest in this position/Tax Foundation’s work, and your résumé. You may also visit our website at www.taxfoundation.org/careers for more information.

The Tax Foundation is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. As part of this commitment, the Tax Foundation will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.

Apply Today

Using the form below, submit in one PDF document your cover letter, which should detail your interest in this position/Tax Foundation’s work and your salary requirements, along with your résumé.

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