Top Economic Executive provides economic data, prepares interpretative reports, and provides leadership for the company's use of economic data and adaptation of economic models. Communicates the results of economic studies to the stakeholders and sets guidelines for corporate economic strategies. Being a Top Economic Executive understands the macro and micro economic environment and its impact on the industry. Typically requires a PhD in a field of specialty. Additionally, Top Economic Executive typically reports to top management. The Top Economic Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Top Economic Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.