JOE - May 2011

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Research Analyst - J-PAL
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Analyst - J-PAL
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
JEL Classification: O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Deadline Date: 05/2011

JOE ID Number: 201105_395454

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The National Bureau of Economic Research is the nation's leading non-profit economic research organization.

The NBER has an opening for a Research Analyst (RA) who will support two NBER projects, one on pollution control efforts and another on governance, both in India.

Responsibilities are expected to include:
*Working with data sets, cleaning and running checks, and preparing data for analysis,
*Assisting with literature reviews,
*Liaising with field staff running the projects, including occasional travel to research field sites,
*Assisting with reports,
*Assisting with academic papers,
*Preparing data for publication,
*Any other work assigned by Research Managers.

Candidates for this position will have a bachelor's degree in economics, with a high level of mathematics. The ideal candidate will have had coursework in environmental economics (preferably in a developing country context) and study of political economy. Strong familiarity with Stata is required. The ability to communicate economic findings to various audiences is strongly preferred.

For more information on the NBER, please visit

The NBER is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

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