JOE - May 2012

National Bureau of Economic Research
Full Time Research Assistant to Professors Donaldson and Hornbeck
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Research Assistant to Professors Donaldson and Hornbeck
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
JEL Classifications:
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
N -- Economic History
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Economics
Deadline Date: 05/2012
Salary Range: 40,000

JOE ID Number: 201205_397069

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Dave Donaldson (MIT) and Richard Hornbeck (Harvard) are searching for a full-time research assistant starting summer 2012. Work hours flexible but will average the equivalent of full time; conditional on performance, we hope to fill the position for 1 to 2 years. The salary is $40,000.

The successful candidate would fill an important role in our joint and individual research in Development Economics, Economic History, Environmental Economics, International Trade, Urban Economics, and Applied Microeconomics generally. Experience with relevant computer software is highly desirable (Stata, ArcView GIS, Matlab, AMPL), though experience with computers and willingness to learn new programs may be sufficient. We are looking for a highly-motivated person who can work efficiently with close attention to detail.

TO APPLY: Please upload a single PDF document containing the following materials to this website:
1) Cover letter outlining:
a. background and career ambitions
b. experience in conducting/assisting research projects
c. experience with relevant programming languages (give examples of computer code)
d. name and email address of professors for whom you have worked as a research assistant in the last few years

2) Resume

3) Transcript

4) Any research output you have written yourself

Application Instructions:

Upload a single PDF document containing materials listed above into online application.

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