JOE - November 2012

Levy Institute of Bard College
Research Scholar
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Scholar
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA
JEL Classifications:
D3 -- Distribution
D6 -- Welfare Economics
Deadline Date: 00/2012

JOE ID Number: 201211_397573

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College invites applications for a Research Scholar in the program on the distribution of income and wealth. The scholar will collaborate with a team of economists on a variety of projects, including: updating and extending the Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being and developing analyses of well-being using the measure and its components; applying the Levy Institute Measure of Time and Income Poverty to new countries; and developing a comprehensive inequality impact evaluation tool and applying it to climate policy scenarios. The scholar will be expected to perform micro-simulations and possibly input-output simulations.

A completed Ph.D. is required. The successful candidate will have a research agenda compatible with the distribution of income and wealth program, solid quantitative skills (including familiarity with analyzing microdata using SAS or Stata) and strong interest in policy issues. Proven ability to work with micro data is a must.

Application Instructions:

Send a letter of interest, current CV, references, and sample papers by e-mail only to The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity. AA/EOE.

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