JOE - November 2012

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Full Time Research Assistants Positions for MIT Economics Professor Amy Finkelstein
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Research Assistants Positions for MIT Economics Professor Amy Finkelstein
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Deadline Date: 12/2012
Salary Range: $52,000

JOE ID Number: 201211_397920

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Amy Finkelstein is hiring full time research assistants for summer/fall of 2013. This one to two year position will entail assistance with all stages of empirical analysis on various research projects. Candidates should be planning to apply to a quantitative Ph.D. program, have strong programming and quantitative skills, and excellent grades.

The position is located at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Annual salary is $52,000.
Application Instructions:

TO APPLY: Please upload one pdf containing these materials into the online application: (
1. A cover letter describing familiarity with various statistical packages and prior research experience.
2. Contact information for two references. At least one must be someone for whom you have worked as a research assistant.
3. CV
4. Transcript
5. Condensed transcript: list of classes in economics, mathematics, statistics or computer science. For each include the name of the course, the date taken, the school at which the course was taken, and the main textbook(s) used in the course.

In addition, please ask your references to send a written letter of recommendation to me at

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

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