JOE - December 2012

Boston College
Center for Retirement Research
Dissertation Fellowship
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Dissertation Fellowship
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
B4 -- Economic Methodology
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
E2 -- Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
E5 -- Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
G1 -- General Financial Markets
H -- Public Economics
H8 -- Miscellaneous Issues
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
I3 -- Welfare and Poverty
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
J2 -- Demand and Supply of Labor
Y -- Miscellaneous Categories
Y4 -- Dissertations (unclassified)
Y9 -- Other
Z -- Other Special Topics
Keywords: retirement, dissertation, fellowship, disability income policy, social security
Deadline Date: 01/31/2013
Salary Range: $28,000

JOE ID Number: 201212_398283

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College is accepting proposals for the Dissertation Fellowship Program in Retirement Income and Disability Insurance Research. The program is funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration and provides funding opportunities for doctoral candidates to pursue cutting-edge research on retirement issues.

Priority areas include:
--Social Security and disability insurance

--Macroeconomic analyses of Social Security

--Wealth and retirement income

--Program interactions

--International research

--Demographic research

Fellowship Awards:
Up to seven fellowships of $28,000 will be awarded to doctoral candidates enrolled in an accredited program at a U.S. university.
Application Instructions:

The submission deadline for the 2013 Dissertation Fellowship Grant Program is January 31, 2013. Program guidelines are available on the Center's website ( The names of awardees will be posted in the spring. Please use the online submission form:

Online Application URL:

Informational URL:

For more information, email:
For more information, phone: 617-552-1092

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