JOE - December 2012

Economic Policy Institute
Education Economist and Not Field-Specific
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Education Economist and Not Field-Specific
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R -- Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Deadline Date: 00/2013

JOE ID Number: 201212_398389

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Economic Policy Institute seeks to fill two Ph.D. level economist positions in 2013. One opening is for an education economist and the other is not field-specific; candidates for the latter must have a demonstrated interest in labor policy, wages, living standards, macroeconomic performance, regulation, health policy, immigration, public finance, taxation, public investment, retirement, or other domestic policy topics.

All candidates must have a demonstrated ability to translate research findings into policy proposals aimed at improving the living standards of low and moderate-income households. Candidates must also have an aptitude for communicating their research and its policy implications, in writing and in speech, to the media (including print and broadcast), public-interest organizations, the academic community, policymakers, and others active in formulating public policy. A Ph.D. in economics or a related field is required. Both new and experienced Ph.D.'s are welcome to apply.
Application Instructions:

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest that includes a comment on why you would like to work at EPI. Also submit a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three references.

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