JOE - December 2012

New York University
Financial Access Initiative
Wagner School of Public Service
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: New York, NY, USA
JEL Classifications:
E2 -- Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
E4 -- Money and Interest Rates
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Deadline Date: 12/14/2012

JOE ID Number: 201212_398397

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Financial Access Initiative (FAI) at New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is accepting applications for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. The fellow will conduct and publish primary and secondary research on money management by poor households and the potential impact of digital financial services. The Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship is a one year term appointment running from mid-2013 to mid-2014, with the precise dates flexible. Additional funds are available for research and travel.

FAI is a research center focused on financial services that can better meet the needs and improve the lives of poor households. We generate rigorous evidence on household behavior, product innovation, and firm-level performance.
We invite you to learn more about FAI and our research and policy engagement at
Application Instructions:

Applicants should send electronic versions of a CV, job market paper, recommendations from advisors, a sample of policy and/or general interest writing and a cover letter. To be considered, applications should include all items. Your cover letter should describe your interest in financial access research and engagement with policymakers and practitioners. All materials should be sent to Vivian Yela at with Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the subject line.

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