JOE - February 2013

Syracuse University
Economics of Public Policy
Paul Volcker Chair - Economics of Public Policy
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Paul Volcker Chair - Economics of Public Policy
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Syracuse, NY, USA
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Deadline Information: The search remains open until the position is filled.
Deadline Date: 00/2013

JOE ID Number: 201302_398548

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs invites applications for one opening at the level of Professor. This position is the inaugural Paul Volcker Chair in the Economics of Public Policy. The ideal candidate for this Chair is a scholar/public intellectual of recognized stature who is an influential contributor to the understanding of the social, behavioral or institutional dimensions of economic policy and other economic aspects of the public policy debate. The appointee may have either a traditional academic background with a strong publication record or, like the Chair's distinguished namesake, a history of intellectual leadership in organizations responsible for some important aspect of public policy. Or, he/she may have a professional history which includes both the academy and the policy arena. While the successful candidate can be someone working in one or more of the fields listed above, an important parameter is that his/her work be relevant to leading or emerging policy issues. Active involvement in the public policy debate will be an important activity of the Chair holder.

The resources available to the Chair will include a dedicated research budget. It is hoped, but not required, that the holder of the Chair will be able to supplement the endowment income by securing grants from other sources. He/she will be asked to offer graduate courses in his/her specialty areas, and to advise Master's and Doctoral candidates. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

For a position description, please go to Syracuse University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions:

For consideration, candidates must complete an online confidential faculty demographic summary and attach a CV, an application letter, and a list of three or more professional references. Please have an accurate email for each of your references available to enter at the time of your application. For any other questions about the position, please contact Michael J. Wasylenko, Senior Associate Dean at

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