JOE - April 2014

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Full Time Economics Research Assistant (Autor/Pathak)
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Economics Research Assistant (Autor/Pathak)
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
JEL Classifications:
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
R -- Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Deadline Date: 04/30/2014

JOE ID Number: 201404_400312

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
MIT Professors David Autor and Parag Pathak are seeking a FULL-TIME research assistant for the academic year 2014-2015, beginning in the summer 2014. Professor Autor works on a variety of policy-oriented research projects in labor and public economics and Professor Pathak studies empirical issues in housing markets and education.

Responsibilities include performing statistical analyses, conducting library and online research, cleaning and coding of primary and secondary data sources, and tabulation and editing of results, papers and presentations. Expertise in statistical software (such as Stata) and general fluency with software packages and data management is important to this position.

Position designed for a candidate who wants to become a professional economist, but will consider future Ph.D. candidates in any quantitative field. Although we cannot guarantee a graduate program placement, we have a strong track record of helping talented young scholars to advance.

Start Date: 6/1/2014 (negotiable)

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1) Cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position
2) Resume
3) Official or unofficial transcript

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