JOE - June 2014

RTI International
Division of Social and Health Policy Research
Health Care Financing and Payment
Econometrician - PhD level
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Econometrician - PhD level
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Waltham, MA, USA
Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
JEL Classifications:
B4 -- Economic Methodology
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
D -- Microeconomics
I1 -- Health
Keywords: health Care Reform, Micro-econometrics, econometrics, program evaluation methodology, Health Economics, Health Policy
Deadline Information: Position will remain open until we find the correct candidate
Deadline Date: 08/2014
Salary Range: Depends on Experience

JOE ID Number: 201406_400462

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
RTI's Division of Social and Health Policy Research is seeking researchers with interest, training, and/or experience in applied micro-econometrics and program evaluation methodology. Background in health economics and policy is desirable, but is not required.. A primary research area for the division is evaluating the impacts of various large-scale, complex, quasi-experimental design demonstrations with focus on health care reform. This position can be in Waltham, MA or Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

-- Identifying and designing analyses of policy and technical issues
-- Analyzing and interpreting data
-- Obtaining research funding for new grants and contract
-- Authoring technical reports and articles for submission to policy and technical journals
-- Communicating orally and in writing technical and policy material to technical and non-technical (policy) audiences
-- Designing and executing qualitative and quantitative approaches to studying health economics and policy

-- PhD or equivalent experience in Economics, Health Policy, or Public Policy with Strong skills in quantitative research, including expertise in econometric and statistical methodology for program evaluation
-- At least one year of relevant experience
-- Background in health economics and policy is desirable, but is not required
-- To qualify, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States
Application Instructions:

Apply at and email John Gard at

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