JOE - June 2014

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Research Analyst
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Analyst
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
JEL Classification: O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Deadline Date: 06/2014

JOE ID Number: 201406_400481

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The National Bureau of Economic Research is the nation's leading non-profit economic research organization.

The NBER has an opening for a Research Analyst (RA) who will support a project on the economics of innovation and science, focused on the life sciences sector.

Responsibilities are expected to include:
* Writing programs to match disparate data sources,
* Working with data sets, cleaning and running checks to spot errors, and preparing data for analysis,
* Assisting with literature reviews,
* Assisting with reports,
* Assisting in the preparation of academic papers being submitted to journals,
* Preparing data for publication and publishing data,
* Any other work assigned by Research Managers or PIs.

Candidates for this position will have either a bachelor's degree in computer science, economics, or biology. The ideal candidate will have good programing skills and knowledge of machine learning techniques. Strong familiarity with Stata and MySQL is definitely a plus.

The position is an especially good match for candidates contemplating application to a PhD program in economics or management in the near future.
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