JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School

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Economics Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451938
Date Posted: 10/27/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economics Fellow
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
K -- Law and Economics
Criminal Justice
Law and Economics
Political Economy
Public Economics
Public Policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law seeks an Economics Fellow to work in the Justice Program. This is a two-year position. The start date is Summer 2015. The Center uses data-driven, interdisciplinary research to inform its legal and policy recommendations to reform the criminal justice system. The Fellow will provide theoretical, statistical, and mathematical analysis to aid this process. The Fellow will write and execute data-driven reports, working with attorneys, communications staff, and organization leadership. The ideal candidate is considering a career in public policy or academia. The Fellow will apply economic analysis (theoretical and empirical) to criminal justice reform proposals. The Fellow will be encouraged to engage in independent research and publish in academic journals. The Fellow will also participate in the institution’s collaborative writing and editing process for reports, with an eye toward advancing institutional research.

-Ph.D. in economics.
-Ability to quickly learn and understand criminal justice work.
-Public policy, law, or criminal justice experience preferred but not required.
-J.D., public policy, or political science degree a plus.

The application deadline is December 1, 2014. Interviews will conducted at AEA. To apply, visit For questions, email with "Justice Economics Fellow" in the subject.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2014
Reference Instructions:
Please email reference letters to with "Justice Economics Fellow" in the subject line.