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August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015


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Sloan School of Management
Postdoctoral Associate

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452484
Date Posted: 12/17/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J3 -- Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
O4 -- Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
D2 -- Production and Organizations
L1 -- Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
P -- Economic Systems
00 -- Default: Any Field
Information technology, Digitization,
Productivity, Labor Economics
Salary Range: $65,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) addresses one of the most critical issues of our time: the impact of digital technology on businesses, the economy, and society. Drawing on MIT Sloan's strengths in technology and innovation, its internationally recognized faculty, and extensive research in Sloan's Center for Digital Business, the IDE ( is analyzing broad economic and organizational changes caused by the advance digital technology.

We seek Postdocs to contribute to important topics such as the impact of technological change on skills and wages, emergence of new digital business models, digital transformation of enterprises, large-scale digital experimentation, and social prediction. Our research projects balance rigor and relevance, aiming to produce papers for top academic journals while also informing policy and practice.

Applicants should be highly motivated researchers with extensive experience in econometrics, data analytics, and/or economics. Ideal candidates will be able to work well with academics and industry executives alike. English language skills must be excellent. Postdocs are expected to work full-time in Cambridge MA for the position’s 2-3 year duration.

To apply, please send a CV and research sample to [George Westerman at or Erik at or Susan at]

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/23/2015
  • Application Deadline Has Passed