JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

National Bureau of Economic Research

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Full Time Term Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452983
Date Posted: 04/23/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Term Research Assistant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Health Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Bureau of Economic Research is the nation’s leading non-profit economic research organization. Since 1920 the NBER has developed and disseminated impartial information on a wide range of issues that are important for public and private decision makers. The NBER coordinates research by more than 1,000 economics professors at leading universities and business schools throughout the United States.

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has an opening for a research assistant. The candidate would assist Professors Erin Johnson and Marit Rehavi and conduct empirical research in the area of health economics.

The position is ideal for recent college graduates and provides an excellent opportunity for those considering graduate school in economics, public policy, public health, or social work. Other qualifications include strong programming skills, and previous experience manipulating large datasets with SAS, STATA, R, or another programming language.

To Apply: Please assemble all materials into a single pdf, to be uploaded into the application: (

1) A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position
2) Your resume
3) A copy of your transcript

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No phone calls, please.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2015