JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Post-Doctoral Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111453008
Date Posted: 05/06/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
H5 -- National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
Health Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

MIT Economics Professor Amy Finkelstein is seeking a full-time Post-Doctoral Researcher for a three-year position in Cambridge, MA starting January to August 2016. The position involves work on aspects of her research related to the analysis of public and private health insurance programs, and the variation in healthcare practices across geography, healthcare providers and insurers. Examples of recent research in this vein include: and

Candidates must have a PhD in Economics by the start date and be well trained in empirical research and methods, including both quasi-experimental and more model-based approaches. Extensive prior experience working with Medicare claims data and excellent research practices are a must.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, expected graduation date, and 3 letters of reference:

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

The NBER will make reasonable accommodation for any disabled applicant, and will provide assistance to disabled applicants as needed during the application process.

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