JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

MIT Sloan School of Management

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Initiative on the Digital Economy
Postdoctoral Associate

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111455028
Date Posted: 12/15/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Labor economics
Digital experimentation
Social networks
Machine learning
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. Our research balances rigor and relevance, aiming to produce papers for top academic journals while also informing policy and practice through other contributions. For more information, see

We seek talented and hardworking individuals to join us in the following role:

Postdoctoral Associate: 2-3 year appointment working directly with IDE Principal Investigators and others to develop research that leads to publications in top journals.

If you wish to interview at AEA, apply by December 21. Applications will remain open until February 29.

Qualifications: Require strong skills, demonstrated by completed research, in data analytics and econometrics. Candidates must be able to work well with academics and industry executives. Excellent English language skills essential. Residency near MIT required for the full term of the appointment.

To apply, please send CV, research sample and letters to David Verrill(

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/29/2016
Application Instructions:
Please e-mail your CV, research sample(s), and reference letters to David Verrill <> and Justin Lockenwitz <>