JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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NBER Full Time Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455161
Date Posted: 02/01/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: NBER Full Time Research Assistant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Health Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Harvard Professor Amitabh Chandra is seeking a Full-Time research assistant for 1-2 years, beginning as soon as possible. Professor Chandra works on cost-growth and technology growth in healthcare, medical malpractice, racial disparities in healthcare, rare diseases, and the social value of innovation in healthcare.

Responsibilities include performing statistical analyses on large databases, conducting library and online research, cleaning and coding of primary and secondary data sources, tabulation and editing of results, papers and presentations. Expertise in statistical software (such as Stata) and general fluency with software packages and data management important to this position. Skills in programming languages also a plus. Bachelor’s degree required.

Position designed for a candidate who wants to become a professional economist, but will consider future Ph.D. candidates in any quantitative field. Although we cannot guarantee a graduate program placement, we have a strong track record of helping talented young scholars to advance.

Start Date – negotiable Location – Cambridge, MA

To Apply:
Please scan into one pdf document and upload into the online application

1) Cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position
2) Resume
3) Official or unofficial transcript

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/31/2016