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JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Research Analyst (Azoulay/Graff Zivin)

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455562
Date Posted: 05/16/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Analyst (Azoulay/Graff Zivin)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Keywords:
Innovation
Life Sciences
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Bureau of Economic Research is the nation’s leading non-profit economic research organization.

The NBER has an opening for a Research Analyst (RA) who will support a project on the economics of innovation and science, focused on the life sciences sector.

Responsibilities are expected to include:
• Writing programs to match disparate data sources,
• Working with data sets, cleaning and running checks to spot errors, and preparing data for analysis,
• Assisting with literature reviews,
• Assisting in the preparation of academic papers being submitted to journals,
• Any other work assigned by Research Managers or PIs.

Candidates for this position will have either a bachelor’s degree in computer science, economics, or biology. The ideal candidate will have good programing skills and knowledge of machine learning techniques. Strong familiarity with Stata and MySQL is definitely a plus.

The position is an especially good match for candidates contemplating application to a PhD program in economics or management in the near future.

For more information on the NBER, please visit http://www.nber.org.

No phone calls, please.

The NBER is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2016