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NBER's Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Innovation Policy

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458968
Date Posted: 10/17/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: NBER's Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Innovation Policy
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
G -- Financial Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Innovation Policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NBER’s Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Innovation Policy, supported by the Ewing M. Kauffman Foundation, enables an outstanding early-career economist to visit NBER’s Cambridge office for one year of intensive research on economic aspects of innovation policy. Topics might include R&D policy, patent issues, and the determinants and impact of innovation. Applications from researchers who are just completing their PhDs, as well as from junior faculty members who may be able to combine this fellowship with an early career leave, are welcome.

One fellowship will be awarded for academic year 2018-2019. The fellowship consists of a stipend of $75,000, reimbursement for health insurance, and includes an office at the NBER’s Cambridge headquarters. Fellows will be expected to work at the NBER’s office, and to participate actively in the NBER’s Innovation Policy Working Group (see Fellowship related activities are expected to represent the fellow’s primary responsibility during the year.

Applicants must have completed their PhD by June, 2018. NBER strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans. The NBER may be able to sponsor the fellowship recipient for a J-1 visa under its research scholars program.

Deadline: December 3, 2017

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 12/03/2017
Additional Information For Applicants:

Applicants should submit a research proposal of less than 3 pages, double-spaced, and no more than two additional pages of tables, references and graphs, describing the proposed research for the fellowship year.

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