JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Full-Time Economics Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459409
Date Posted: 11/14/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full-Time Economics Research Assistant
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Berkeley, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D8 -- Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
I1 -- Health
Health Care Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

University of California, Berkeley, Professors Benjamin Handel and Jonathan Kolstad are seeking a FULL-TIME research assistant for 7 months to 2 years, beginning as soon as possible. Professors Handel and Kolstad work on a number of projects related to health care economics, including research exploring the role of information technology in health care delivery.

You will work on projects related to health care economics. The work will be highly empirical nature, and require coding in STATA, MATLAB, and R as well as knowledge of (or willingness to learn) Latex formatting. The position will be active from December 11, 2017 to June 30, 2018. We are looking for candidates post-undergraduate who intend to pursue a PhD in economics or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Start Date – December 11, 2017 (negotiable) Location – Berkeley, CA

Application deadline: November 24, 2017

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

1) A 1-page statement describing your qualifications and interest in health economics research.
2) Your resume
3) An official or unofficial transcript

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/24/2017