JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Full Time Term Research Assistant Professors Nikhil Agarwal (MIT) and Paulo Somaini (Stanford)

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462384
Date Posted: 02/21/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Term Research Assistant Professors Nikhil Agarwal (MIT) and Paulo Somaini (Stanford)
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
D4 -- Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
I1 -- Health
Market Design
Health Economics
Industrial Organization
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We are looking to hire a full-time research assistant to begin in the summer of 2019 and work for one year. The position will entail close collaboration with all stages of empirical research at the interface of market design, health economics, and industrial organization. This person would work on high impact projects on improving the kidney allocation system in the United States.

Bachelor’s degree required. The ideal candidate will have:
1. strong quantitative background
2. strong computer skills including programming
3. ability to work independently
4. interest in pursuing a PhD in economics.

Prior research assistant experience strongly preferred. Excellent grades required. Ideal for someone with enthusiasm for empirical research.

Position is located at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge Massachusetts.

Please submit a single pdf document containing the following materials:

1. Cover letter including:
a) Brief description of your experience as a research assistant and with any independent research
b) Description of your familiarity with various statistical and computer packages (STATA, SAS, Matlab, Python, Perl etc.)
c) Names, email and phone contact information of two references

2. Current CV

3. Transcript (unofficial is fine).

4. Condensed transcript.

5. Date available to start work.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2019