JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Full - Time Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462617
Date Posted: 04/25/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full - Time Research Assistant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Evanston, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
L8 -- Industry Studies: Services
L -- Industrial Organization
Health Economics
Industrial Organization
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Professor Molly Schnell is looking for a motivated and highly skilled individual to work as a full-time Research Professional for at least one year. The individual will be based at Northwestern and will be funded through both the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Department of Economics at Northwestern. Starting date is negotiable.

The job involves close collaboration on a number of projects at the intersection of health economics and industrial organization, with a particular focus on the causes and consequences of provider behavior.

Expected duties include:
• Assisting with literature reviews and project development
• Preparing large datasets for analysis
• Helping design and implement statistical analyses using both STATA and MATLAB
• Presenting findings and participating in manuscript production

The ideal candidate has significant programming experience, natural attention to detail, ability to work independently to solve problems. Bachelor's degree in Economics or other quantitative field required.

To Apply

Please scan the following into a single PDF and upload using the online application:

1) Cover letter describing your interests and qualifications
2) Resume/ CV
3) Transcript (unofficial is fine)
4) Writing sample (optional)

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