JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

RAND Corporation

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Economics, Sociology and Statistics
Research Positions in Applied Microeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463118
Date Posted: 09/10/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Positions in Applied Microeconomics
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Santa Monica, California, UNITED STATES
Arlington, Virginia, UNITED STATES
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
D4 -- Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
F5 -- International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy
H -- Public Economics
I1 -- Health
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Q1 -- Agriculture
Applied Microeconomists
Applied Microeconomics
Civil and Criminal Justice
Health Policy
Economic Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

RAND's Economics, Sociology, and Statistics Department has openings for applied microeconomists at all experience levels. RAND economists have opportunities to develop policy-relevant research agendas across many research areas. We seek candidates with strong research potential or accomplishments in the areas of labor, defense, education, civil and criminal justice, health and health policy, aging, economic development, and environment. We are particularly interested in candidates with interest in our federally funded research and development centers focusing on defense, homeland security, and natural disaster recovery, as well as those with expertise in topics related to machine learning/artificial intelligence or cyber. RAND economists have opportunities to teach policy PhD students at Pardee RAND Graduate School. More information about economics at RAND is available from

Applicants should have a PhD by September 2020 and demonstrated research skills, a strong interest in policy-relevant empirical analysis, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research paper, and three letters of recommendation at Applications will be considered only through EconJobMarket; please don’t apply at or by email. For more information, email:

Applications received by November 12, 2019, will be considered for interviews at the 2020 ASSA/AEA meetings.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/12/2019
Reference Instructions:
Letters of Reference (3) should be uploaded via link provided on EconJobMarket website.