JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Post-Doctoral Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464115
Date Posted: 10/29/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
H -- Public Economics
F -- International Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Transportation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NBER’s Post-Doctoral Researcher on Transportation Economics will conduct research on the economics of transportation and participate in the ET21C initiative, directed by Edward Glaeser, James Poterba, and Stephen Redding. Potential research topics might include transportation infrastructure, the effects of new transportation technologies such as ride-sharing and autonomous vehicles, and the labor market and macroeconomic effects of the transportation sector. The researcher will also support the development of a data archive that will enable future research in transportation economics and will help plan the ET21C initiative’s annual conference.

Applicants must have completed their PhD by June, 2020. Applications from researchers who are just completing their PhDs, as well as from researchers who may be on leave from a college or university position, are welcome. Applicants must be ready to start no later than July 1, 2020; earlier start dates are also possible.

Deadline: December 9, 2019, 11.59pm EST

To Apply: Please upload one pdf containing the following materials into the online application at

1. CV
2. Research proposal (not to exceed 3 pages double spaced, and no more than two additional pages of tables, references and graphs, describing a proposal for independent research on transportation economics)
3. Recommendation Letter (2)

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/09/2019