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August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Yale University

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Postdoctoral Associate

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464359
Date Posted: 11/20/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A -- General Economics and Teaching
health economics
prescription drug pricing
provider pricing
health spending
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Job Description: The Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University is inviting applications for postdoctoral fellowship positions. The prospective postdoctoral fellows will work with faculty, students, and staff conducting policy-relevant, health economics research. During the one or two-year fellowship, the successful candidate will develop their own research agenda and work with faculty on ongoing research focused on prescription drug pricing, provider pricing, and the drivers of health spending growth. Their work will be supervised by Professors Zack Cooper, Steven Berry, and Fiona Scott Morton. The postdoctoral fellow will have access to our datasets and the support of research assistants at the Tobin Center.

Requirements: Successful candidates should have a well-demonstrated interest in applied microeconomic research, strong communication skills, and have completed their PhD in economics, health economics, public policy or related fields by the appointment start date. The salary is competitive and comes with a full benefits package.

Yale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

For further information, please contact Zack Cooper (

Application Requirements:
  • Writing sample
  • Letters of Reference
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Application Deadline Has Passed