JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Austin, Texas, UNITED STATES
H0 -- General
I1 -- Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Professor Marika Cabral is seeking a full-time research assistant. The position will involve close collaboration on new and ongoing projects in applied microeconomics, with a particular focus on health care and related insurance markets.
The ideal candidate should be completing (or have completed) a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and will have: (i) a strong quantitative background, (ii) strong programming skills, (iii) long-term interest in pursuing research in economics, (iv) an excellent academic record, and (v) prior experience with research, including independent work (such as an undergrad or master’s thesis) or work as a research assistant. Some background in economics and econometrics is recommended but is not required. Candidates with strong technical backgrounds who are looking for more exposure to economics are encouraged to apply.
The research assistant will be involved in all stages of research. This position is ideal for a candidate looking to develop empirical research skills in preparation for applying to PhD programs in economics. The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment will the ability to renew for one year based on performance.
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