JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

National Bureau of Economic Research

Pre-Doctoral Fellowship on Energy Economics

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465835
Date Posted: 10/30/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Pre-Doctoral Fellowship on Energy Economics
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Locations: UNITED STATES
CANADA
JEL Classifications:
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Keywords:
Economics of Energy
Energy Markets
Energy Policy
Fracking
Infrastructure
Renewable Energy
International Trade
Public Economics
Innovation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NBER’s Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program on Energy Economics, supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, is offering one dissertation fellowship for doctoral students in economics. Topics should emphasize issues that are relevant to energy markets and policy in the U.S. Areas of inquiry may include, but are not limited to, energy market design, innovation and productivity in energy markets, the economics of the fracking boom, energy transmission/distribution, infrastructure investment, the effects of regulatory policies on energy supply and demand, energy efficiency, and the economics of renewable energy. Students in fields including industrial economics, international trade, public economics, and innovation economics are encouraged to apply.

The fellowship offers a $36,000 stipend for academic year 2021-2022, $3,500 for research support such as travel expenses, and tuition up to $13,000. The Fellow will have an opportunity to attend the NBER Summer Institute workshop on Energy and Environmental Economics. The fellowship is not renewable.

An applicant must be enrolled as a full-time PhD student at a US or Canadian college or university, must have advanced to dissertation candidacy status by fall 2021, and must not expect to complete the dissertation in 2022. NBER strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research proposal
Application deadline: 12/10/2020
  • Application Deadline Has Passed