JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021
The Urban Institute
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
G5 -- Household Finance
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Research Associates: The nonprofit & nonpartisan Urban Institute believes in the power of evidence, data and facts to improve lives and strengthen communities. We currently have opportunities for Research Associates in many of our policy centers. All positions have responsibilities which include designing the research approach and selecting appropriate quantitative or other analysis tools, planning and executing a major segment of research projects in policy areas related to welfare, retirement, tax policy, immigration, population studies, labor, public health, education, child welfare and criminal justice. Successful candidates will have a PhD in Economics and interest in working in an interdisciplinary environment.
Research Associates require strong quantitative skills with demonstrated expertise in research methods, preferably through course work or experience in a relevant research position. In addition, this role requires proficiency with statistical software packages (such as STATA, R, SAS or SPSS), exposure to policy related issues, project management experience and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. The Urban Institute welcomes and celebrates diversity in all forms. We encourage intellectual honesty, innovation, diversity, and mutual respect.
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