JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Full-Time Economics Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465993
Date Posted: 11/11/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full-Time Economics Research Assistant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J6 -- Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers
N1 -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations
N6 -- Manufacturing and Construction
N9 -- Regional and Urban History
Spatial Economics
Machine Learning
Economic History
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Professor Costas Arkolakis and Dr. Sun Kyoung Lee of the at Yale University Economics Department are seeking a FULL-TIME research assistant for 1 to 2 years, beginning as soon as possible. We work on a number of projects related to economic geography using machine-learning, big data and digitized historical data.

You will work on projects related to spatial economics. The work will be highly empirical nature, and require coding in PYTHON, STATA, MATLAB, and R and GIS software. The position will be active from July 1, 2021 to June30, 2022 but start, end dates and duration are negotiable. We are looking for candidates post-undergraduate who intend to pursue a PhD in economics or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Start Date – July 1, 2021 (negotiable) Location – New Haven, CT

Application deadline: Jan 30th, 2021 (Rolling base, please apply at your earliest convenience)

To Apply

Please scan into one pdf document and upload into the online application at:

1) A 1-page statement describing your qualifications and interest in spatial economics research
2) Your resume
3) An official transcript with highlights of relevant course/training
4) Name and Address of references

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021