JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Research Associate (Postdoctoral)

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466668
Date Posted: 03/12/2021
Date Inactive: 03/30/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Associate (Postdoctoral)
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C6 -- Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
D5 -- General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium
F1 -- Trade
Q1 -- Agriculture
Q4 -- Energy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Applied economic analysis
Multi-regional models
Computable general equilibrium models
Regional economies
Economic Data
Salary Range: 69,000

Status Update: No longer accepting applications
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Wisconsin National Data Consortium (WiNDC) is a research project that has been formed to provide the analytic community with data sets and companion models which facilitate evidence-based economic research on the national and sub-national level. We are looking for a Research Associate (Postdoc) who will assist with the research conducted at WiNDC at the University Wisconsin-Madison. The main responsibility is the further development of the WiNDC data and core models to address current economic policy questions and assisting with publications. The Research Associate (Postdoc) will have the opportunity to attend workshops at the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and pursue their own research interest in addition to their job duties.

Candidates should have a PhD in economics, engineering or other field with an interest in economic policy analysis. The ideal candidate is a creative, productive and self-motivated individual with the ability to think critically, learn quickly, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with GAMS and Python is essential.

The initial appointment is anticipated to be 100% for 12 months. This position may be extended depending on program needs and funding availability. The starting date is as soon as possible.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/29/2021
Application Instructions:
Candidates should send a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references to Please send questions to Martha Loewe ( The position will stay open until it is filled.