JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Stanford University

Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence & the Stanford Graduate School of Business
Digital Economy Lab & Golub Capital Social Impact Lab
Postdoctoral Associate

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467149
Date Posted: 08/18/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Stanford, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Future of work
Social impact
digital economy
labor economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Multiple, full-time Postdoctoral Fellow positions available for 2+ year placements.

1. The Stanford Digital Economy Lab seeks two Postdoctoral Fellows:
Each will focus on key topic areas related to the digital economy, with a priority project, led by Professor Brynjolfsson, as well as the opportunity to work with Stanford faculty on additional topics. Priority projects will be shaped based on shared interests, data, and alignment with research priorities. S-DEL has five areas of research: AI & the Future of work, Digital Platforms, Data-Driven Decision-Making, The Economic Impact of COVID-19, and Measuring the Digital Economy.

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2. The Golub Capital Social Impact Lab has a Postdoctoral Fellow opening, working with Professor Susan Athey and other faculty. The lab’s research is focused on improving the effectiveness of social impact organizations, particularly in the domains of education, charitable giving, health, government services, worker training, and financial health. Some of our biggest needs in the lab concern problems of worker training, credentialing, and career planning. The ideal candidate has experience with empirical work, particularly in applied microeconomics, as well as experience or interest in labor economics.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Application Instructions:
To apply, please complete the application listed above, including a CV, cover letter, 3 references, and job market/other paper. This form will allow you to apply for either or both open positions. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.