JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

National Bureau of Economic Research

Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Aging and Health Research

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467516
Date Posted: 09/27/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Aging and Health Research
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Economics of Aging
Health Care
Health Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NBER’s Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Aging and Health Research, supported by NIA, gives trainees exposure to a wide range of NBER research projects related to the economics of aging and health. Fellows pursue independent research while benefiting from opportunities for regular interaction with the Bureau’s network of prominent investigators in this field.

Successful applications respond to NIA priorities for Health Economics and Aging Research and describe projects in which health outcomes and behaviors are the primary focus, with a clear connection to an improved understanding of health. (

The fellowship offers a 12-month stipend of $25,836 along with carrel space and use of computer facilities at the Bureau’s Cambridge office; tuition support; and limited funds for travel and research expenses. All fellows are expected to spend the academic year in proximity to the NBER.

Applicants must be US Citizens or lawfully admitted for permanent residence and enrolled as a PhD student in the greater Boston area. Students from other PhD programs who will be resident in the Boston area during the fellowship may also apply.

NBER strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans.
Applications that are not marked “Complete” by the deadline will not be considered.

Application Requirements:
  • Question and Answer
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference
  • Brief Research Proposal on your planned fellowship research
Application deadline: 12/09/2021
Reference Instructions:
Recommendation Letter from dissertation advisor
  • Application Deadline Has Passed