JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Boston College

Carroll School of Management
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468285
Date Posted: 11/09/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
E2 -- Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy
G5 -- Household Finance
H -- Public Economics
I1 -- Health
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
M5 -- Personnel Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Salary Range: 120k
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College is seeking a Research Economist to develop and conduct a variety of research projects on issues relating to retirement income, such as Social Security, employer-provided pensions, household saving, and labor force issues concerning older workers. The Research Economist will develop and conduct a variety of research projects on issues relating to retirement income, such as Social Security, employer-provided pensions, household saving, and labor force issues concerning older workers. The Research Economist will have primary responsibility for conducting and completing specific projects and will also assist on other Center projects as needed. Specifically, the Research Economist will develop research proposals, conduct quantitative research using micro datasets such as the Health and Retirement Study and the Survey of Consumer Finances, monitor the work of research assistants, and produce papers and other written products, such as issue briefs, in response to specific deadlines. The Research Economist will present research results at conferences and other forums. The Research Economist will also be involved in identifying opportunities for research funding and completing proposals to attract funding from government, corporate, and foundation sources.

Application Requirements:
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Job Market Paper
  • Transcripts
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Please send any inquiries related to this posting to Gal Wettstein at wettsteg@bc.edu, and Marina Tsiknis at tsiknis@bc.edu