JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Research
Full Time Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468580
Date Posted: 12/06/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Research Assistant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D7 -- Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
Keywords:
Microeconomics
Public Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Professor Stefanie Stantcheva is seeking a full-time research assistant. The position will involve collaboration on projects in public economics, with particular focus on taxation, innovation, and people’s attitudes towards public policies. The position will be based at the NBER and Harvard starting summer 2022.

The RA will work closely with me and be involved in all stages of research. Please take a look at the type of work I do on my website: https://www.stefanie-stantcheva.com/ as well as on my Social Economics Lab website http://socialeconomicslab.org/http://socialeconomicslab.org/.

Candidate should be completing (or have completed) a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree have: (i) a strong quantitative background, (ii) strong programming skills, (iii) long-term interest in pursuing research in economics, (iv) an excellent academic record, and (v) some prior experience with research, including independent work (such as an undergrad or master’s thesis) and/or work as a research assistant. Some background in economics and econometrics is recommended but is not required. Candidates with strong technical backgrounds who are looking for more exposure to economics are encouraged to apply.

This position is ideal for a candidate looking to develop theoretical and empirical research skills in preparation for applying to PhD programs in economics.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2022