JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
D7 -- Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
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: as well as on my Social Economics Lab website .
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.
- External Application Link