JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022
Public Policy Institute of California
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES
Sacramento, California, UNITED STATES
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
I0 -- General
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Public Policy Institute of California's objective, high-quality, nonpartisan research informs public policy decisions that improve the well-being of our state’s people, communities, and environment.
PPIC is hiring a research fellow with early childhood research expertise. Candidates need to bring significant interest in connecting research to policy making, plus knowledge of and interest in early education, ideally in a California context. A Ph.D. in economics, demography, education policy, health policy, political science, public policy, sociology, or a related discipline is preferred; quantitative and mixed methods expertise is desirable, along with strong skills in communication and external policy engagement.
Experience level: recent PhD through senior professional.
Topics of interest include TK, preschool, childcare with a focus on child outcomes (especially for DLL and students with disabilities); workforce; public financing; contributions to family economic stability and mobility; and affordability. These topics span the missions of PPIC’s K-12 and Safety Net research groups.
PPIC staff currently works in a hybrid remote/in-person environment. This full-time position can be based in either the San Francisco or Sacramento area.
Please visit for full details and application instructions. Applications will be considered as they are received and until the position has been filled.
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