JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Brookings Institution

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Economic Studies
Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy
Alice Rivlin Dissertation Fellow or Post-Doctoral Fellow (Job ID: 2021-2646)

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469160
Date Posted: 03/16/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Alice Rivlin Dissertation Fellow or Post-Doctoral Fellow (Job ID: 2021-2646)
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
H0 -- General
fiscal policy
federal benefit programs
budget process
debt and deficits
fiscal federalism
public investment
Salary Range: mid-$80s
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national, and global level.

The mission of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy is to improve the quality and efficacy of fiscal and monetary policies and public understanding of them.

The Alice Rivlin Fellow in the Hutchins Center will conduct high quality research focused on fiscal policy broadly defined (as Rivlin herself did) to include to include such topics as federal benefits, taxes, budget process, debt and deficits, fiscal federalism, and public investment.

The position is available either as a dissertation fellowship or as a post-doc. The position will be for a one- or two-year term, as determined by Brookings and the candidate. The Fellow will be in residence at Brookings. The expected salary is in the mid 80's and offers benefits.

We are particularly eager to use this Fellowship to promote diversity in our scholarly community and the economics profession and welcome applications that reflect a variety of backgrounds.

To read the full job posting and apply, visit:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Reference Instructions:
Confidential letters of recommendation may be emailed directly to Stephanie Cencula (
Application Instructions:
Candidates may apply at:

A complete application will include ALL of following items:

-Current resume
-Cover letter
-Research proposal of up to two pages (ongoing dissertation work or original research proposal)
-Two letters of recommendation from professors or past employers/supervisors

Please save your uploaded documents in the following format: First Name Last Name 2021-2646 Document Name

Please submit your resume as instructed and add your cover letter as an attachment when you apply. Add your research proposal as an attachment.

Letters of recommendation may be uploaded or submitted separately. If preferred, confidential letters of recommendation may be sent directly to Stephanie Cencula, Please contact her with any specific questions you may have.