JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

National Bureau of Economic Research

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Graduate Fellow (Predoctoral), Aging and Health Research

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470527
Date Posted: 10/24/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Graduate Fellow (Predoctoral), Aging and Health Research
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Economics of Aging
Health Care
Health Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NBER’s Graduate (Pre-Doctoral) Fellowship Program in Aging and Health Research, supported by NIA, gives trainees exposure to a wide range of NBER research projects related to the economics of aging and health. Fellows pursue independent research while benefiting from opportunities for regular interaction with the Bureau’s network of prominent investigators in this field.

Successful applications respond to NIA priorities for Health Economics and Aging Research and describe projects in which health outcomes and behaviors are the primary focus, with a clear connection to an improved understanding of health. (

The fellowship offers a 12-month stipend of $26,352 along with carrel space and computer facilities at the Bureau’s Cambridge office; tuition support; and limited funds for travel/research expenses. All fellows are expected to spend the academic year in proximity to the NBER.

Applicants must be US Citizens or lawfully admitted for permanent residence and enrolled as a PhD student in the greater Boston area. Students from other PhD programs who will be resident in the Boston area during the fellowship may also apply.

NBER encourages applications from women, members of groups under-represented in the economics profession, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Applications must be marked “Complete” by the deadline for consideration.

Application Requirements:
  • Question and Answer
  • Brief Research Proposal on your planned fellowship research
  • Letters of Reference
  • CV
Application deadline: 12/08/2022
Reference Instructions:
Recommendation Letter from dissertation advisor
  • Application Deadline Has Passed