JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: San Francisco Bay Area, California, UNITED STATES
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Full Text of JOE Listing:
MetroSight provides a variety of research and consulting services related to metropolitan growth patterns, housing and land use policy, and real estate. Founded in November 2019 by a former Trulia Chief Economist and UC Berkeley lecturer in econometrics, MetroSight performs rigorous data-driven analysis to provide clear and digestible insight. The firm's clientele includes a mix of public and private entities, large and small, with a variety of needs and use-cases.
MetroSight is seeking to fill a bench of researchers to take on future projects alongside their academic routine. Applicants are welcome at any career stage, from graduate students to tenured professors. Compensation shall be set on a project-by-project basis. Most projects will require coding, typically in Stata, R and/or Python.
Examples of projects include housing and land use policy analysis, the prediction of residential development patterns, data-driven writing for a lay audience, the creation of economic indices from novel data sources, validation and demonstration of novel data products' value (e.g. information derived from satellite-imagery), and more.
Check out our website at .
Work at MetroSight is remote. Non-local applicants welcome.
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