U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division - The Economic Analysis Group in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is soliciting applications for full-time economic research analyst positions in Washington, DC starting summer 2023. The primary focus of our work is applied microeconomics with an emphasis on competitive interactions between firms in specific markets. The Economic Analysis Group is looking for detail-oriented, highly motivated individuals interested in economics. Visit this link for a full description and information on how to apply. Application deadline is April 2, 2023.
Harvard Kennedy School - Professor Amitabh Chandra is seeking a skilled and highly motivated individual to work as a full-time research assistant for a period of at least one year. He is an economist doing empirical research related to health care and public economics. The job will involve close collaboration with Prof. Chandra, his coauthors, and other research assistants, and is designed help the candidate gain skills and experience to prepare for a graduate degree in economics, public policy, or a related discipline. Professor Chandra welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, particularly women, people of color and other marginalized communities which have historically been underrepresented in the field of economics.
Policy Impacts - a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization that promotes standardization in policy analysis, is currently recruiting up to three research fellows who will be based at MIT. The pre-doctoral fellows will work directly with Professor Nathaniel Hendren on research topics in applied micro-economics and empirical welfare analysis. Work will involve detailed and careful coding to welfare impacts of government policies, analysis and coding or large microdatasets, literature reviews, and advanced meta-analysis methods using Stata and GitHub. The priority application deadline is Sunday, February 19, 2023. We will continue to accept applications after the priority deadline through Wednesday, March 8, 2023.
Market Shaping Accelerator, University of Chicago - a research lab aiming to identify the most promising areas for market shaping instruments (such as Advance Market Commitments) to incentivize innovations that address pressing global challenges such as climate change and biosecurity, is recruiting for two positions.
- Policy Lead - will work with Professor Rachel Glennerster and colleagues to support the development and adoption of high impact market shaping proposals that will incentivize innovations that address climate change, biosecurity, and other pressing global challenges.
- Policy Analyst - will work with the Policy Lead, Director, Professor Rachel Glennerster and other colleagues to support the development and adoption of high impact market shaping proposals that will incentivize innovations that address climate change, biosecurity, and other pressing global challenges.
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The Globalization Cluster at Dartmouth College is looking to hire up to two highly skilled and motivated full-time research assistants, to begin in the summer or fall of 2023 and to work for one year on topics in international economics. The position is ideal for individuals with a strong quantitative background, and an interest and enthusiasm in applying this background to the evaluation and design of better economic policy. The position may be extended for an additional year pending funding and performance. Visit this link for full description and information on how to apply.
The MIT Sloan Predoc program is seeking to fill multiple in-person, full-time Pre-Doctoral Technical Associate positions here at Sloan School of Management for a number of professors. Ideally, the candidates will have a strong quantitative background, have strong programming skills and experience (especially in Python, R, or SQL), are able to work independently to solve problems, and have an educational background relevant to the respective position.
Sponsoring Researcher: Tong Liu, Lira Mota, Kerry Siani, Christopher Palmer
Fields of research: Corporate finance, capital markets, macro-finance, entrepreneurial finance, household finance, and micro-econometrics.
Sponsoring Researchers: Larry Schmidt, Taha Choukhmane
Fields of research: Asset pricing, household and consumer finance, behavioral economics, macroeconomics, and micro-econometrics
Sponsoring Researcher: Anna Stansbury
Fields of Research: Labor economics
Sponsoring researcher: Vicky Chuqiao Yang
Fields of research: Computational social science, mathematical modeling
Sponsoring researcher: Dr. Matthew Phillips, Andrew Sutherland, Chloe Xie
Fields of research: Accounting; Information Economics
Sponsoring Researchers: Mert Demirer, Benjamin Vatter
Fields of research: All economics fields
Sponsoring Researcher: Antoinette Schoar
Fields of Research: FinTech, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain, Consumer Finance, and Financial Intermediation
Professor Antoinette Schoar, MIT: Sloan School of Management, is looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as a full-time research assistant for a period of at least one year, with the option to extend to two years. Ideally, the candidate will have a strong quantitative background, have strong programming skills and experience (especially in Python, R, or SQL), are able to work independently to solve problems, and have an educational background in Computer Science, Economics, or Statistics. Visit this link for full description and application information.
The Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM) a non-partisan, research-based initiative that provides economic analysis of public policy, is seeking to hire for immediate employment one Research Data Analyst with a deep interest in economic research, to assist with faculty-led research with several public policy topics. Job responsibilities include collecting data, performing statistical and econometric analyses, authoring research reports, and providing research-related technical programming support. Visit this link for full description and application information.
Heidi Williams is currently accepting applications for pre-doctoral fellows to begin in the summer or fall of 2023 and to be appointed for up to two years. These positions entail close collaboration and assistance with all stages of various empirical research and policy projects related to science and innovation policy. Much of this work will be done in close collaboration with the Institute for Progress (where she is the Director of Science Policy, collaborating with Caleb Watney) and with J-PAL's Science for Progress Initiative (which she co-chairs with Paul Niehaus). Information on how to apply is available here.
MIT Professor Amy Finkelstein is looking to hire highly skilled and motived full-time pre-doctoral research fellows to begin in the spring or summer of 2023 and to work for two years as part of her research team. The position will entail close collaboration and assistance with all stages of empirical research in health economics. This PDF file describes the qualifications needed and how to apply.
Charles River Associates is seeking an Economics Consultant - Analyst/Associate to start work in 2023. An online application is available here.