NBER's Fellowship Program in Aging and Health Research, funded by the National Institute on Aging and NBER, under the direction of Professor David A. Wise, gives pre-doctoral fellows exposure to a wide range of NBER research projects related to the economics of aging and health care. Participating fellows pursue independent research while benefitting from opportunities for regular interaction with the Bureaus large network of prominent investigators working in this field
Fellows receive a 12-month stipend of $22,920; carrel space and use of computer facilities at the Bureau's Cambridge office; tuition support; and limited funds for travel and research expenses.
Applications are being accepted for 2015-2016. Applicants must be
- US citizens, non-citizen nationals, or lawfully admitted to the US for permanent residence
- Enrolled in a PhD program in the greater-Boston area
Candidates must submit a short research summary no more than 500 words along with a current CV and the names and contact information of two academic references.
NBER encourages applications from individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups; individuals with disabilities; and/or individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Please refer to http://grants.nih.gov/training/faq_diversity.htm#A3 for more information about NIH recruitment goals.
Submit an application form and email your CV and Research Summary.
Candidates must submit a short research summary no more than 500 words along with a current cv and the names and contact information of two academic references.
1) Complete the Application form.
2) Send an email to agfellow at nber.org. Attach your CV and Research Summary. In the Subject Line, please include "Aging Pre-Doc Application" and your last name.
Fellowship awards are contingent on continued funding from the National Institute on Aging.
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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.
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Psychological factors in economic lifecycle
Determinants of work, retirement, and
Behavioral factors in saving
International comparisons of population aging,
retirement, health, and economic circumstances