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This page provides links to full-time job listings for bachelor's degree candidates, graduate students, or post-docs, where a substantial share of the work involves assisting economics researchers prepare papers for publication in academic journals, through, for example, collection and analysis of datasets or field research. Positions typically have an expected duration of 1 to 3 years, and typically give priority to candidates looking to continue to the next stage of their academic career upon completion of the position. This page does not include listings for jobs that utilize economic analysis for purposes other than academic research, such as economics consulting firms and financial services firms; university career offices typically manage these postings.




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2 Full-time Post-Doctoral Associate
Sponsoring Researcher: Erik Brynjolfsson & Kristina McElheran
Institution: MIT IDE
Fields: Economics, Finance, Entrepreneurial Management
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Full-time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: Timothy Layton
Institution: Harvard University
Field of Research: Health economics
Link for Job Posting

Research Professional (full-time position)
Sponsoring Researcher: Steven Levitt
Field(s) of Research: Applied microeconomics
Institution: University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute
Link for Job Posting

NYU Stern Finance Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Sabrina Howell
Institution: New York University Stern School of Business
Fields: Economics, Finance
Link for Job Posting

Research Associate
Sponsoring Researchers: Chris Malloy & Lauren Cohen
Institution: Harvard University, Business School
Field(s) of research: Finance & Entrepreneurial Management
Link for Job Posting
To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and writing sample to Andressa Martins (amartins@hbs.edu).

Research Fellow (multiple openings)
Sponsoring Researchers: Ian Ayres and Zachary Liscow
Field(s) of research: Law and Economics, Public Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Institution: Yale Law School
Link for Job Posting

Full-time Research Associate
Sponsoring Researcher: Lucian Bebchuk
Field of Research: Corporate Governance
Institution: Harvard Law School, Program on Corporate Governance
Link for Job Posting

Energy and Environment Lab Research Fellow
Sponsoring Researcher: Michael Greenstone
Institutions: The University of Chicago Energy and Environment Lab
Link for Job Posting

Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Sponsoring Researcher: Michael Greenstone
Institutions: The Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC)
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Analyst (multiple openings)
Sponsoring Researchers: Joseph Gyourko and the faculty of the Wharton Real Estate Department
Fields of Research: Real estate, urban economics, household finance, applied microeconomics
Institution: University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center
Link for Job Posting

W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellowships
Sponsoring Researcher(s): John Cochrane, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow
Field(s) of Research: economics, finance, political science, business, history, public policy, cyber security,
American politics, international studies, international relations, law
Institution: The Hoover Institution at Stanford University
To Apply
Information on Hoover Institution National Fellows: http://www.hoover.org/fellows/category/national-fellows

Full-time Predoctoral Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researchers: Magne Mogstad, Manasi Deshpande, Thibaut Lamadon, and Alessandra Voena
Institution: The University of Chicago
Field of research: Labor Economics, Public Economics
Link for Job Posting

Full-time Research Professional
Sponsoring Researchers: Felix Tintelnot and Lawrence Schmidt
Institution: The Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago
Field of research: International Trade, Macroeconomics, and Finance
Link for Job Posting

Research Fellow
Sponsoring Researchers: Ian Dew-Becker, Effi Benmelech, Ravi Jagannathan, Torben Andersen, David Matsa, Carola Frydman and other faculty in Kellogg Finance
Institution: Kellogg Finance Department at Northwestern University
Field of research: Empirical or theoretical economics research projects
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: Amy Finkelstein
Institution: MIT
Field of research: Empirical research in health economics
Link for Job Description

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: Amy Finkelstein
Institution: J-PAL North America, MIT
Field of research: randomized evaluations in health economics
Link for Job Posting

(Pre-doctoral)Senior Research Specialist 1 for the 2018-2019 academic year
Sponsoring Researchers: Mark Aguiar, Gene Grossman, Oleg Itskhoki, Stephen Redding, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Fields of research: International trade, international macroeconomics
Institution: Princeton University, International Economics Section (IES)
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Eduardo Davila, Cecilia Parlatore
Fields of Research: Macroeconomics, Financial Economics
Institution: New York University, Stern School
Link for Job Posting

Senior Research Specialist I (multiple openings)
Sponsoring Researcher: Atif Mian, Maryam Farboodi, Adrien Matray, David Schoenherr, Motohiro Yogo and others
Institution: Princeton University, Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance
Fields: Applied Macroeconomics, Finance
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Professional
Sponsoring Researcher: Lubos Pastor and Zhiguo He
Institution: University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Fama-Miller Center for Research in Finance
Field(s): Financial Economics
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: Professor Amanda Kowalski
Institution: University of Michigan
Field(s): Health economics
Link for Job Posting

Pre-Doctoral Research Fellows
Sponsoring Researcher: Joshua Angrist, David Autor, and Parag Pathak
Institution: MIT
Field(s): Economics of education
Link for job posting

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: Jonathan Parker and Antoinette Schoar
Institution: MIT
Field(s): Housing economics, banking and consumer finance, micro-econometrics, and applied microeconomics
Link for Job Posting

Pre-Doctoral Fellows
Sponsoring Researcher: Roland Fryer
Institution: Harvard University
Field(s): Economics
Link for Job Posting

(Pre-doctoral) Full-Time Senior Research Specialist I for the 2018-2019 academic year
Sponsoring Researchers: Henrik Kleven, Ilyana Kuziemko
Field(s) of Research: Public Economics, Public Finance
Institution: Princeton University, Princeton Program in Public Economics
Link for Job Posting

Pre-Doctoral Fellows
Sponsoring Researcher: Bruce Meyer
Institution: University of Chicago, Harris School
Field(s): Economics
Link for Job Posting

Full-time Research Professional
Sponsoring Researcher: Jonathan Dingel
Institution: University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Field(s): Economics
Link for Job Posting

(Pre-doctoral) Senior Research Specialist 1 for the 2018-2019 academic year
Sponsoring Researcher: Orley Ashenfelter, Will Dobbie, Henry Farber, Alan Krueger, David Lee, Alexandre Mas, Christopher Neilson, Cecilia Rouse, Leah Boustan
Institution: Princeton University, Industrial Relations Section (IRS)
Field of research: applied microeconomics, labor economics, economics of education, applied econometrics, public policy
Link for Job Posting

Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Sponsoring Researchers: Raj Chetty, John Friedman, Nathaniel Hendren
Institutions: Stanford University, Brown University, Harvard University
Fields of Research: Applied Microeconomics
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: John van Reenen
Institution: MIT
Field: Applied microeconomics
Link for Job Posting

Research Associate
Sponsoring Researcher: William Goetzmann
Institution: Yale University
Field(s):Economics and Finance
Link for Job Posting

Research Professional for the 2018-19 academic year, Full-time
Sponsoring Researchers: Amir Sufi
Institution: University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Initiative on Global Markets
Field(s): Economics and Finance
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Assistant in Pre-Doctoral Training Program
Sponsoring Researchers: Dan Benjamin, David Cesarini, and David Laibson
Institution: Harvard University
Field: Genomics, Economics, Neuroscience, Sociology, Statistics, Data Science
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: Zirui Song
Institution: Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy
Field: Health Economics, Health Policy
Link for Job Posting: please search for requisition number 43424BR

Research Fellows
Sponsoring Researchers:John J. Donohue, Jacob Goldin, Daniel Ho, Daniel Kessler, and Alison Morantz
Institution: Stanford Law School
Field of research:Empirical legal and social science research
Link for Job Posting

Executive Director
Sponsoring Researcher: Justine Hastings
Institution: Brown University, Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab (RIIPL)
Field(s): Applied Microeconomics, Public Policy
Link for Job Posting

Project Manager
Sponsoring Researcher: Justine Hastings
Institution: Brown University, Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab (RIIPL)
Field(s): Applied Microeconomics, Public Policy
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researchers: Eric Budish, Rebecca Dizon-Ross, Rick Hornbeck, Neale Mahoney, Pascal Noel, Owen Zidar, Seth Zimmerman, Eric Zwick
Institution: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Field of research: Applied Economics
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: Heidi Williams
Institution: MIT
Field: Applied microeconomics
Link for Job Posting

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Sponsoring Researcher: Maya Rossin-Slater
Institution: Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
Field(s): Health Policy, Maternal and Child Health, Public Economics
Link for Job Posting

Pharmacoeconomics Research Fellow
Institution: The Health Care Cost Institute
Field(s) of Research: Health Care Economics, Pharmaceuticals
Link for Job Posting

Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: Daniel Benjamin
Institutions: Center for Economic and Social Research, University of Southern California
Field: Behavioral Economics
Link for Job Posting

Project Manager (PM)
Sponsoring Researchers: Marcella Alsan
Fields(s) of research: Oakland Health Disparities Project
Institution: Stanford University
Link for Job Posting

Research Professional
Sponsoring Researchers: Lars Peter Hansen and Andrew Lo
Institution: Becker Friedman Institute of the University of Chicago
Fields(s) of research: Macroeconomics, Finance, Econometrics
Link for Job Posting - to requisition 102664

Position: Research Professional
Sponsoring Researcher: Marianne Bertrand (at The Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation)
Fields(s) of research: Economics, Social impact
Institution: University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Link for Job Posting

Research Associate
Sponsoring Researcher: Daniel Gross
Institution: Harvard University, Business School
Field(s) of research: Strategy Quantitative Analysis
Link for Job Posting

Research Associate – Finance
Sponsoring Researchers: Patrick Bolton, Bob Hodrick, Wei Jiang
Institution: Columbia Business School
Fields: Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance, Contract Theory, Industrial Organization, Behavioral Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, Private Equity, Corporate Governance, Hedge Funds
Link for Job Posting

Research Specialist
Sponsoring Researcher: Lars Peter Hansen, and Andrew W. Lo
Institution: University of Chicago
Field(s): Macroeconomic
Link for Job Posting

Research Associate (pre-doctoral)
Sponsoring Researcher: Marco Di Maggi, Malcolm Baker, Juliane Begenau, Robin Greenwood, Sam Hanson, Emil Siriwardane and Adi Sunderam
Institution: Harvard Business School
Field(s): Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, Household Finance, Financial Institutions.
Link for Job Posting

Research Manager - J-PAL North America
Sponsoring Researcher: Katherine Baicker
Institution: MIT
Field(s) of research: Public Health, Health Economics
Link for Job Posting

Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher: Luigi Zingales
Institution: University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State
Field(s) of research: Economics and Finance
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Professional
Sponsoring Researcher: John List
Institution: University of Chicago
Field: Experimental Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Link for Job Posting

Junior Fellow in Economics and Data Science
Sponsoring Researcher: Justine Hastings
Institution: Brown University, Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab (RIIPL)
Field(s): Applied Microeconomics, Computer Science, Data Science
Link for Job Posting

Research Associate
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Christopher Mayer and Tomasz Piskorski
Institution: Columbia Business School, Paul Milstein Center
Field(s): Financial Economics, Public Economics, Real Estate
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Tim Layton, and Mark Shepard
Institution: Harvard University, Kennedy School and Medical School
Field(s) of Research: Health Economics
Link for Job Posting and search for job requisition number 41816BR

Research Analyst
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Katherine Baicker, Meredith Rosenthal
Institution: Harvard Chan School of Public Health
Field(s) of Research: Health economics
Link for Job Posting

Research Fellowships
Sponsoring Researcher: Tomas Philipson
Institution: Becker Friedman Institute's Health Economics, University of Chicago
Field(s) of research: Health Economics
Link for Job Posting

Research Fellow (Pre- or Post-Doctoral)
Sponsoring Researcher: Matthew Grennan and Ashley Swanson
Institution: The Wharton School and Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics Research, University of Pennsylvania
Fields of Research: Health economics, industrial organization
Link for Job Posting

Pre-Doctoral Fellows
Sponsoring Researcher: Professor Day Manoli
Institution: University of Texas, Austin (for work in Washington, DC)
Field(s) of research: Behavioral Science, Public Economics
Link for Job Posting

Postdoctoral Fellow
Sponsoring Researcher: Mushfiq Mobarak
Institutions: Yale University, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Innovations for Poverty Action,
and the International Growth Centre
Field(s) of Research: Urban services in Bangladesh
Full description
Link for Job Posting

Full-Time Research Associate in Kellogg Strategy Department
Sponsoring Researcher: Craig Garthwaite
Institution: Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
Field(s): Applied Microeconomics
Link for Job Posting

Research Fellow
Sponsoring Researcher: Ian Ayres and Zach Liscow
Field: Law and Economics
Institution: Yale Law School
Link for Job Posting

Research Analyst (multiple openings)
Sponsoring Researcher: Thomas Kane
Field(s) of Research: Education Policy
Institution: Harvard University, Center for Education Policy Research
Link for Job Posting

Research Fellow: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Susan Athey, Lanier Benkard, Guido Imbens, and other faculty
Fields: Economics, Political Economics, and more
Institution: Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
Link for Job Posting

Research Associate – Finance & Economics (F&E) Division – Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
Sponsoring researchers: Stephen Zeldes, Andreas Mueller, Pierre Yared, Emi Nakamura, Amit Khandelwal, Ann Bartel, Jonas Hjort, Matthew Backus and others
Institution: Columbia Business School
Fields of Research: Macroeconomics, microeconomics, financial economics, information economics, econometrics, economics of resources and the environment, auctions, game theory, etc.
This position as well as other Research Associate positions can be accessed at the following link: http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/faculty-research/research/job-opportunities/research-associate

Strategic Data Project Fellowship
Field(s) of Research: Education Policy
Institution: Harvard University
Link for Job Posting



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