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Research Assistant Positions not at the NBER

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.


Research Assistants
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Ugo Troiano
Institution: University of Michigan
Field(s): Public Finance, focused on tax policy, local budgeting and government expenditures on health and education
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Research Associate
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Christopher Mayer and Tomasz Piskorski
Institution: Columbia Business School, Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate
Field(s): Financial Economics, Public Economics, Real Estate
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Economist
Sponsoring Researcher: Kent Smetters
Institution: Wharton School
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Field Research Associate - Cambridge, New York City, and South Carolina
Sponsoring Researcher: Amy Finkelstein
Field(s): Applied Microeconomics, Health Care, Maternal and Child Health
Institution: J-PAL/MIT
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Full Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Craig Garthwaite
Institution: J.L. Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
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Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researchers: Victor Couture and Christopher Palmer
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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Research Assistant
Field(s) of research:
Economic analyses of energy, climate, and environmental policy
Economics of ecosystems, forests, biodiversity, water, and other natural resources
Benefit-cost analysis of environmental regulations
Environment and the economy of developing countries
Institution: Resources for the Future
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Research Professional, Full-Time
Sponsoring researcher: Amir Sufi
Field(s) of research: Economics and Finance
Institution: University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Initiative on Global Markets
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Research Assistant / Data Analyst for 2015-2016 academic year
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Laurence Baker, Kate Bundorf, Maria Polyakova
Institution: Stanford University, School of Medicine, Department of Health Research and Policy
Field(s): Health Economics, Health Policy
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Research Fellow, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Susan Athey, Lanier Benkard, Guido Imbens, and other faculty
Institution: Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
More information about this fellowship opportunity can be found here

Research Associate
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Kent Smetters
Field(s) of research: housing finance, tax reform, entitlements reform, and the federal budget
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
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Research Professional for the 2014-15 academic year
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Marianne Bertrand
Field(s) of research: poverty, youth development, education policy, labor market policy, crime prevention
Institution: Poverty Lab at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Statistician, Economics
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Zack Cooper (Yale), John Van Reenen (London School of Economics), and Martin Gaynor (Carnegie Mellon)
Field(s) of Research: Health Economics
Institution: Yale University (Institution for Social and Policy Studies
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Research Professional
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Matthew Gentzkow
Field(s) of Research: Applied Microeconomics
Institution: University of Chicago
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Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher(s): David Chan
Field(s) of Research: Health Care and Productivity
Institution: Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Strategic Data Project Fellowship
Field(s) of Research: Education Policy
Institution: Harvard University
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Full-Time Research Assistants and Post-Doctoral Scholars
Sponsoring researchers: Paul Collier, Vernon Henderson & Tony Venables
Institutions: LSE and Oxford
Fields: Development economics, urban and spatial economics
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Deputy Director
Institution: Stanford University
Field(s) of Research: International Economics and Development Economics
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Data Analyst
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Marcella Alsan
Institution: Stanford University
Field(s):Global and Historical Public Health
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Postdoctoral Research Positions
Institution: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Field(s) of Research: Decision Making, Risk Management and/or Insurance as Applied to Natural Hazards, Flood Risk and Resilience
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Research Data Analyst
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Victor Couture and Amir Kermani
Institution: the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Field(s): Economic Geography/Urban Economics, Macroeconomics and Consumer Finance
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Research Fellow, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Susan Athey, Lanier Benkard, Guido Imbens, Wes Hartmann, and other faculty
Institution: Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
More information about this fellowship opportunity can be found here

Full-Time Research Assistant
Sponsoring Researcher(s): Susan Athey, Markus Mobius, Justin Rao, and Paul Oka
Institution: Microsoft Research New England (Cambridge, MA)
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Research Assistant
Institution: Iowa State University
Field(s) of Research: Family Finance
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Postdoctoral Scholar
Sponsoring Researcher(s):James Heckman
Institution: University of Chicago Economics Research Center
Field(s) of Research: Aspects of human development
The full description and job posting can be found here:
https://heckman.uchicago.edu/page/seeking-postdoctoral-scholars#

Sponsoring Researcher(s): Dave Donaldson
Field(s) of Research: International Trade, Development Economics, Economic History, Economic Geography/Urban Economics.
Institution: Stanford University, Department of Economics
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