JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Research Analyst (Azoulay/Graff Zivin)

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455562
Date Posted: 05/16/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Analyst (Azoulay/Graff Zivin)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Life Sciences
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Bureau of Economic Research is the nation’s leading non-profit economic research organization.

The NBER has an opening for a Research Analyst (RA) who will support a project on the economics of innovation and science, focused on the life sciences sector.

Responsibilities are expected to include:
• Writing programs to match disparate data sources,
• Working with data sets, cleaning and running checks to spot errors, and preparing data for analysis,
• Assisting with literature reviews,
• Assisting in the preparation of academic papers being submitted to journals,
• Any other work assigned by Research Managers or PIs.

Candidates for this position will have either a bachelor’s degree in computer science, economics, or biology. The ideal candidate will have good programing skills and knowledge of machine learning techniques. Strong familiarity with Stata and MySQL is definitely a plus.

The position is an especially good match for candidates contemplating application to a PhD program in economics or management in the near future.

For more information on the NBER, please visit

No phone calls, please.

The NBER is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2016