JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

University of Chicago Law School

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Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics
Research Specialist

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469262
Date Posted: 04/15/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Specialist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: K0 -- General
Complex data analysis
Programming with Stata
Research Specialist
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics at the University of Chicago Law School seeks a Research Specialist to participate in scientific research projects, ensure compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates, analyze possible solutions using standard procedures, write articles, reports and manuscripts, and assists in drafting presentations on research findings. The Institute promotes the understanding and dissemination of the economic approach to law. For more information about the Institute, please visit

-Builds and manages data sets.
-Builds and tests econometric models.
-Helps with the design of experimental and survey studies.
-Conducts complex data analysis.
-Writes and edits research documentation.
-Discovers new data sources and cleans/prepares data for faculty use.

-A degree with training statistical methods, including familiarity with experimental methods.
-An advanced degree in economics or related field with evidence of strong mathematics, statistics, and metrics background strongly.

-Programming with Stata, as well as statistical packages such as Matlab or R.
-Programming in Python. Familiarity with programming languages such as Perl or Ruby.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2022