JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023

London School of Economics

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International Development
Pre-doctoral Research Assistant

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471581
Date Posted: 03/01/2023
Date Inactive: 07/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Pre-doctoral Research Assistant
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: London, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classification: O1 -- Economic Development
Development and Political Economy
Salary Range: 38,000-44,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We are looking for a pre-doctoral research assistant to work at the London School of Economics under the supervision of Sandra Sequeira. The job will entail close collaboration on a number of new and ongoing projects on a broad range of topics in applied microeconomics, development economics and political economy, using “big data” and experimental and quasi-experimental methods to identify causal effects and test the predictions of economic models. There will also be opportunities to directly engage with research partners in the field from a range of organizations (UN, non-profits, etc) and for co-authorship in academic papers.

The successful candidate should have a completed Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and/or a completed (or nearly completed) Master’s degree in economics or other closely related discipline, strong quantitative and data analysis skills, strong programming skills, confidence with the use of different data management software and the ability to manage own areas of responsibility independently without constant direct supervision. Experience in Stata/R is essential and experience with Arc Gis and machine learning is highly desirable. There are three positions open.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 03/31/2023