Research Assistant, Economic Policy

Location
Washington, D.C
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 11, 2019
Closes
Jul 18, 2019
Ref
2019-1221
Function
Administrative
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time research assistant to James Pethokoukis, the editor of the AEI blog, AEIdeas.

The research assistant will work closely with Mr. Pethokoukis as he produces a variety of policy analyses on tech policy for the blog and outside media entities. The research assistant will also play a driving role in producing the scholar's podcast and video projects. In addition, the research assistant will edit and publish blog posts for AEIdeas. He or she will work closely with AEI scholars and staff to generate blog posts that are lively and stimulating. This position will also use the latest in blog and other social media technology to extend the reach of AEI's ideas and expose new audiences to AEI's work.

The successful candidate will have excellent writing and editing skills, a background in economics, knowledge of tech policy issues, and a commitment to the Institute's foundational principles.

About AEI

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.

AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars' conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.

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