Research Assistant/Associate, Housing Center

Washington, D.C
Mar 14, 2020
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The AEI Housing Center is seeking a full-time research assistant/associate to work with Edward J. Pinto and Tobias Peter on research focusing on domestic housing, historical and current mortgage lending policies, and financial policy reform. This new research assistant/associate will begin in summer 2020.

Primary assignments will include maintaining the center's various indexes and large databases; providing research support in the form of data management, retrieval, and analysis; editing and contributing to scholarly papers, articles, and op-eds; and creating and formatting charts and tables, graphic displays, and presentations.

Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in economics and public policy, experience with acquiring data from official sources and analyzing large data sets, and knowledge of economic methodologies and statistical programs-preferably STATA. A strong math and statistics background is required, and coursework in linear algebra, multivariable calculus, and econometrics is strongly preferred. Strong Excel skills are required, and experience with Tableau is preferred.

AEI offers a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, unofficial academic transcripts, and a writing sample with their online application.

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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