Research Assistant: Economic Policy Studies

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Location
Washington, D.C
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 25, 2020
Closes
Oct 25, 2020
Ref
2020-1456
Function
Administrative
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
AEI is seeking full-time research assistants to work with senior economists. AEI economists study a wide variety of economic policy issues related to the US economy, tax policy, international finance, political economy, and financial services. New research assistants will begin in summer 2021.

Responsibilities include research support in the form of data management, retrieval, and analysis; editing and contributing to scholarly papers, articles, op-eds, and books; creating and formatting charts, graphics, and tables; and writing literature reviews and background reports using national and international publications.

Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in economics and public policy and experience with economic methodologies, acquiring data from official sources, analyzing large data sets, and knowledge of statistical programs - preferably STATA. Applicants should also be willing to learn new statistical programs. A strong math or statistics background is required, and coursework in linear algebra, multivariable calculus, and econometrics is strongly preferred.

About AEI

AEI offers a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, unofficial academic transcripts, and 500-word writing sample with their online application.

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