Duties: Reporting to the Academic Director, the incumbent will identify questions and unsettled issues in important areas of public policy. Combine insights from economic theory and large data sets to come up with answers where possible. The answers will, in part, help provide advice for a large-scale federal model as well as produce complementary independent research. Must be able to work with a team and under tight deadlines.
This is a 3 year position with the option to extend.
Qualifications: At least a Masters plus a minimum of 4 years of experience at a research institution.
At least completed course requirements for a Ph.D except for dissertation but dissertation defense must be imminent
Excellent research, writing and analytical skills required. Some python and/or C# programming experience desirable. Strong interest in public economics and policy.
Reference Number: 07-25207
Salary Grade: RES
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Wharton Initiative for Public Policy
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research