Research Support Analyst

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Research Support Analyst
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 33142
Salary: $23.04 - $45.54 hourly

Position Description:
Economics professors Dan Benjamin (University of California, Los Angeles), Miles Kimball (University of Colorado Boulder), Ori Heffetz (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Kristen Cooper (Gordon College) and their co-authors employ a full-time research assistant at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a start date during the summer of 2021. This position is ideal for individuals interested in behavioral economics research and likely to pursue a PhD in economics. Current research focuses on conducting surveys to shed light on what respondents mean when they answer questions about their own happiness, and on developing methods to use such survey responses to measure personal and national well-being.

Research assistants might also help with other projects in behavioral economics (e.g., developing theory and running experiments to understand people's biased beliefs about random processes). For examples of past research, see

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,

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Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 2/17/2033
Work Type: Full Time