Thursday, October 29, 2015

Research Assistant, Economic Policy Studies, AEI for May Grad

Tracking Code
842-410
Job Description
The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research is seeking a full-time research assistant to work with an economist. AEI economists study a wide variety of economic policy issues related to the U.S. economy, tax policy, international finance, political economy, energy and the environment, financial services, technology and innovation, and healthcare.  New research assistants will begin in summer 2016.

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, graphic displays, 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 as well as experience with economic methodologies, acquiring data from official sources, analyzing large data sets, and knowledge of statistical programs—preferably STATA. A strong math/statistics background is required, and coursework in linear algebra, multi-variable calculus, and econometrics is strongly preferred.

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 on-line application. Qualified candidates should apply at www.aei.org/jobs. 
Job Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular