JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

London School of Economics

International Development
Pre Doctoral Research Officer

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473874
Date Posted: 04/08/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Pre Doctoral Research Officer
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: London, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classifications:
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
P -- Political Economy and Comparative Economic Systems
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Development Economics
Political Economy
Applied Microeconomics
Salary Range: 40,000-48,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We are looking to hire a highly-skilled and motivated individual to work under the direction of Sandra Sequeira at the London School of Economics. The job will entail close collaboration on a number of new and ongoing projects on a broad range of topics in applied microeconomics, development economics and political economy, using “big data” and experimental and quasi-experimental methods to identify causal effects and test the predictions of economic models.

The successful candidate should have a completed Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and/or a completed (or nearly completed) Master’s degree in economics or other closely related discipline, strong quantitative and data analysis skills, strong programming skills and confidence with the use of different data management software and the ability to manage own areas of responsibility independently without constant direct supervision. Experience in Stata is essential, proficiency in R or Python, as well as experience with Arc Gis and machine learning are desirable.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, hybrid working, and excellent training and development opportunities.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 04/20/2024