Research Assistant Position in Economics

Summer job description:  research assistant in economics


The department of economics is looking for a full-time research assistant who will engage in designing and building a database to track the performance of its alumni.  The research assistant will also have the opportunity to engage in analysis of the data collected, using statistical software such as STATA.


Qualifications: we are looking for a senior-undergraduate student with strong excel skills. The successful candidate must be organized, independent and self-motivated.

Prior experience with database management will be an asset.  Prior knowledge of econometrics is an asset, as is experience with data analysis.  Preference will be given to candidates with a prior knowledge of STATA.


Timing and hours:   35 hours per week for 12 weeks, beginning early May.

If interested, submit a CV, cover letter and any evidence of data analysis and econometric skills to Professor Hamilton by April 29, 2016:   (email Subject: Summer RA Alumni Job)