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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Associate, Policy Impacts in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Associate, Policy Impacts

  • Job Number: 23245

  • Functional Area: Academic (non-faculty)

  • Department: Economics

  • School Area: Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

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    Job Description

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Economics, to join Nathaniel Hendren in conducting economic analysis on the welfare impacts of government policies. Will be part of Policy Impacts ( , an organization co-founded by Professor Hendren, that is dedicated to improving the quality of government decision-making by promoting standardization in policy analysis; and work closely with Nathaniel Hendren and a range of collaborators at other universities along with a research team of pre-doctoral fellows based at MIT.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a doctoral degree in economics, education, public policy, political science, computer science, or a related field; a demonstrated track record of conducting microeconomic analysis and measuring the welfare impact of government policies using a public economic toolkit; and strong management, communication, and technical skills. Job #23245A full job posting and additional application instructions are available at this link ( .This is a full-time, one-year appointment that is renewable annually. An employment term of at least two years is strongly preferred.The expected starting salary range is competitive with the market.MIT can sponsor visas for this position.9/27/23