Call for Proposals for PER Research Fellow (MA Students)

The Program for Economic Research (PER) invites applications for the PER Research Fellow program. PER supports research activities at the highest level and aims to promote research collaboration and development of new research areas within the field. PER will award up to 3 grants of $2,000 each for MA student elected by a faculty in the Department of Economics. Each MA student will work jointly with a faculty member.

The allocation of funds is subject to student’s employment eligibility. Variables include the student’s citizenship and appointment/fellowship status with the University.

The allocation of funds is subject to student’s employment eligibility.  Variables include the student’s citizenship and appointment/fellowship status with the University.

Application Guidance:

MA students in the Department of Economics at Columbia University are eligible to apply for the PER Research Fellow program. Participating faculty members will be encouraged to provide extra funding support for the PER Research Fellow. Award recipients are required to identify PER’s sponsorship on all published papers.

Applicants should submit:

  • A one-page cover letter that describes the applicant’s research interest and relevant skills, including
    experience with computer programming languages, statistical software packages, database applications, and
    machine learning techniques.
  •  Current CV
    • Applications should be submitted electronically as a single PDF FILE document to:
    econ-per@columbia.edu

Duration:                             June, July, August

Award Amount:                 $2,000

Application Deadline:      Monday, April 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Please contact PER at econ-per@columbia.edu with any questions on this process.

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1022 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Mail Code 3308

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

Ph: (212) 854-3680
Fax: (212) 854-0749
Business Hours:
Mon–Fri, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.