Call for Proposals for PER Research Summer Fellow (MA Students)

The Program for Economic Research (PER) invites applications for the 2020 PER Summer Research Fellow program.  PER will award up to six grants of $2,000 each for M.A. student elected by a faculty in the Department of Economics.  Each M.A. 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. 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:

  • An Application Form
  • One-page cover letter describing 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:      Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM

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.
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