Research Data Analyst
Institution: The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM) is seeking to hire one or more Research Data Analysts with a deep interest in economic research, to assist with faculty-led research with several public policy topics, including tax reform, spending policies, education, health care, entitlements reform, and the federal budget. Job responsibilities include collecting data, performing statistical and econometric analyses, writing research reports, and providing research-related technical programming support.
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related discipline. A thorough understanding of economics, ability to use statistical and programming tools, and self-motivation are highly valued in performing these functions. The ideal candidate is interested in spending two years with us before heading to graduate school.
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Your resume should include overall GPA, GPA by field(s), a partial list of advanced courses taken in related disciplines listed above, and any computer skills, including coding languages.
More about PWBM:
The Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM) is a non-partisan, research-based initiative that provides accurate and transparent economic analysis of public policy. As the honest broker operating at the intersection of public policy and cutting-edge economics modeling, PWBM does not make policy recommendations. PWBM’s work is widely cited and has been influential in many key recent policy discussions, including tax reform, infrastructure, budget reconciliation, pre-K education, paid family leave, universal basic income, debt, Social Security, health care and many other areas.
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