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Kellogg Global Poverty Research lab Position #1:  Household definitions in international surveys vary but are essential to understanding demographic and poverty trends. The student will work on a project that examines varying definitions of a ‘household’ in international household surveys and implications for measures such as household size, number of earning members and per capita consumption.

Qualifications: Interest in international development and/or econometric research, detail-oriented and organized, careful about following instructions and documentation, willing to learn, familiarity with Stata desired, but not required

Interested candidates should send their CV and a short (max 150 words) paragraph explaining their interest in the project and/or international development to tyler.box@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Kellogg Global Poverty Research Lab Position # 2: Household definitions in international surveys vary but are essential to understanding demographic and poverty trends.  The student will work on a project that examines varying definitions of a ‘household’ in many international household surveys and implications for measures such as household size, number of earning members and per capita consumption. They will work in Stata with survey datasets to:

Qualifications: Interest in international development and/or econometric research, detail-oriented and organized: Careful about following instructions and maintaining documentation, familiar with Stata and willing to learn more as required, coursework in microeconomics is preferred but not required, ideally seeking junior or senior year students.

Interested candidates should send their CV and a short (max 150 words) paragraph explaining their interest in the project and/or international development to tyler.box@kellogg.northwestern.edu

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