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EconLab RA Openings

RA Opportunities in Economics

 Northwestern’s Global Poverty Research Lab, RA Position: GPRL is currently seeking a Research Assistant to work on one or more development economics projects with Prof. Christopher Udry for the winter and spring 2021 quarters. The projects involve data cleaning, analysis, and other potential research activities relating to a series of datasets on socioeconomic development in Ghana. Proficiency in quantitative social science methods and Stata (or a strong interest in learning these) is required.

The Undergraduate Research Office has informed us of the following hiring constraints:

  • students should be in their first or second years
  • they must be in the United States at the time of hire (i.e., beginning of winter quarter)
Other students interested in future opportunities or academic study are welcome to contact us about their research/academic interests, but please know that we are not actively hiring for other positions at this time.

Please submit a CV, unofficial transcript, and a few sentences on your interest in economic development to Andre Nickow ( if you would like to apply.


RA Opportunities within Northwestern

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RA Opportunities Outside of Northwestern

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