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EconLab RA Openings

RA Opportunities in Economics for 2023

Title: Research Assistant for Prof. Stéphane Mechoulan, Dalhousie University

*Update: August 11, 2023 - This position has been filled, but students are welcome to still reach out to Prof. Mechoulan for any other open positions he may be aware of.

Key details:

  • Hours are negotiable, the schedule is flexible, the duration is over three months, and the pay is competitive.

Project description:

The theme of the research is the effect of social media exposure on students' academic outcomes.

Position description:

This project provides an original research opportunity for a Stata proficient student interested in applied empirical microeconomics. The tasks include combining data sets, linking observations over data sets, generating output tables and graphs.

This supervised work should provide the research assistant with an opportunity to apply or gain useful skills in applied microeconomic analysis and help identify promising areas of research to pursue for their future work. The student would be exposed to a variety of tools and contemporary techniques that will enhance their graduate school and/or professional prospects. 


To apply, please send a resume and statement of interest to Prof. Mechoulan at Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.