MIT Professor Amy Finkelstein is looking to hire highly skilled and motivated full-time research assistants to begin in the summer or fall of 2017 and to work for at least one year, and preferably two as part of her research team. The position will entail close collaboration and assistance with all stages of empirical research in health economics. Examples of the types of projects research assistants would work on include understanding the causes and consequences of large- scale geographic variation in healthcare spending (see e.g. http://economics.mit.edu/files/11525), analysis of market failures and government intervention in health insurance markets (see e.g.
http://economics.mit.edu/files/10388), and studying performance and allocation in the US healthcare sector (see e.g. http://economics.mit.edu/files/11271).
This position is based in the Economics department at MIT.
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