Assist the research team with data collection, management, and analysis. Responsibilities include documenting incoming data, cleaning and preparing datasets for analysis, matching, sampling, and conducting randomization across multiple projects.
Contribute to building traditional statistical models and machine learning algorithms for a variety of research projects.
Prepare results for memos, spreadsheets, and presentations targeting both policymakers and academic audiences.
Assist with coordinating research activities, communicating with partner agencies, and managing project deliverables.
Assist in writing grant proposals, prepare human subjects protocols and amendments for IRB.
Conduct thorough and critical reviews of relevant literature.
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in economics, statistics, or other relevant social/mathematical science field.
Coursework in econometrics and/or mathematical statistics.
A minimum of one year of relevant research experience. Experience gained in school counts towards qualification.
Work with Stata, R, Python, and/or other programming languages.
Practice with large and complex datasets.
Handle field experiments / randomized controlled trials.
Strong interest in environmental policy.
Substantial background in applied statistics & modeling.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Work both independently, in a self-directed manner, and as a team member.
Work discreetly with sensitive and confidential data.
This position will perform tasks mostly indoors in an office setting.
Work independently for periods of eight (8) hours or more.
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