Research Assistant
The Urban Institute - United States

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Overview:

Under close supervision by more experienced researchers, assists Institute Fellow with research on budget, tax, retirement policy (Social Security, pensions, etc.), and other public finance issues.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include developing research topics, writing outlines and rough drafts, editing written materials, collecting and analyzing data, preparing charts, tables, and presentations, organizing projects and events.

Qualifications:

BA/BS in economics, public policy, mathematics, or a relevant social science/policy field. Must have strong attention to detail and be able to work well independently and on a team.
Experience with MS Office (especially Excel) is required. Prior knowledge of statistical software package (SAS, SPSS, STATA, etc.) is desired, but the ability to learn and strong quantitative skills are a must.

The Urban Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/H. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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