2015-16 Economics Department Newsletter #8
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Economics Department Newsletter

November 11, 2015

Economics Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar
Thursday, November 12
Griffin #6

"Bracketing and Risk Preferences: Identification and Estimation in Field Data" by Ted O'Donoghue, Zubrow Professor of Economics at Cornell University

LSE SU Alternative Investments Conference 2016
January 18-19, 2016
The AIC is the world's largest student conference on hedge funds and private equity.  It is comprised of a mixture of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and seminars that aim to offer student delegates a holistic overview of the two industries, along with increased job opportunities through networking.

To learn more, please refer to their
YouTube video, Facebook page, and announcement.  To apply, please visit their website.  All applicant CVs/resumes will be distributed to top recruitment firms, hedge funds, and private equity firms in the UK.


Post-Graduation Opportunities:

The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings Institution - Senior Research Assistant/Analyst
For more information on The Center and this opportunity, please refer to their job posting.

Economic Policy Institute - Research Assistant
EPI, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank conducting research and analysis on the economic status of working America, proposes public policies that protect and improve the economic conditions of low- and middle-income workers and assesses policies with respect to how they affect those workers.  More information about their immediate opening for a RA can be found in their job listing.

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City - Research Associate
The Center for the Advancement of Data and Research in Economics (CADRE) has an opening for a December 2015 or May–August 2016 graduate.  Details are available in their job posting.


Graduate School Programs:
The Wharton School - PhD Program in Applied Economics
For more information on this program, please refer to their announcement and website.

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