March 13, 2017
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Economics Department Newsletter
Economics Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar:
Do Black Politicians Matter? by Trevon Logan, Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University
Monday, March 13
Griffin 6

Real World Econ Discussion
Tuesday, March 14
Paresky 114
Grab dinner and come join faculty and students for an informal discussion of economics in the real world. Professor Peter Montiel will be discussing the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the role it plays in the global economy.
[Presented by Economics Student Advisory Committee (ESAC)]

Information Session:
Economics Thesis/Honors Program
Wednesday, March 15
Schapiro 129

All juniors considering writing a thesis are encouraged to attend.

Listening Session:
Underrepresented Voices in Economics
Thursday, March 16
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Gibson room, Dodd House
Do you feel that your voice or identity is underrepresented in economics?  Join us for a listening session, where Prof Sarah Jacobson will listen to your experiences and concerns. Help us make econ a more welcoming place for all.
[Presented by Economics Student Advisory Committee (ESAC)]
Economics TAs for Fall 2017:
If you are interested in being a Teaching Assistant for the Economics Department in Fall 2017, please apply using the link below by Friday, April 14 at noon (12:00pm). We will not accept late applications.
We will need TAs in ECON 110, 120, 251, 252, 255, 205, 456, 502, 503, 504 and POEC 253.  We will also need a Computer TA and general STATA TAs.  There may also be positions open in other economics classes.
Please apply through the following
link.  [Note: to access the application you should log in using your short form email address (e.g.,]

Post-Graduation Opportunities:
Economics Editorial Fellowship
American Economic Association
Pittsburgh, PA

"Your job is to take highly technical academic research articles and summarize them for non-economists, drawing connections to both current events and trends in the economics profession.  You will use relevant data to create static and interactive visualizations that will help build audience interest."  The complete job listing is available on the AEA website.
Application deadline:  April 14, 2017

Mathematica Policy Research
Survey Associate - Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Oakland, CA
Research Assistant/Programmer - Princeton, NJ; Cambridge, MA; Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; Oakland, CA
Program Associate (Govt. Operations) - Princeton, NJ
Junior Healthcare Research Programmer - Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; Ann Arbor, MI; Oakland, CA
Statistical Assistant - Washington, DC

Banking Research Associate
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, MO
The Kansas City Fed is searching for a May–August 2017 graduate obtaining a bachelor’s or master’s degree in economics, stats, math or computer science or having an emphasis in one of those areas.  Information is available on their job portal.
Application deadline:  April 23, 2017

Research Assistant – Financial Regulation and Inclusion and International Macroeconomics
"The Center for Global Development, an independent, non-partisan research organization in Washington, DC seeks a Research Assistant to support the work of a Senior Fellow in the areas of financial regulation, financial inclusion and international macroeconomics."  Details here.

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