2015-16 Economics Department Newsletter #14
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Economics Department Newsletter

February 8, 2016
Upcoming Events:
Thursday, February 11
4:00pm;  Griffin 6
Economics Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar

Are There Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles? The Importance of Local Factors by Erin Mansur, Revers Professor of Business Administration at Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College and Research Associate at National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
Summer Research Assistant Opportunities in the Economics Department:

Economics majors, POEC majors, and any other students who will have completed any of the intermediate core courses (Econ 251, 252, or 255, or POEC 250 or 253) by the end of the spring 2016 semester can apply to be a summer research assistant in the economics department.  Details can be found here.
External Employment Opportunities and Internships:

Mathematica Policy Research
Rising juniors and seniors are encourage to apply for MPR's Business Proposal Internship in Princeton, NJ and Washington, DC.

The following positions at MPR are open to Spring 2016 or recent graduates:
Program Associate Health Policy - Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; and Ann Arbor, MI
Research Assistant/Programmer - Princeton, NJ and Ann Arbor, MI
Proposal Associate - Princeton, NJ

BEEP Lab at Carnegie Mellon University
Lab Manager

The Behavioral Economics and Evidence-Based Policy Lab is looking to hire a full-time lab manager.  Details can be found in their job listing.  The application deadline is February 12, 2016.

The Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
Database Administrator/Research Analyst

For more information on this position, please refer to their website and job announcement.
Call for Undergraduate Papers:

The Visible Hand
Cornell Economics Society

Cornell's student-run undergraduate economics journal is currently accepting past papers and original pieces of no specific topic or length for distribution in print across the Cornell campus and online through Cornell Economics Society's websiteStudents should send their submissions as Word documents via email, indicating your college/university and major.  The deadline for submissions is Sunday, February 28, 2016.

Columbia Undergraduate Law Review
This journal is accepting submissions of research articles, senior theses, and essays embracing a wide range of topics related to the field of law for its Spring 2016 issue.  For more information, please view their websiteDetailed submission guidelines can be found here.  The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 11:55pm.
Graduate Programs:

Columbia University
Master of Science in Sustainability Management

For more information on this program, including upcoming campus and online information sessions, please refer to their announcement and website.
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