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Economic Research Assistant; Lab Experiment, Data Analysis


Researchers from the Economics Department are currently working on a project related to behavioral economics. We are seeking motivated undergraduate students in assisting a lab experiment that involves human subjects. The study will be conducted in Fall 2016 under the supervision of Professor Nikolov.

Responsibilities for research assistants include:
・Attending project meetings
・Recruiting study subjects
・Communicating and coordinating logistics with study subjects
・Assisting in implementing the logistics of the lab study
・Collecting and analyzing data

・Strong communication and analytical skills
・Willing to commit the project (peak periods will entail around 10 hrs/week)
・All majors are welcome but we especially welcome applications from students in the social science and science majors, e.g., Economics, Psychology, Math, Engineering

We will review applications and conduct interviews on an ongoing basis.

Faculty Advisor: Plamen Nikolov, Assistant Professor

Academic Department: Economics


Classification: Volunteer

Position Availability:

  • Fall


  • Junior
  • Senior

Appropriate Major(s):

  • All Majors

Minimum GPA (if applicable): 3.0

Pre-requisite coursework/experience: Open to all majors, but applications are especially welcome from social science and science majors, e.g., Economics, Psychology, Math, Engineering

Application Deadline: 5/31/2019

Application Procedure:

Please send (1)cover outlining your qualifications and interest in the position, (2)resume, (3) 4-5 page writing sample, (4) unofficial copy of your transcript to with subject line: RA application.

Last Updated: 12/12/18