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Apply For The 2019/2020 SIEPR Predoctoral Researh Fellowship

Brief Description:

The SIEPR/Economics Predoctoral Research Fellowship program is a full-time, one- to two-year post baccalaureate program designed to prepare individuals wishing to gain valuable training and experience toward a career in academic research in economics or public policy. Fellows are appointed as non-matriculated graduate students and will be expected to fully engage in the intellectual life at Stanford University. They dedicate a significant portion of their time to an empirical research project and can take graduate-level courses at Stanford University for credit (up to one course per quarter). The fellowship offers tuition, health insurance, and a living stipend ($49,600 in 2019-2020). 

The positions are based at the Institute for Economic Policy Research at Stanford University. Fellows start in June or July, although a September start date may be negotiable. International applicants are welcome to apply.


  • Completed a 4-year undergraduate degree (bachelors or foreign equivalent) in economics, statistics, applied mathematics, or a related field.

  • A strong quantitative background and interest in learning cutting-edge research methods.

  • Creative and independent problem solving skills.

  • Experience programming in Stata and R, and may have experience with GIS, Matlab, and other statistical packages.

  • An interest in pursuing a PhD in Economics or a related field.

How to apply: Click here

Deadline: Application is ongoing

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