[Job Offer] Research Assistant in Economics at CSH, Deadline – 14 April 2022.

Job Summary:

The CSH is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

This position is for a period of 3-4 months on a full-time basis (starting from late April or early May 2022 tentatively). The candidate selected will work under the supervision of Dr. Tista Kundu, on a research project (Inequality in India) which aims to empirically investigate inequality of opportunity with a large scale Indian database with various methods and research questions

Prerequisite:

Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree or above in Economics. Graduates may apply as well.

Duties/Responsibilities/Qualifications:

  • The candidate is expected to handle large-scale survey databases, mostly in the Indian context (NSS, PLFS, IHDS, NFHS, Census, etc.). Expertise to handle survey data is a necessary skill that is expected from the candidate.
  • The candidate should have excellent knowledge of STATA for data analysis, including data cleaning and data visualization.
  • The candidate is expected to replicate econometric models with different databases and specifications (a guideline code will be given) and should be able to document them in tables/diagrams.
  • Although not strictly required, background knowledge of basic econometrics/micro-economics could be helpful.

Status and Remuneration:

The candidate will be required to come to the CSH, Delhi on an occasional basis or as and when required by the supervisor. The candidate selected will be paid a minimum amount of INR 30,000 however it may be negotiated during the interview based on prior experience.

Application and Selection:

The candidates should send a CV electronically to tista.kundu@csh-delhi.com latest by 14th April 2022, midnight (Indian time).

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