Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

2864 19950
Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-POSTDOC_PRATSON [#19950, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate - Macroeconomics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Economics
Appl Deadline: filled (posted 2021/10/06, listed until 2022/04/01)
Position Description:    

We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on a federally funded project examining the broader impacts to international trade stemming from acts of economic coercion by one or more nations on a subset of other nations. The project involves exploring new ways of identifying, quantifying, and visualizing such impacts using international trade data, national input-output tables, and a novel hybrid input-output database. The researcher will work closely with the project PI to carry out the research objectives, and present and publish findings. The successful applicant will join a thriving community of economic and policy researchers at the Nicholas School of the Environment, the Sanford School of Public Policy, Dukeís economic department, the Fuqua School of Business, and the Nicholas Institute of Environmental Policy.


1 year, with the possibility of extension based on performance and funding.


Applicants should hold a PhD in Macroeconomics or a related field. We seek applicants with interests and training in global trade. The applicant should have a strong knowledge of statistics, be proficient in R, be conversant in MATLAB, and, ideally, have experience analyzing large, complex databases.


The position is available immediately. Start date is flexible for doctoral candidates completing degrees in fall of 2021.

Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the USA. Visa sponsorship is not available.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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