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Research Specialist 1800806
Post Date: 08/09/2018
Close Date: 08/22/2018
PO Box 6150, Dept 3140

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$50,000 - $69,999

Fargo, ND

Job Description:

Research Specialist for the Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise (PCPE) with a focus on policy research of interest to the state and region. The successful applicant will be a regular contributor to the PCPE blog and conduct economic research culminating in the writing of PCPE Policy Papers. For more information about PCPE visit the website at https://www.ndsu.edu/centers/pcpe/

Minimum Qualifications:
M.S. degree or equivalent in economics or economics related field
Proficient use of computers for collecting and synthesizing information and analyze technical data
Ability to develop technical educational materials and present and publish research finding
Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in technical publication and presentation
Knowledge of statistical software (STATA preferred) and Microsoft office packages
Experience blogging on policy issues
Experience with policy analysis
Familiarity with the Public Choice, Austrian, and New Institutional schools of economic thought

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