Economics Job Postings

The Economics Department at the Weatherhead School of Management maintains the job listing below. For additional job postings or career related assistance, Case Western Reserve University undergraduate students should contact the Career Center. Weatherhead graduate students should contact the Career Management Office (CMO).

  • Reseach Associate or Assistant - Federal Tax Policy

    The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is seeking to hire a Research Associate Assistant or (RA) – title commensurate with experience -- to join its federal budget and tax team. This role is an excellent opportunity for any of your students (or recent graduates) who have a strong quantitative background, a desire to improve the lives of low- and moderate-income people, and an interest in shaping federal budget and tax policy. We will consider applicants graduating in May/June 2016 as well as applicants with earlier availability. For more information, go to:
  • Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program - University of Chicago

    EPIC’s Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program serves as a bridge between college and graduate school to provide those with an interest in economics or another quantitative social science with work experience prior to continuing their education. Fellows serve as Research Assistants for EPIC for one or two year appointments, and work closely with EPIC faculty and staff to conduct data analysis, create presentations, edit research papers, and other tasks as assigned. Upon completing the program, fellows in this or similar positions have gone on to economics Ph.D. programs at Harvard, MIT, the University of Chicago, University of California, Berkeley and similar schools. EPIC invites applications for full-time pre-doctoral fellows for the academic year 2016-17. Successful candidates will report to Michael Greenstone, Milton Friedman Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and the Director of EPIC. Responsibilities span all stages of research, including managing projects, collecting and analyzing data, creating presentations, and editing manuscripts. Typical research projects involve the analysis of environmental and energy data from the United States, India, China, and other countries utilizing quasi-experimental and experimental methods. In addition to working closely with faculty as research assistants, EPIC Pre-Doctoral Fellows typically attend classes and seminars at EPIC, The University of Chicago, and affiliate institutions. For more information, go to:
  • Research Assistant at Washington Center for Equitable Growth

    The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a non-partisan research and education project that engages with academics and policymakers to better understand and address the effects of economic inequality in the United States and around the world. Important parts of Equitable Growth’s mission include providing grants to academic economists and social scientists to support new research on inequality, mobility, growth, and related issues, as well as producing in-house, academic-quality research. Equitable Growth has an immediate opening for a Research Assistant to conduct research on economic inequality and growth. Research topics will include analysis of policies that affect family economic security, work-family conflict, employment and income, and the relationship between income inequality and economic growth. For more information, go to: