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Research Assistants

Gender Differences in the Demand for and Return to Graduate Education

The goal of the project is to study differences between men and women in choice of field of study in graduate school and to the estimate the labor market return to particular fields of study at the undergraduate and graduate level. The study makes use of multiple NSF surveys as well as other data. Estimation involves cross section and panel data regression techniques. The RA will help with data processing and regression analysis, construction of tables and figures, and literature review.

Requisite Skills and Qualifications:

Prior courses in statistics and econometrics and some prior experience with STATA (preferable) or with R.