Research in Empirical Industrial Organization

Faculty Sponsor(s): 
Steven Berry and Katja Seim

Project Description(s):

Professors Berry and Seim are jointly recruiting one Fellow to work with them on a range of empirical projects on the role of firms’ strategic responses to policy interventions, such public policy in media markets, environmental policy, and tax policy.  For more information on representative projects, please visit and

Requisite Skills and Qualifications:

Applicants should be completing or have completed a Bachelors or Master’s degree.  Candidates need not be economics majors, though they should have experience with economics. We will give preference to detail-oriented applicants with previous research and programming experience, especially in general purpose languages like Python and statistical languages like Matlab, R, or Stata.  We also strongly encourage individuals with previous experience in economic consulting to apply.

Special Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit the following documents to

  1. A cover letter describing your interest, dates available, your familiarity with programing languages, your prior research experience, and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers for 2-3 references;
  2. A current resume;
  3. A transcript;
  4. A writing sample;
  5. A sample of your coding.
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