Title:  PNW Student - Economics Research Assistant

Requisition ID:  21606

Hammond, IN, US

Date:  Nov 18, 2023

Job Summary

Student Research Assistant positions are available starting Fall 2023 to assist economics faculty in research projects on regional economic development and public policy.  Students applying for this position should have interest in learning and applying analytical and problem-solving tools.  Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Review journal articles on urban and regional economic development with focus on public policies issues, such as, education, environment, health, housing, supply chain, transportation & logistics.
  • Collect data, create spreadsheets and databases. 
  • Conduct statistical computations and data analysis. 
  • Prepare PPT presentations 

Students interested in solving community development issues of underserved population are strongly encouraged to apply.  


  • Minimum 60 credit hours of undergraduate courses.  

Core Competencies

  • Requires strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills, as well as proficiency in data entry, database management, and Microsoft Excel.  
  • Previous experience with statistical packages is a plus.

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