SIEPR Predoctoral Research Fellowship at Stanford University in USA, 2018

Deadline:  31 March 2018
Open to: international applicants
Fellowship: tuition, health insurance, and a living stipend – USD 48,000


The SIEPR/Economics Predoctoral Research Fellowship program is a full-time, post baccalaureate program designed to prepare individuals wishing to gain valuable training and experience toward a career in academic research in economics or public policy. Fellows will be expected to fully engage in the intellectual life at Stanford University. They dedicate a significant portion of their time to an empirical research project and can take graduate-level courses at Stanford University for credit (up to one course per quarter).

SIEPR is seeking highly skilled and motivated individuals to join their full-time Predoctoral Research Fellows position for a period of at least one year. The positions are based at the Institute for Economic Policy Research at Stanford University. Fellows start in June or July, although a September start date may be negotiable.


  • Completed a 4-year undergraduate degree (bachelors or foreign equivalent) in economics, statistics, applied mathematics, or a related field;
  • A strong quantitative background and interest in learning cutting-edge research methods;
  • Creative and independent problem solving skills;
  • Experience programming in Stata and R, and may have experience with GIS, Matlab, and other statistical packages; and
  • An interest in pursuing a PhD in Economics or a related field.


The fellowship offers tuition, health insurance, and a living stipend (USD 48,000 in 2017-2018).

How to Apply?

The mode of applying is online.

For more information please visit the official website.