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Keystone Research Center

Keystone Research Center


Quantitative Analyst/Labor Economist

Based in Harrisburg, PA


The Keystone Research Center (www.keystoneresearch.org; https://www.krc-pbpc.org/) seeks an experienced Quantitative Analyst, Ph.D. in labor economics or a related field (economic geography, labor relations, urban studies, sociology, political science, etc.) preferred. Applicants should have:

  • strong empirical skills, including experience analyzing large microeconomic data sets;
  • demonstrated interest in economic inequality, the impact of labor-market institutions on inequality, and policy-oriented research;
  • strong writing skills;
  • good data visualization skills;
  • the ability to make public presentations and to communicate results to non-technical audiences; and
  • the ability to work collaboratively with other non-profit partners that utilize KRC research.

The mission of the Keystone Research Center is to promote broadly shared prosperity in Pennsylvania including by providing high-quality research and analysis married with communications (via traditional earned media and social media) and partnerships with advocates. This position spans the worlds of academic research and public policymaking. It offers the opportunity to “make a difference,” to work closely with policymakers, the media, and networks of skilled progressive economic researchers from across the country, and to advance within the field internally or at other organizations (our former staff have worked for national think tanks in Washington DC, in key policy positions in PA state government, and in labor organizations). Salary, benefits, and advancement opportunities within the organization based on experience. The Keystone Research Center is an affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
Email a single PDF containing letter of interest, résumé, references with contact information, and short writing samples (less than 25 pages if possible, 50 pages maximum) to: Keystone Research Center, analyst@keystoneresearch.org.

This position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. The first round of interviews will be scheduled in mid-August 2019.

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