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Labor Dynamics Institute

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Our mission is to create and make accessible novel data on the dynamics of the labor markets, we work with research networks and statistical agencies, developing appropriate statistics to inform policy makers, researchers, and simply people seeking knowledge. We emphasize and meet the requirements of stakeholders: users as well as providers, balancing the utility of the data with the confidentiality of the people and businesses whose activities the data describe.

LDI is hiring a Post-doctoral Research Associate

UPDATE: The position has been filled.

The Labor Dynamics Institute at Cornell University announces a full-time Post-doctoral fellowship for 2015-2016, with a possible extension to 2016-17.

The post-doc can be awarded to a recent Ph.D. in Economics, Public Policy, Computer Science (with some social science background), Statistics (with some social science background) or related field. The post-doc would carry out research useful to two NSF-funded projects, working on the interface between economics, computer science, and statistics to develop disclosure avoidance methods appropriate for complex economic microdata. The post-doc will contribute through research, including peer-reviewed papers, and will participate in grant-related reporting and grant-related scientific meetings. For more information, see Research Project #6 and Research Project #14.

The applicant must have strong quantitative skills, familiarity with confidentiality protection methods, familiarity with labor market and other relevant data, and a willingness to focus on applied confidentiality protection methods.

The position could start as early as February 1, 2015 and as late as September 1, 2015.

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