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Center for Economic Studies (CES)
CES Dissertation Mentorship Program
CES wants to assist doctoral candidates who are actively engaged in dissertation research in economics or a related field using Census Bureau microdata at a Research Data Center.
Program participants receive two principal benefits:
One or more CES staff economists are
assigned as mentors and advise the participant on the
use of Census Bureau microdata.
A visit to CES where they meet with staff economists and present research in progress. Trip expenses (airfare, hotel, and meals) will be paid for by CES.
Eligible candidates must be
Actively working on a Ph.D. thesis in economics or a related field using Census Bureau microdata at a Research Data Center.
A U.S. citizen
Required Materials - Submit the following via email
Mentorship Program Coordinator
Contact information, name(s) of faculty advisor, and expected completion date, or a CV with that information.
Title and abstract of RDC–based dissertation research, including a description of microdata being used.
Acceptance will be on a rolling basis, as funding and staffing resources allow.
The program has had participants from institutions including:
George Washington University
Massachusetts Institute of
University of Houston
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin
Opportunities for Researchers
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October 23, 2012