INTERN, BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS LAB, CHENNAI

Start date: Immediate
Location: Chennai
Reporting to: Research Associate
Assignment Length: 3-4 months

About the Behavioral Lab:

The Behavioral Economics Lab is led by Dr. Heather Schofield, Dr.Frank Schilbach and Dr. Gautam Rao. The lab conducts projects on various topics such as Education, Household bargaining, Depression and Sleep deprivation.

About the Study:

Dr. Heather Schofield and Dr. Atheendar Venkataramani are running a pilot study on how taxing the mental capacity of individuals from marginal sections of the society affects their perception of experiences and the utility that they derive from these experiences. The pilot study will be based out of the Behavioral Economics Lab in Chennai. Broadly, the role will involve assisting the Research Associate in various tasks such as survey design, survey translation and data collection.

Job Responsibilities:

•      Programming on SurveyCTO
•      Sitting through surveys and checking consistencies
•      Basic data cleaning and analysis
•      Secondary research and Literatire review
•      Field work
•      Helping the Research Associate with other HR and administrative tasks

Specific Qualification/Skill Sets /Experience required for the Position:

•      Knowledge on Randomised Control trials and similar study designs
•      Knowledge on stata and similar statistical software to handle raw data
•      Ability to handle MS Office
•      High level of motivation to continue learning and adapting to changing circumstances within the projectAbility to work independently, to be well organized and detail oriented

Application Instructions: Please submit a resume and cover letter to recruitment-lead@ifmr.ac.in
Deadline: Applications are being accepted until the position is filled.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience