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Summer job description: Research Assistant in Economics
The department of economics is looking for a full-time research assistant who will engage in designing and building a database to track the performance of its alumni. The research assistant will also have the opportunity to engage in analysis of the data collected, using statistical software such as STATA.
Qualifications: we are looking for a senior-undergraduate student with strong excel skills. The successful candidate must be organized, independent and self-motivated. Prior experience with database management will be an asset. Prior knowledge of econometrics is an asset, as is experience with data analysis. Preference will be given to candidates with a prior knowledge of STATA.
Timing and hours: 35 hours per week for 12 weeks, beginning early May.
If interested, submit a CV, cover letter and any evidence of data analysis and econometric skills to Professor Hamilton by April 29, 2016: firstname.lastname@example.org(email Subject: Summer RA Alumni Job)
Bank of Canada Governor's Challenge
Congratulations to our Bank of Canada Governor's Challenge team: they competed in the finals and did an excellent job representing themselves and the University of Toronto! Teams from across Canada developed a monetary policy recommendation for the Bank of Canada's governing council. Over 100 undergraduates from 22 universities took part in the competition and just five teams made it to the finals. For more information on the results of the challenge, see: this link.