The Center for Economic Studies wants to assist doctoral candidates who are actively engaged in dissertation research in economics or related fields using Census Bureau microdata at one of the Census Bureau’s Research Data Centers. Program participants will be assigned one or more CES staff economists as mentors, who will advise students on issues related to the use of Census microdata. Program participants will also be invited to visit the Center for Economic Studies at U.S. Census Bureau headquarters in Washington DC, to meet with staff economists and to present research in progress. Trip expenses (airfare, hotel, and meals) will be paid for by CES.
Eligibility: Must be actively working on a Ph.D. thesis in economics or related fields using Census Bureau microdata at an RDC. U.S. citizenship is required.
To Apply: Submit title and abstract of dissertation (including a description of data being used), name of faculty advisor, and your contact information to Randy Becker (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Deadline: Acceptance will be on a rolling basis, as funding allows.