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A Guide (and Advice) for Economists on the U. S. Junior Academic Job Market

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  • John Cawley

    (Cornell University)

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This document describes the U. S. academic job market for new Ph.D. economists and offers advice on conducting an academic job search. It reports findings from published papers, describes practical details, and provides links to internet resources. Topics addressed include: preparing to go on the market, applying for academic jobs, interviewing, campus visits, offers and negotiating, diversity, and dual job searches. This paper is no longer available on this working paper archive. The paper is available as part of the September 2002 Job Openings for Economists and can be downloaded at: http://www.eco.utexas.edu/joe/

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Labor and Demography with number 0109001.

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Length: 67 pages
Date of creation: 26 Sep 2001
Date of revision: 27 Sep 2001
Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpla:0109001

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  1. David Hugh-Jones & David Reinstein, 2010. "Losing Face," Economics Discussion Papers 691, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
  2. Mark F. Owens, . "The Search for an Economics Job with a Teaching Focus," Journal for Economic Educators, Middle Tennessee State University, Business and Economic Research Center.
  3. Roth, Alvin, 2008. "What Have We Learned from Market Design?," Scholarly Articles 2579650, Harvard University Department of Economics.
  4. Glazer, Amihai & Hassin, Refael, 2010. "Inducing search by periodic advertising," Information Economics and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 22(3), pages 276-286, July.
  5. Gallet, Craig A. & List, John A. & Orazem, Peter F., 2004. "Cyclicality and the Labor Market," IZA Discussion Papers 1302, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  6. Craig A. Gallet & John A. List & Peter F. Orazem, 2005. "Cyclicality and the Labor Market for Economists," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 72(2), pages 284–304, October.
  7. Krause, Annabelle & Rinne, Ulf & Zimmermann, Klaus F., 2011. "Anonymous Job Applications of Fresh Ph.D. Economists," IZA Discussion Papers 6100, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  8. Libman, A., 2011. "German Economics: Mechanisms of Transformation," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, issue 9, pages 129-149.
  9. Artinger, Sabrina, 2013. "Demand uncertainty in skill-based competition," Annual Conference 2013 (Duesseldorf): Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order 79962, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.

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