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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)

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:

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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: 02 Sep 2002
Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpla:0109001
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