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Department of Applied Economics


Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant in the Microsimulation Unit to work on an ESRC-funded project entitled 'Data Enhancements to Improve the Scope and Reliability of Microsimulation Models'. This will experiment with techniques for merging information from the Family Expenditure Survey and the Family Resources Survey. The post would suit a social science graduate with skills in quantitative methods. Experience in the use of micro-data as well as in data analysis packages, such as SAS or SPSS, are requirements for this post. The appointment will be for nine months, to begin as soon as possible, and may be made on a part-time basis, in which case the duration could be longer. The full-time pensionable salary for a Research Assistant is £15,159 a year rising by two increments to £16,927.

Further details of the post may be obtained from Margaret Guy, Department of Applied Economics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DE (tel. 01223 33240, fax 01223 335299, e-mail PMG1001@econ.cam.ac.uk) to whom applications, including a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to arrive not later than 3 June 1998.

For information on the Microsimulation Unit see http://www.econ.cam.ac.uk/dae/mu/microsim.htm.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 7 May 1998
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