We're seeking exceptionally motivated students with a strong interest in the financial markets to contribute to our empirical research process.  The range of research ideas to investigate is open-ended and will depend on a candidate's background and strengths.

 

Opportunities, including full-time summer internships and part-time work throughout the school year, are available for qualified students at each of the undergraduate, masters and PhD levels.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Read and analyze academic research or other source material pertaining to anomalies in the global financial markets.
  • Build data sets and conduct statistical analysis on the data.

 

Requirements

  • Substantial progress toward a degree (graduate level preferred) in a quantitative discipline (e.g. statistics, econometrics, mathematics, engineering, physics or computer science) or finance (with extensive coursework in quantitative disciplines). 
  • Programming experience, ideally including R, C++ and/or Python.
  • Experience with regression analysis.
  • Strong interest in learning how to build, organize and analyze large data sets.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

 

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