I am always looking for excellent research assistants with a passion for some aspect of Innovation.

Skills that make an applicant stronger include:

  •  Background in econometrics, statistics, or machine learning
  •  Technical background in the area of innovation that interests them (biotech, semiconductors, etc.)
  •  Interest in doing quantitative work required to produce causal results (rather than just correlations)
  •  Facility with programming (e.g. R, SQL, Python, etc.)

I am currently looking for graduate students interested in working on the following topics:

  • Cloud computing: A detailed empirical look at the benefits to firms from using cloud computing
  • Impacts of Machine Learning: A high level analyses of where in the economy is being affected most by major breakthroughs in machine learning (e.g. self-driving cars)

Interested applicants should send me an email at