Job Requisition Number: 26429. The Research Data Analyst supports the faculty research activities of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. The position involves gathering, analyzing, and interpreting a wide variety of research data in economic geography/urban economics, macroeconomics and consumer finance. This includes performing statistical analysis of large datasets, selecting data samples, preparing questionnaires, and analyzing collected information according to established statistical methods.
The Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics (FCREUE) is an internationally renowned research center housed at the Haas School of Business located on the University of California, Berkeley campus. The mission of FCREUE is to educate students and real estate professionals, to support and conduct cutting-edge research on real estate, urban economics, and the California State economy, and share findings and expertise with academics, business, government, and the general public.
•Assists with implementation of business processes. Maintains and develops research gathering, retrieval and reporting systems. •Plans studies, including the design of survey instruments and determining the sampling and reporting procedures. •Collaborates on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies. •Assists in developing systems for organizing data to analyze, identify and report trends. •Gathers and analyzes research data; prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations. •May be involved in researching, evaluating and selecting new data reporting products. •Prepares reports and/or analysis for internal department constituents. •Independently plans limited studies or assists higher level Analysts in large, complex studies.•Working knowledge of research function. •Strong skills in statistical analysis, system programming, database design and data security measures. •Working skills in analysis and consultation. •Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and written. •Ability to work independently to solve problems. •Strong quantitative background. •Working knowledge of current statistical software (eg Stata) •Long term interest in pursuing research in economics. •Bachelors degree in Economics or equivalent experience This is a contract position with a duration of 12-24 months approximately.
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