Research Officer

University of Surrey - School of Economics

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Applications are invited for a Research Officer (RO) in the Economics department at the University of Surrey. The RO will work under the supervision of Professor Valentina Corradi on the British Academy funded project ‘Estimation and Inference with Heaped Data: A novel Approach’.  The co-investigators on the project are Professor Wiji Arulampalam and Dr Daniel Gutknecht (Mannheim).

Based on our current research on commonly found ‘heaping’  we would like to appoint a skilled programmer to convert and to extend the existing computer routines written for Matlab, to Stata.

The RO principle responsibilities will concern converting and extending our current Matlab routines to that of Stata.  In addition, we will also require help with the documentation to accompany the codes.  The RO will co-author this publication. Applicants should have experience in writing programing codes for Matlab and Stata.

The post is a part-time Fixed Term position of 1 year (FTE 0.25, 9 hours per week) from the 9 January 2017 until 8 January 2018.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Valentina Corradi on (

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