Pre-Doctoral Fellow Hiring

I am hiring 2 full-time pre-docs to work at Stanford GSB starting summer 2023. We can support visas, pre-docs can take classes at Stanford. This is a 2-year position for students looking to apply to top PhD programs in economics afterwards.

Urban Economics and Inequality

Status: Open

Faculty: Rebecca Diamond

Rebecca Diamond, Class of 1988 Professor of Economics, is recruiting three research fellows who will work on projects studying the causes and consequences of local labor and housing market policies on wages, migration, financial well-being, and inequality more broadly. The research fellows will work will large, admin data sets, and micro geography information to track households and firms. Current topics being studied include: public housing demolition and revitalization, the role of the housing market in racial wealth inequality, and heterogeneous welfare effects of zoning reform.


A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, econometrics training in causal inference, knowledge of Stata, SQL, R or other programming experience. Economics major not required.

To apply, please send the following materials as soon as possible (admission is rolling up until April 1, 2023) to Professor Diamond's faculty assistant, Josephine Yan at, with the subject line “Professor Diamond Dedicated Research Fellow”.

The required materials are:

• Cover letter describing your interest in the position, your familiarity with programming languages (e.g., Stata, R, MATLAB, Python, and any others), your prior experience as a research assistant and/or with independent research projects.

• CV or resume

• An up-to-date transcript (unofficial or official)

• Two letters of recommendation sent directly by the letter writers.

Short-listed applicants will be contacted to complete a technical exercise and a remote interview.