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A Guide (and Advice) for Economists on the U. S. Junior Academic Job Market

John Cawley ()

Labor and Demography from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This document describes the U. S. academic job market for new Ph.D. economists and offers advice on conducting an academic job search. It reports findings from published papers, describes practical details, and provides links to internet resources. Topics addressed include: preparing to go on the market, applying for academic jobs, interviewing, campus visits, offers and negotiating, diversity, and dual job searches. This paper is no longer available on this working paper archive. The paper is available as part of the September 2002 Job Openings for Economists and can be downloaded at:

Keywords: junior; academic; economics; job; market; guide; advice (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J44 A1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 67 pages
Date: 2001-09-26, Revised 2002-09-02
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Note: Type of Document - Adobe pdf version 5.0; prepared on IBM PC; to print on any ; pages: 67; figures: none.
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