IDinsight Technical Team Application (2017)
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before filling out this application.
To which role are you applying?
Program and concentration
Please list the 3 most relevant courses that you are taking or have taken in your graduate program. These might include (but are not limited to) courses on: econometrics, international development, public policy, and computer science.
Undergraduate graduation date
Describe your most recent role
Have you lived/worked in a developing country?
If yes, briefly describe what country/countries, length of time, and for what purpose?
List proficient languages
Please describe your experience working with the statistical software Stata
Please describe your experience working with the statistical software R
Briefly describe your career goals and professional interests for the next 2-5 years.
Suppose that you want to estimate average income in a population. If the standard deviation of income in the population is $1,000, approximately how many people do you need to sample in order to have a 95% confidence interval around your estimate of +/- $40?
Which of the following conditions must be met in order to obtain internally valid causal estimates from a randomized evaluation? Check all that apply.
Participants are randomly sampled from the population
Participants are randomly assigned to treatment or control
None of the participants are 'defiers'
Baseline data are collected on all participants
Suppose that the statistical power of a study design is 80% to detect a treatment effect of 0.5 standard deviations, and that take-up of the program is 100%. Other things equal, do we have more, less, or the same amount of power to detect an effect size of 0.4 SD?
More than 80% power to detect an effect size of 0.4 SD
Exactly 80% power to detect an effect size of 0.4 SD
Less than 80% power to detect an effect size of 0.4 SD
Not enough information
Please indicate your geographic preferences
San Francisco, USA
Preferred start date
Use file name: "Lastname_Firstname_TechTeamCV.pdf"
Use file name: "Lastname_Firstname_TechTeamCL.pdf"
Quantitative writing sample (e.g. journal publication, working paper, thesis, term paper)
Use file name: "Lastname_Firstname_TechTeamWritingSample.pdf"
How did you find out about the IDinsight Technical Team position? (Check all that apply)
American Economic Associate JOE Listings
Colleague or friend
Information session by IDinsight representative
Job posting on university career database
Professor or academic department
University career fair
University or professional group listserv
World Bank Development Impact blog
Have you applied to IDinsight previously? If so, please note which position and when.
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