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Research - aospy Software Project

We seek an undergraduate student for assistance on "aospy" (https://aospy.readthedocs.io), for which the student will receive course 99 or 199 independent research credit (depending on their skill level) of 2-4 units (depending on time commitment) through the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department (AOS).  The Math Department is promoting this opportunity in collaboration with AOS, as the experience will be valuable to students in either department (or any student working in or interested in programming, open source software, or open/reproducib

Research Assistant Wanted

Professor Paola Giuliano is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Global Economics and Management Group at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

She is looking to hire two undergraduate students to assist her in the project “Business Elites.” The project aims at understanding the sources of mobility of the American business elite, from 1900 until today. The Research Assistant job involves data cleaning, data digitization, and data analysis.

Qualifications:  Knowledge of EXCEL is required.  Knowledge of stata would also be useful but is not essential.

Request for Undergraduate Research Assistant – Summer, 2017

Between 1948 and 1952, under the Marshall Plan, the United States transferred 130 billion dollars to Europe to help its recovery from WWII. During the 1950s and 1960s, Italy – the third largest recipient – moved from being a war-ravaged agricultural country to the seventh most industrialized economy of the world. Did the Marshall Plan determine the Italian growth after WWII? Or would have Italy recovered nevertheless?