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Economist, US Nat. Marine Sanctuary Fdn in support of Socioeconomic Program, Silver Spring MD USA

Position Title: Economist

The individual will work for the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation to support NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuary (ONMS) Socioeconomic Program http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/science/socioeconomic/welcome.html

Location: Silver Spring, Maryland in NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.

Salary: $70,000 to $75,000 (12-month period) plus benefits.

Qualifications:

24 month Postdoctoral fellowships in econometrics – France

The LUMECOS project aims to develop a spatial micro-econometric land-use change model for application in assessing the impact of ecosystem services relevant to the dissemination of micro-organisms, crop health and climate processes. The successful applicant will contribute both to the development of spatial econometric discrete estimators for multinomial discrete choices usable for large samples (static and dynamic cases), and to the development and implementation (using R software) of related tests of model specification and of predicting accuracy.

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