American Economic Association Summer Economics Fellows Program

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a participating partner of the AEA Summer Economics Fellows Program.

Through our participation, we seek to promote efforts to increase diversity in the economics profession by supporting postdoctoral scholars and junior faculty pursuing academic research that explores how inequality affects economic growth and stability.

Fellowships are open to all economists without regard to gender, race or ethnicity, although the goal of the program is to advance the careers of women and members of underrepresented communities.

Applicants are asked to apply directly to the Summer Economics Fellows Program. Applicants interested in joining Equitable Growth should indicate this preference on the application form. In addition to the application form, a resume and a one-page description of proposed research is required. We encourage applicants interested in joining Equitable Growth to include goals on how spending time with us would further your career/research, especially as those goals relate to policy engagement, in the comment box on the application form.

Visit the main AEA program website for more information on how to apply, including the application deadline. In previous years, the deadline was on or about February 1.

Selected participants will have access to Equitable Growth’s grantee resources during and after the fellowship term. These resources include opportunities for professional development and mentorship, trainings, and exposure to how to make research relevant for today’s policy debates and accessible to the policymaking community.

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