RIIPL Openings Spring 2017

RIIPL is looking for highly skilled, motivated junior economists and data scientists. Fellows will work closely with faculty investigators on research projects which apply data science and econometric skills to policy questions. Projects apply a wide range of methodologies to questions in Behavioral Economics, Public Economics, Education, Health and Industrial Organization and Environmental Economics.  To read […]

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RIIPL Posts New Research

A new study by Justine Hastings and Jesse Shapiro of Brown  University and the Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab (RIIPL) finds that (1) every $100 in SNAP benefits leads to between $50 and $60 extra dollars of food spending each month; (2) an equivalent amount of cash benefits would lead to much smaller increases in […]

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RIIPL: Employment Opportunities

The Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab at Brown University is a collaboration between Brown University and the Office of the Governor in Rhode Island to develop evidence-based policy using state-of-the-art research.  RIIPL analysts work closely with Director Justine Hastings and the Brown Data Science team, as well as faculty research affiliates Lint Barrage, John Friedman, […]

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