Research Assistant for Professor Peter Conti-Brown
Professor Peter Conti-Brown wilI will be working on two books this summer and an economics article. The books are (1) a history of the Federal Reserve System, and (2) a history of bank supervision. Students with interests at the intersection of history, finance, politics, and law will enjoy these projects.
Students will also have the opportunity, all expenses paid, to take a research trip to do archival research.
Work will include some light coding (training will be provided, no background necessary), research memos, archival research, article summaries, and those kinds of activities.
Strong research skills.
Required Statistical or Data Management Skills
Basic courses in macroceconomics, statistics, and history
How to Apply
Example Research Previously Conducted with an RA
Professor Peter Conti-Brown has worked with research assistants editing op-eds, blog posts, academic articles, and other writing; doing research on financial and political history, financial regulation, central banking, and related topics.