Grad Student/PostDoc for Project on Machine Learning & Crime

David Abrams (University of Pennsylvania Law and Wharton) is looking for 1-2 motivated graduate students or post-docs to work on an exciting new project using machine learning in a field experiment on crime. The position includes funding, up to full-time for multiple years. The student will be crucial to the development and implementation of the experiment and will have the opportunity to add his or her own experiments which should lead to a single-author job market paper. A brief project description is below. The right person will have significant experience with stata, R or similar packages, a strong econometrics or statistics background, and an interest in crime (just not as a profession). Machine learning knowledge is a big plus.   Machine Learning & Crime Field Experiment There is increasing awareness…


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