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Research Assistant in Tax Analysis

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< img src="" class=" ff-og-image-inserted "> Salary from ₤ 31,029 to ₤ 35,635 pa inclusive with potential to advance to ₤ 38,283 pa inclusive of London allowance

This a fixed-term consultation for a minimum of 12 months

We are looking for a full-time research study assistant to work under the instructions of Dr Arun Advani and Dr Andy Summers based at the International Inequalities Institute, LSE. You will sign up with a friendly and dynamic research group working throughout several research projects. We position emphasis on career advancement, supported by exposure to a range of research jobs and mentoring from the lead researchers.

Your research study will focus on quantitative analysis of the attributes, behaviours and impacts of the UK’s ‘super-rich’ (individuals with extremely high earnings and/or wealth), utilizing administrative tax data accessed through the UK tax authority’s secure research study center, HMRC Datalab. Associated past and existing projects consist of empirical research studies of capital gains, top-end migration and the UK’s ‘non-dom’ population, and evaluation of policies for taxing wealth in the UK.

The successful candidate will perform a range of jobs providing exceptional preparation for doctoral programmes in public economics or a profession in quantitative analysis of public policy. As well as information cleaning, recognition and analysis, you will contribute to research study styles, prepare and provide discussions to scholastic and policy audiences, and modify academic papers. There will be chances for co-authorship of documents and reports where this is merited by significant independent intellectual contribution.

Candidates should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and finished (or nearly completed) Master’s degree in Economics or other quantitative social science
  • Ability to carry out information cleaning and validation effectively with exceptional attention to information
  • Outstanding quantitative data analysis abilities consisting of experience or training in analysis of big datasets
  • High proficiency in using STATA and R and/or SAS
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Capability to comprehend, apply and communicate complicated technical information about the UK tax system
  • Ability to prepare their own workflow efficiently through pro-active communication with other team members
  • Ability to work under pressure and to multiple due dates, and to prioritise time effectively

We provide an occupational pension plan, generous annual leave and exceptional training and development chances.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete an information analysis/coding test and invited to interview.

For further info about the post, please see the how to use document, task description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical inquiries with using on the online system, please utilize the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Must you have any inquiries about the role, please e-mail [email protected]!.?.!. The closing datefor invoice of applications is 05 June 2022 (23.59 UK time). Unfortunately, we are unable to accept any late applications. Click Here to Apply For The Job



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