Research Assistant

Professor Laura Tyson is seeking a research assistant for 8 hours per week to help with a book she is writing with Lenny Mendonca, Chief Economic and Business Adviser to Governor Gavin Newsom, on “progressive federalism.” The book will contain chapters on innovative policies by California and other progressive states on health care, climate change, the future of work, taxes, and infrastructure. The research will include updating information about state policies in these areas. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to consider this opportunity.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to — with a subject line of “Professor Tyson research”.  Questions can be addressed to