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The Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics is hiring a Research Assistant. The RA position is for a project related to micro, small, and medium enterprises, or MSMEs. The candidate must be aware of or willing to study the policy landscape and regulations applicable to the MSME sector, at the local, state, and national levels. 


The selected candidate will have to work on primary and secondary data about MSMEs. The RA will help in developing questionnaires for surveys, identifying data resources, and collecting data from multiple sources, both online and offline. 

They will monitor the incoming survey data and conduct random checks on the data collected. The research assistant will be well versed with data analysis and visualization tools such as Excel, R, Stata, SPSS, and Python among others. 

The candidate should be able to write brief reports under the guidance of principal investigators and project coordinators. 

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Required skills 

  • Good written and oral communication skills are essential, along with the ability for quantitative analysis. 
  • Ability to continuously monitor media and government websites to keep a track of policy announcements/changes from time to time. 
  • Extensive reading and comprehension skills are essential, along with curiosity, accuracy, and perseverance. 
  • Candidates having a good command of English and Marathi will be preferred. 

This position shall require at least 25 hours of work per week for about six months

Remuneration will be commensurate with skills and experience. The candidate will report to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Lalitagauri Kulkarni, regularly. 

Applications to this post are closed