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Tell me about your research experience as it relates to economic issues.


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Tell me about your experience and/or knowledge of statistical techniques. Which techniques/programs are you familiar with and what have you used them to do?


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Tell me about a research project you were involved in which required you to draw information from large, complex data bases from varying sources and analyze that information.

Checking your abilities to take vast quantities of information and make sense of them in digestible chunks. Much like what you would be doing in your studies.

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Use the STAR technique - Situation, Action, Task, Result. Pick a time and tell a story that demonstrates your knowledge of how to do research - what the steps are. 

Give an example of how you applied quantitative or qualitative research and evaluation methods for data collection and analysis.


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Use the STAR technique - Situation, Action, Task, Result. Pick a time and tell a story that demonstrates your knowledge of how to do this.

Do you have any experience analyzing and summarizing data and then determining the implications and/or interpreting trends?

To see if you are able to think beyond the data points and find the implications of the information.

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Answer Tips

Use the STAR technique - Situation, Action, Task, Result. Pick a time and tell a story that demonstrates your knowledge of how to do this.