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Baker Research Services

Baker Research Services for the HBS Community

Baker Research Services provides faculty, doctoral students, and RAs with research assistance, specializing in data retrieval and analysis.
  • Requests can be made by e-mail to Sarah Eriksen, or by telephone (5-6374).
  • See Who to Contact for contact information by project type.

Contact us for:

  • Data sourcing and purchasing
  • Data gathering, analysis, and management
  • Methodological and statistical consultation
  • Programming
  • Database and software support (RA, doctoral)
  • Literature reviews
  • Fact checking

Typical projects include:

  • Quick case updates before class
  • Large-scale projects (such as event studies), which can carry over for months or years
  • Merging data from various electronic and print sources and cleaning data from outside sources
  • Updating exhibits

List of Sample Projects


Research Associates should be directed to Baker Research Services for orientation and training before commencing work.

Note: We do not do field work or case writing.


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