Job Market Candidates 2015 - 2016

Placement Director:
Isabelle Brocas
(213) 740-2430          
Placement Coordinator:
Morgan Ponder
(213) 740-3507             

 

Md. Nazmul Ahsan

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Field:
 Development Economics, Health Economics, Economic Demography, Applied Microeconomics, Impact Evaluation
Dissertation Title: Selection and Impacts of Early Life Events on Later life Outcomes
Job Market Paper: Do Parents Selectively Time Birth Relative to Ramadan? Evidence from Matlab, Bangladesh
Advisor(s): John Strauss

Cheng Chou

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Field: 
Theoretical econometrics (nonparametric identification and estimation, panel data), Applied Econometrics (labor Economics, industrial organization)
Dissertation Title: Essays in dynamic programming discrete choice model
Job Market Paper: Identification and linear estimation of general dynamic programming discrete choice models
Advisor(s): Geert Ridder

Bahar Kartalciklar

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Field: 
International Trade, International Macroeconomics, Empirical Macroeconomics
Dissertation Title: Empirical Essays on Trade Liberalization and Export Diversification
Job Market Paper: Export Diversification and Output Volatility - Empirical Evidence from Central and Eastern European Countries
Advisor(s): Robert Dekle

Ryan Kendall

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Field:  Game Theory, Behavioral/Experimental Economics, Industrial Organization, Political Economy
Dissertation Title:
Job Market Paper: Decomposing models of bounded rationality (with Daniel Jessie)
Advisor(s): Isabelle Brocas and Juan Carrillo

Ahram Moon

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Field:  
Applied Econometrics, Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics and Education Economics
Dissertation Title: 
Job Market Paper: 
Demand Systems of Private Tutoring in South Korea
Advisor(s): John Strauss

Robson Morgan

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Field:  Labor and development economics with a focus on subjective well-being, well-being in China 
Dissertation Title: Three essays on how policy, the labor market, and age relate to subjective well-being
Job Market Paper: Labor Market Policy and Subjective Well-being During the Great Recession
Advisor(s): Richard A. Easterlin

Wei Xie

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Field:  Econometrics, Health Economics, Finance
Dissertation Title: 
Job Market Paper: Spatial Panel VAR and Application to Forecast Influenza Incidence Rates of US States
Advisor(s): Dana Goldman

Xing Zhang

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Field: 
Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, Finance
Dissertation Title: 
Job Market Paper: 
A Sequential Monte Carlo Approach to the Random-Coefficient Logit Demand Models
Advisor(s): 
Yu-Wei Hsieh

Yaoyao Zhu

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Field: 
Health Economics, Economics of Aging, Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Dissertation Title: 
Job Market Paper: 
The Dynamics of Health Changes and Employment Transitions Among the Elderly
Advisor(s):
John Strauss