Job Market Candidates

Job Market 2020-2021

Placement Officers: Placement Coordinator:
Guillermo Ordonez
Professor of Economics

David Dillenberger
Associate Professor of Economics

Gina Conway
Graduate Program Coordinator 
Main Department: 215-898-7701
•  Vita Pack 2020

2020-21 Job Market Candidates

Name Interests Title of Job Market Paper Advisors

Gorkem Bostanci

Macroeconomics, Firm Dynamics, Labor Economics, Economics of Information

Productivity Gains from Labor Outsourcing: The Role of Trade Secrets
Guillermo Ordonez, Harold L. Cole, Aviv Nevo

Marc Folch

Labor Economics, Inequality, Household Finance, Economics of Education

Go Big or Buy a Home: The Impact of Student Debt on Career and Housing Choices
Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde

Philippe Goulet Coulombe

Econometrics, Machine learning, Macroeconomics, Climate Change.

The Macroecononomy as a Random Forest
Francis X. Diebold, Frank Schorfheide

Joao Granja

Empirical Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics

Regulation and Service Provision in Dynamic Oligopoly: Evidence from Mobile Telecommunications.
Aviv Nevo

Youngsoo Heo

Decision theory, Microeconomic theory

David Dillenberger, Andrew Postlewaite

Michal Hodor

Labor Economics, Health Economics, Personnel Economics, and Applied Econometrics.

Gig Workers and Performance Pay: A Dynamic Equilibrium Analysis of an On-Demand Industry
Hanming Fang, Petra Todd

Ashwin Kambhampati

Microeconomic Theory, Industrial Organization, Matching and Market Design

Robust Performance Evaluation
George J. Mailath

Omer Faruk Koru

Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Inequality and Entrepreneurship.

Automation and Top Wealth Inequality
Dirk Krueger, Harold L. Cole

Tomas Larroucau

Applied Microeconomics, Empirical Market Design, Education, and Labor Economics 

Dynamic College Admissions and the Determinants of Students’ College Retention
Hanming Fang, Rakesh Vohra

Hanbaek Lee

Macroeconomics, Finance

Striking While the Iron Is Cold: Fragility after a Surge of Lumpy Investments
Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, Dirk Krueger

Desen Lin

Macroeconomics, Urban Economics, Household Finance, Real Estate Economics

Housing Search and Rental Market Intermediation
Dirk Krueger, Susan Wachter

Alejandro Sanchez Becerra

Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics, Networks, Causal Inference

Spillovers, Homophily and Selection into Treatment: The Network Propensity Score
Xu Cheng, Francis J. DiTraglia, Petra Todd

Kris Shaw

Labour Economics, Public Finance, Quantitative Macroeconomics, Applied Microeconomics

Are Consumption Taxes Really Better Than Labour Income Taxes? Theoretical and Quantitative Implications of the Choice of Tax Base
Petra Todd

Seung-Ryong Shin

Macroeconomics, Health Economics, Public Economics

On Optimal Taxation and Subsidization of Health Goods
Dirk Krueger

Gabrielle Vasey

Development Economics, Education Economics, Environmental Economics, Applied Microeconomics

The Impact of Child Labor on Student Enrollment, Effort and Achievement: Evidence from Mexico
Petra Todd

Sergio Villalvazo

International Economics, Macro-finance, Public Economics, Macroeconometrics

Inequality and Asset Prices during Sudden Stops
Enrique G. Mendoza, Frank Schorfheide

Jianhong Xin

Macro and Labor Economics, Empirical Methods Combining Economic Theory with Machine Learning.

Measuring the Effects of Coworkers on Wages
Iourii Manovskii

Wu Zhu

Networks, Macroeconomics, Finance, and Machine Learning

Networks and Business Cycles
Rakesh Vohra, Linda Zhao