Job Market Candidates 2014-2015

 

Placement Officers: Nick Bloom 650-725-7836 nbloom@stanford.edu; Muriel Niederle 650-723-7359 niederle@stanford.edu

Placement Assistant: Susie Gilbert 650-725-6198 srgilbert@stanford.edu


Economics Department PHD Job Market Candidates

Job Market Candidates available 2014 for positions in Summer/Fall 2015



Mohammad Akbarpour, mohamwad@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~mohamwad
Fields:

Microeconomic Theory, Market Design, Social and Economic Networks


Job Market Paper: Dynamic Matching Market Design
Advisor(s):

Paul Milgrom, Alvin Roth, Matt Jackson




Markus Baldauf, baldauf@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~baldauf
Fields:

Finance, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics


Job Market Paper: Competition Among Exchanges
Advisor(s):

Tim Bresnahan, Monika Piazzesi, Jon Levin




Marinho Bertanha, bertanha@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~bertanha/
Fields:

Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics


Job Market Paper: Regression Discontinuity Design with Many Thresholds
Advisor(s):

Han Hong, Caroline Hoxby, Guido Imbens




Nicola Bianchi, nbianchi@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~nbianchi/
Fields:

Public Economics, Economics of Education, Economic History (secondary)


Job Market Paper: The General Equilibrium Effects of Educational Expansion
Advisor(s):

Caroline Hoxby, Ran Abramitzky, Petra Moser, Luigi Pistaferri




Jackie M.L. Chan, jmlchan@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://stanford.edu/~jmlchan/
Fields:

International Trade, International Economics


Job Market Paper: Trade Intermediation, Financial Frictions, and the Gains from Trade
Advisor(s):

Kalina Manova, Kyle Bagwell, Renee Bowen




Michael Dinerstein, mdiner@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~mdiner
Fields:

Economics of Education, Public Economics, Industrial Organization


Job Market Paper: Quantifying the Supply Response of Private Schools to Public Policies
Advisor(s):

Liran Einav, Caroline Hoxby, Jon Levin




Christine Exley, clexley@gmail.com
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~clexley/
Fields:

Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Public Economics (secondary)

 


Job Market Paper: Excusing Selfishness in Charitable Giving: The Role of Risk
Advisor(s):

B. Douglas Bernheim, Muriel Niederle, Al Roth, Charles Sprenger




Chiara Farronato, chiarafarronato@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~chiaraf/
Fields:

Primary:  Industrial Organization

Secondary:  Economics of Technology, Microeconometric Theory


Job Market Paper: Outsourcing Tasks Online: Matching Supply and Demand on Taskrabbit
Advisor(s):

Jon Levin, Liran Einav, Susan Athey




Guzman Gonzalez-Torres, guzmangt@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://stanford.edu/~guzmangt
Fields:

Primary: Macro

Secondary: Finance 


Job Market Paper: Aggregate Effects of Bureaucratic Startup Costs
Advisor(s):

Manuel Amador, Pablo Kurlat, Pete Klenow




Akshaya Jha, akshayaj@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~akshayaj/
Fields:

Energy and Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization, Econometrics


Job Market Paper: Dynamic Regulatory Distortions: Coal Procurement at U.S. Power Plants
Advisor(s):

Frank Wolak, Peter Reiss, Ali Yurukoglu




Seung Hoon Lee, seunghoon@gmail.com
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~lee7
Fields:

International Trade, International Economics


Job Market Paper: Business Groups and Export Financing
Advisor(s):

Kyle Bagwell, Kalina Manova, Chris Tonetti




Michael Leung, mpleung@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~mpleung
Fields:

Econometrics, Social Networks, Applied Microeconomics


Job Market Paper: A Random-Field Approach to Inference in Large Models of Network Formation
Advisor(s):

Han Hong, Arun Chandrasekhar, Matt Jackson




Huiyu Li, huiyuli@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~huiyuli/
Fields:

Macroeconomics, Finance, Econometrics


Job Market Paper: Leverage and Productivity
Advisor(s):

Pete Klenow, Martin Schneider, Nick Bloom, Takeo Hoshi




Joshua Mollner, jmollner@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~jmollner
Fields:

Microeconomic Theory, Market Design 


Job Market Paper: High-Frequency Trade and Market Performance
Advisor(s):

Paul Milgrom, Gabriel Carroll, Timothy Bresnahan




Jeffrey Naecker, jnaecker@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~jnaecker/
Fields:

Primary:  Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics;

Secondary:  Public Economics, Microeconomic Theory


Job Market Paper: The Lives of Others: Predicting Donation Behavior with Non-Choice Responses
Advisor(s):

Doug Bernheim, Muriel Niederle, Charles Sprenger




Diego Perez, dperez1@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://stanford.edu/~dperez1/
Fields:

Macroeconomics, Finance, International Finance  


Job Market Paper: Sovereign Debt, Domestic Banks and the Provision of Public Liquidity
Advisor(s):

Martin SchneiderMonika PiazzesiPablo Kurlat, Manuel Amador




Troy Smith, tdsmith6@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~tdsmith6/
Fields:

Entrepreneurship, Development Economics, Corporate Finance, Labor Economics


Job Market Paper: Private Equity in India: Efficiency vs. Expansion
Advisor(s):

Nicholas Bloom, Caroline Hoxby, Shai Bernstein




Stephen Terry, sterry@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~sterry/
Fields:

Macroeconomics, Finance, International Economics


Job Market Paper: The Macro Impact of Firm Earnings Targets
Advisor(s):

Nick Bloom, Pete Klenow, Robert HallNir Jaimovich




Paul Wong, paulwong@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~paulwong
Fields:

Health Economics, Industrial Organization


Job Market Paper: Underwriting, Competition, and Entry in Nongroup Health Insurance
Advisor(s):

Tim Bresnahan, Liran Einav, Petra Moser




Ian Wright, iwright@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~iwright
Fields:

Finance, Econometrics


Job Market Paper: Investment and the Term Structure of Uncertainty
Advisor(s):

Monika Piazzesi, Nick Bloom, John Taylor




Mingjun Xiao, mjxiao@gmail.com
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~mjxiao/
Fields:

Primary: Microeconomic Theory: 

Secondary: Applied Microeconomics, Industrial Organization 


Job Market Paper: Mechanism Design with Interdependent Valuations and Semi-exclusive Information
Advisor(s):

Ilya Segal, Kyle Bagwell, Matt Jackson




Ning (Neil) Yu, ningyu@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~ningyu/
Fields:

Microeconomic Theory, Behavioral and Experimental Economics, China Economy


Job Market Paper: Carpe Diem, Carpe Worm: Context-Dependent Choice as Explained by Foraging Theory
Advisor(s):

Paul Milgrom, Douglas Bernheim, Ilya Segal




Xiaowei Yu, xwyu@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://web.stanford.edu/~xwyu
Fields:

Financial Economics, Contract Theory, Applied Microeconomic Theory


Job Market Paper: Middlemen's Effect on Bid-Ask Spreads and Investor Welfare in a Dynamic Limit Order Market
Advisor(s):

Ilya Segal, Paul Milgrom, Matt Jackson




Michael Zhang, mzh@stanford.edu
Web Site: http://www.stanford.edu/~mzh
Fields:

Financial Economics, Real Estate, Macroeconomics


Job Market Paper: Two-market Assignment Model of Housing
Advisor(s):

Monika Piazzesi, Martin Schneider, Darrell Duffie


Other Job Market Candidates

Job Market Candidates available November 2014 for positions in Summer/Fall 2015



Rebecca Dizon-Ross, rdr@mit.edu
Web Site: http://web.mit.edu/rdr/www/
Fields:

Primary: Development Economics.

Secondary: Applied Microeconomics, Economics of Education.


Job Market Paper: Parents' Perceptions and Children's Education: Experimental Evidence from Malawi
Advisor(s):

Pascaline Dupas, Caroline Hoxby, Esther Duflo, Seema Jayachandran




Andrey Fradkin, afradkin@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.andreyfradkin.com/
Fields:

Industrial Organization, The Economics of Digitization, Labor Economics 


Job Market Paper: Search Frictions and the Design of Online Marketplaces
Advisor(s):

Jon Levin Liran Einav, Caroline Hoxby, Luigi Pistaferri




Assaf Zimring, assafzim@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~assafzim/
Fields:

International Trade, Economics of Innovation


Job Market Paper: Testing the Heckscher-Ohlin-Vanek Theory with a Natural Experiment
Advisor(s):

Kyle Bagwell, Doireann Fitzgerald, Kalina Manova, Petra Moser