Economics Ph.D. Job Market Candidates

Fri, 10/11/2019

The department is proud to support and promote the work of our Ph.D. students who are seeking employment following the completion of their doctoral program. At Cornell University, economists are trained in many departments, schools and colleges, and as a part of multiple graduate fields. The following websites include the subset of students who are receiving their degrees in Fields outside of Economics: Field of Policy Analysis and Management and Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

For further information on our candidates, please feel free to contact John Cawley, Placement Chair, or any member of the Placement Committee:

 

Economics
Jee Hun Choi

Jee Hun Choi

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Choi CV   |  Choi Personal Webpage  |  jc2835@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Public Health Insurance Expansions and Private Market Spillovers: Evidence from Arkansas

Research Interests: Health Economics, Industrial Organization

References: Panle Barwick (co-chair), Sean Nicholson (co-chair), Thomas Hoe, Claire S.H. Lim

Maura Coughlin

Maura Coughlin

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Coughlin CV   |  Coughlin Personal Webpage    |  mc2463@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Insurance Choice with Non-Monetary Plan Attributes: Limited
Consideration in Medicare Part D


Research Interests: Applied Microeconomics, Health Insurance/IO, Applied Econometrics 

References: Francesca Molinari (co-chair), Levon Barseghyan (co-chair), Colleen Carey 

Tilahun Emiru

Tilahun Emiru

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Emiru CV   |  Emiru Personal Webpage  |  tme29@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Local Currency External Debt and Default Incentives in Emerging Markets

Research Interests: International Finance, Macroeconomics

References: Kristoffer Nimark (chair), Eswar Prasad (co-chair), Karel Mertens

Katelyn Health

Katelyn Heath

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Heath CV   |  Heath Personal Webpage  |  kmh324@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Direct and Spillover Effects of Limiting Access to Special Education

Research Interests: Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Public Finance

References: Maria Fitzpatrick (chair), Michael Lovenheim, Doug Miller

Sylverie Herbert

Sylverie Herbert

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Herbert CV   |  Herbert Personal Webpage  |  sh2258@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “State-Dependent Central Bank Communication with Heterogeneous Beliefs

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Information Economics

References: Kristoffer Nimark (chair), Chris Huckfeldt, Julieta Caunedo, Lars Vilhuber

Todd Jones

Todd Jones

Postdoctoral Researcher, Economics Ph.D. '18

Jones CV   |  Jones Personal Webpage  |  tjones250@gsu.edu

Job Market Paper: “Maxed Out: The Human Capital Effects of Larger Student Loan Limits” and "The Effects of Financial Aid Loss on Student Persistence and Graduation: A Multi-Dimensional Regression Discontinuity Approach"

Research Interests: Applied Microeconomics, Economics of Education, Labor Economics

References: Ronald Ehrenberg, Daniel Kreisman, Michael Lovenheim

Amani Moin

Amani Moin

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Moin CV   |  Moin Personal Webpage  |  aum4@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Do Firms Gain from Lobbying? Evidence from Congressional Commitee Assignments

Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Financial Technology 

References: Roni Michaely (co-chair), Hyunseob Kim (co-chair), Elizabeth Berger

Andrea Monge

Andrea Monge

Ph.D. Candidate in Policy Analysis and Management

Monge CV   |  Monge Personal Webpage  |  anm225@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Courts Intervening in Health Care Resource Allocation: An Empirical
Analysis


Research Interests: Global Health, Health Economics, Health Policy, Health Services Management

References: Sean Nicholson (Chair), Nicolas ZiebarthThomas Hoe, Colleen Carey

Stephanie Schauder

Stephanie Schauder

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Schauder CV   |  Schauder Personal Webpage  |  sas648@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “The Effect of Sprawl Development on Grocery Store Location and Food
Access


Research Interests: Agricultural Economics, Health Economics, Urban Economics

References: Miguel Gomez (chair), Nicolas Ziebarth, Oliver Gao

Yu (Leo) She

Yu (Leo) She

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

She CV   |  She Personal Webpage  |  ys693@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Financial Constraint, Firm Investment and Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Public Finance, Natural Language Programming

References: Kristoffer Nimark (chair), Yifei Mao, Christopher Huckfeldt

Jason Somerville

Jason Somerville

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Somerville CV   |  Somerville Personal Webpage  |  js2946@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Choice-Set-Dependent Preferences in Consumer Choice: An Experimental
Test


Research Interests: Behavioral Economics, Public Policy, Experimental Economics

References: Edward Donald O'Donoghue (chair), Levon Barseghyan, Ori Heffetz

Matthew Thirkettle

Matthew Thirkettle

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Thirkettle CV   |  Thirkettle Personal Webpage  |  mkt68@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Identification and Estimation of Network Statistics with Missing Link Data

Research Interests: Econometrics, Networks, Industrial Organization

References: Francesca Molinari (chair), Levon Barseghyan, Joerg Stoye, David Easley

Lucy Xiaolu Wang

Lucy Xiaolu Wang

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Wang CV   |  Wang Personal Webpage  |  xw377@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Global Drug Diffusion and Innovation with a Patent Pool: The Case of HIV
Drug Cocktails


Research Interests: Innovation Economics, Health Care Economics, Industrial Organization,
Public Finance 

References: Michael Waldman (co-chair), Sean Nicholson (co-chair), Chris Forman, Michael Lovenheim

Jun Hyun Yun

Jun Hyun Yun

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Yun CV   |  Yun Personal Webpage  |  jy697@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Social Security Eligbility Age and the Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors
of the Elderly


Research Interests: Public Finance, Health Economics, Labor Economics 

References: Michael Lovenheim (chair), Douglas Miller, Donald Kenkel 

Nahim Bin Zahur

Nahim Bin Zahur

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Zahur CV   |  Zahur Personal Webpage  |  nz96@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “Long-term Contracts and Efficiency in the Liquefied Natural Gas Industry

Research Interests: Empirical Industrial Organization, Environmental and Energy Economics

References: Panle Barwick (chair), Jean-Francois Houde, Shanjun Li , Giulia Brancaccio

Xingtong Zhang

Xingtong Zhang

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Zhang CV   |  Zhang Personal Webpage  |  xz387@cornell.edu

Job Market Paper: “An Asymptotically Efficient Test for Functional Coefficient Models with Application to Conditional Asset Pricing Models

Research Interests: Econometric Theory, Financial Econometrics, Asset Pricing 

References: Yongmiao Hong (chair), Nicholas Kiefer, Joerg Stoye