Graduate Placement, 2013/14

Prof. David Atkin
Graduate Placement Officer
Tel: 203-432-6227
david.atkin@yale.edu
Prof. Giuseppe Moscarini
Graduate Placement Officer
Tel: 203-432-3596
giuseppe.moscarini@yale.edu
Pamela O’Donnell
Placement Administrator
Tel: 203-432-3575
Fax: 203-436-2630
pamela.odonnell@yale.edu

Muneeza AlamMuneeza Alam

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Areas of Concentration: Development economics, Experimental economics, Microeconomic theory

Dissertation Title: “Decision-making under Constraints”

References: Christopher Udry, Daniel Keniston, Mushfiq Mobarak, Larry Samuelson

Maximiliano AppendinoMaximiliano Appendino

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Areas of Concentration: Asset pricing, Behavioral finance, Household finance, Macroeconomics

Dissertation Title: “Essays in Household Finance”

References: Nicholas Barberis, Andrew Metrick, Robert Shiller, Anthony Smith

Cihan Artunc

Cihan Artunç

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Areas of Concentration: Economic history, Law and economics

Dissertation Title: “Legal Pluralism in the Ottoman Empire”

References: Timothy Guinnane, Naomi Lamoreaux, Larry Samuelson

Timothy ChristensenTimothy Christensen

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Areas of Concentration: Econometric theory, Financial econometrics

Dissertation Title: “Sieve Estimation of Dynamic Economic Models”

References: Xiaohong Chen, Peter Phillips, Donald Andrews

Camilo DominguezCamilo Dominguez

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Areas of Concentration: Development economics, Econometrics

Dissertation Title: “Aggregate Effects on the Marriage Market of a Shift in the Distribution of Education”

References: Christopher Udry, Michael Boozer, T. Paul Schultz

Maximiliano DvorkinMaximiliano Dvorkin

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Areas of Concentration: Macroeconomics, Labor economics

Dissertation Title: “Macroeconomic Effects of Mobility and Reallocation Frictions”

References: Giuseppe Moscarini, Aleh Tsyvinski, Anthony Smith, Costas Arkolakis

Vitor Farinha LuzVitor Farinha Luz

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Areas of Concentration: Microeconomic theory, Mechanism design, Public finance

Dissertation Title: “Essays in Insurance and Adverse Selection”

References: Dirk Bergemann, Johannes Horner, Larry Samuelson

Yingni GuoYingni Guo

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Areas of Concentration: Microeconomic Theory, Political economy

Dissertation Title: “Essays in Economic Theory”

References: Johannes Horner, Larry Samuelson, Dirk Bergemann

Martin HackmannMartin Hackmann

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Areas of Concentration: Industrial Organization, Health Economics

Dissertation Title: “The Welfare Effects of Policy Interventions in the US Health Care Industry:  Evidence from the Nursing Home Industry and Health Insurance Markets”

References: Philip Haile, Amanda Kowalski, Steven Berry

Sander HeinsaluSander Heinsalu

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Areas of Concentration: Game theory, Decision theory, Microeconomic theory

Dissertation Title: “Unawareness and Noisy Signaling”

References: Johannes Horner, Larry Samuelson, Eduardo Faingold

David Yu LiuYu Liu

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Areas of Concentration: Development economics, Political economy, International trade

Dissertation Title: “Essays on Development Economics in China”

References: Nancy Qian, Christopher Udry, David Atkin, Eric Weese

Christopher NeilsonChristopher Neilson

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Areas of Concentration: Public Economics, Industrial organization, Labor economics

Dissertation Title: “Targeted Vouchers, Competition Among Schools and the Academic Achievement of Poor Students”

References: Steven Berry, Joseph Altonji, Philip Haile, Costas Meghir, Justine Hastings

Adam OsmanAdam Osman

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Areas of Concentration: Development economics, Labor economics, Experimental economics, Entrepreneurship

Dissertation Title: “Essays on the Role of Credit and Information in Development Economics”

References: Dean Karlan, David Atkin, Costas Meghir

Gregory Phelan

Gregory Phelan

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Areas of Concentration: Macroeconomics, Finance

Dissertation Title: “Essays on Macroeconomics, Financial Intermediation, and Leverage”

References: John Geanakoplos, Guillermo Ordonez, William Brainard, Ray Fair

Zhentao ShiZhentao Shi

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Areas of Concentration: Econometric theory, Applied econometrics

Dissertation Title:  “Essays on High-Dimensional Model Econometrics”

References: Peter Phillips, Donald Andrews, Yuichi Kitamura

Jamin SpeerJamin Speer

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Areas of Concentration: Labor economics, Economics of education, Applied microeconomics

Dissertation Title: “Essays on Occupational Choice, College Major, and Career Outcomes”

References: Joseph Altonji, Lisa Kahn, Fabian Lange, Ebonya Washington

Kieran WalshKieran Walsh

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Areas of Concentration: Macroeconomics, International finance, Finance

Dissertation Title: “The Macroeconomics of Debt and Financial Markets”

References: John Geanakoplos, Anthony Smith, Aleh Tsyvinski

Xiaoxue Zhao

Xiaoxue Zhao

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Areas of Concentration: Development economics, Applied microeconomics, Political economy

Dissertation Title: “Land Institutions under Communal Tenure”

References: Mark Rosenzweig, Nancy Qian, Christopher Udry, Truman Bewley

Seth ZimmermanSeth Zimmerman

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Areas of Concentration: Labor economics, Public finance

Dissertation Title: “Heterogeneity in the Labor Market Effects of College Attendance”

References: Joseph Altonji, Costas Meghir, Justine Hastings