My Students

Most of the research was supported by National Science Foundation CAREER Grant and National Science Foundation SES 0551175

 

Sebastian Heise

Ph.D. 2016, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Ph.D. Thesis: “Long-term Relationships in Producer Markets”

Placement:  Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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Tommaso Porzio

 

Tommaso Porzio

Ph.D. 2016, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Ph.D. Thesis: “Essays on Growth, Technology and Human Capital”

Placement:  Assistant Professor of Economics at University of California

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Nicolas Werquin

Ph.D. 2015, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Ph.D. Thesis: “Essays in Dynamic Optimal Taxation”

Placement:  Toulouse School of Economics, Assistant Professor

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Kieran Walsh

Ph.D. 2014, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Ph.D. Thesis: “The Macroeconomics of Debt and Financial Markets”

Placement:  Assistant Professor, University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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Maximiliano Dvorkin

Ph.D. 2014, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Ph.D. Thesis: “The Macroeconomic Effects of Mobility and Reallocation Frictions”

Placement:  Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis

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Dominik Sachs Dominik Sachs

Ph.D. 2013, University of Konstanz

Currently Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Cologne

Job Market Paper: “Designing Efficient Education and Tax Policies”

Placement:  University of Munich, professor of economics

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Lint Barrage

Ph.D. 2013, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Placement: University of Maryland

Ph.D. Thesis: “Carbon Taxes as a Part of Fiscal Policy and Market Incentives for Environmental Stewardship” [pdf]

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Melanie Morten

Ph.D. 2013, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Placement: Stanford University (Department of Economics)

Dissertation Distinctions: ReStud Tour, 2013

Ph.D. Thesis: “Temporary Migration and Endogenous Risk Sharing in Village India” [pdf]

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Kai Du

Ph.D. 2012, Yale University (School of Management)

Placement: Penn State University (Smeal College of Business) [pdf]

Ph.D. thesis: “Essays in Accounting Theory”

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Maxim Troshkin

Ph.D. 2011, University of Minnesota (Department of Economics)

Ph.D. Thesis: “Essays in Optimal Fiscal Policy”

Placement: Cornell University (Department of Economics)

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Elias Albagli

Ph.D. 2010, Harvard University (Department of Economics)

Job market paper: “Amplification of Uncertainty in Illiquid Markets” [pdf]

Placement: USC Marschall, Finance and Business Economics

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William Shikani

B.A. 2010, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Initial Placement: Macquarie Bank, Agricultural Commodities and Structured Products Trading

B.A. Thesis: ”The Granular Origins of Economic Growth in China”

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Georgy Egorov

Ph.D. 2009, Harvard University (Department of Economics)

Placement: Kellogg School of Management (Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences)

Ph.D. thesis: “Political Agency in Democracies and Dictatorships” [pdf]

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Oleg Itskhoki

Ph.D. 2009, Harvard University (Department of Economics)

Placement: Princeton University (Department of Economics)

Dissertation distinctions: ReStud Tour, 2009

Ph.D. thesis: “International Trade and Labor Markets: Unemployment, Inequality and Redistribution” [pdf]
 

Leon Berkelmans

Ph.D. 2008, Harvard University (Department of Economics)

Placement: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Ph.D. thesis: “Essays on Monetary Economics”

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Seamus Smyth

Ph.D. 2008, Harvard University (Department of Economics)

Initial placement: Goldman Sachs, Global Investment Research, US Economics Group

Ph.D. thesis: “Essays on Optimal Taxation and the Life Cycle” [pdf]

Matthew C. Weinzierl

Ph.D. 2008, Harvard University (Department of Economics)

Placement: Harvard Business School, BGIE Unit

Dissertation distinctions: ReStud Tour, 2008

Ph.D. thesis: “Essays in Optimal Taxation” [pdf]

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Current Students

 

Antoine Arnoud

Ph.D. expected 2019, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Ph.D. Thesis: “Essays in Macroeconomics and Computational Economics”

Placement:  Job Market Candidate 2018

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Yukun Liu

Ph.D. expected 2019, Yale University (Department of Economics)

Ph.D. Thesis:  “Labor-Based Asset Pricing” 

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