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2014 Job Market Candidates

Placement Director:
Stephen Redding

Placement Assistant:
Laura Hedden

Job Market Candidate Summary Sheet      

Postdoctoral Candidates from other institutions      


Nemanja Antic [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: microeconomic theory, political economy
Paper Title: "Contracting with Unknown Technologies"
References: Stephen Morris, Sylvain Chassang, Marco Battaglini

Matthew Baron [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: financial economics, banking, asset pricing
Paper Title: "Countercyclical Bank Equity Issuance"
References: Wei Xiong, Atif Mian, Markus Brunnermeier

Qingqing Cao [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: macroeconomics, international finance, financial economics
Paper Title: "Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy With Collateral Constraints"
References: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Mark Aguiar, Oleg Itskhoki

Tom Carter [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: macroeconomics, financial economics
Paper Title: "Liquidity Standards and the Optimal Regulation of Fragile Interbank Markets"  
References: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki,

Alfonso Cebreros [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: international trade, applied econometrics, macroeconomics
Paper Title: "The Rewards to Self-Discovery: Learning and Firm Exporter Dynamics" 
References: Stephen Redding, Gene Grossman, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Benjamin Connault [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: econometric theory, applied microeconomics, development economics
Paper Title: "Hidden Rust Models"
References: Bo Honoré, Ulrich Müller, Andriy Norets, Christopher Sims

Liang Dai [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: finance, applied microeconomic theory, political economy, international trade
Paper Title: "Asset Bundling and Information Acquisition of Investors with Different Expertise"
References: Stephen Morris, Wei Xiong, Valentin Haddad

Xiaochen (Alan) Feng [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: empirical macroeconomics and finance, international finance
Paper Title: "Bank Competition, Risk Taking and Their Consequences: Evidence from the U.S. Mortgage and Labor Markets"
References: Atif Mian, Markus Brunnermeier, David Sraer, Wei Xiong

Ji Huang [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: financial economics, asset pricing, banking, corporate finance, macroeconomics
Paper Title: "Banking and Shadow Banking"
References: Markus Brunnermeier, Yuliy Sannikov, Mark Aguiar

Ying Jiang [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: corporate finance, asset pricing, institutional finance
Paper Title: "Order Flow Informativeness and Equity Financing"
References: Hyun Shin, Wei Xiong, Valentin Haddad

Shaowei Ke [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: microeconomic theory, finance
Paper Title: "Boundedly Rational Backward Induction"
References: Faruk Gul, Wolfgang Pesendorfer, Stephen Morris
Scott Kostyshak [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: applied econometrics, development, health
Paper Title: "Non-parametric Testing of U-Shaped Relationships"
References: Bo Honoré, Angus Deaton, James Rauch, Tom Vogl
Gabriele La Spada [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: financial economics, financial intermediation, market microstructure, financial econometrics
Paper Title: "Competition, Reach for Yield, and Money Market Funds"
References: Hyun Shin, Markus Brunnermeier, David Sraer, Atif Mian
Inessa Liskovich [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: corporate finance, financial economics, labor economics
Paper Title: "Corporate Governance and the Firm's Workforce"
References: Henry Farber, Harrison Hong, Alex Mas
Victoria Liu [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: empirical finance, corporate finance, asset pricing, banking
Paper Title: "Impact of Bank Lending on Trade Credit"
References: Hyun Shin, David Sraer, Valentin Haddad
Andres Maggi [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: international trade, economic geography, labor economics, development economics
Paper Title: "Natural Resources and Local Economic Activity: Evidence from Australia"
References: Stephen Redding, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Gene Grossman
Doron Ravid [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: microeconomic theory, game and choice theory, behavioral economics, statistics and econometrics
Paper Title: "Bargaining with Rational Inattention"
References: Faruk Gul, Wolfgang Pesendorfer, Roland Bénabou
Michael Sockin [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: financial economics, macroeconomics, public finance
Paper Title: "Not so Great Expectations: A Model of Informational Frictions and Growth"
References: Wei Xiong, Mikhail Golosov, Stephen Morris
Mariano Somale [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: international economics, macroeconomics
Paper Title: "Comparative Advantage in Innovation and Production"
References: Stephen Redding, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Gene Grossman
C. Kai Steverson [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: economic theory, political economy, search models, applied game theory
Paper Title: "Mobility and Discrimination in a Search Model"
References: Faruk Gul, Stephen Morris, Wolfgang Pesendorfer
Neel Sukhatme [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: law and economics, applied microeconomics, innovation and entrepeneurship
Paper Title: "Who Cares About Patent Term? Cross-Industry Differences in Term Sensitivity"
References: Orley Ashenfelter, Henry Farber, Alex Mas
Cheng Sun [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: political economy, microeconomic theory, corporate finance
Paper Title: "Reputation on Social Media"
References: Wolfgang Pesendorfer, Stephen Morris, Faruk Gul
Peter Van Tassel [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: finance, asset pricing, financial econometrics
Paper Title: "Merger Options and Risk Arbitrage"
References: Yacine Aït-Sahalia, Markus Brunnermeier, Jakub Jurek
Thomas R. Winberry [cv] [webpage]
Research Interests: macroeconomics, public finance, computational economics
Paper Title: "Lumpy Investment, Business Cycles, and Stimulus Policy"
References: Richard Rogerson, Greg Kaplan, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg