Job Market Candidates 2013-14


Contacts:

Placement Officer – Prof. Kar-yiu Wong (karyiu@uw.edu | 206-685-1859)
Graduate Program Counselor – Simon Reeve-Parker (simonrp@uw.edu | 206-685-1384)


Alam, Shamma

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Research Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Economic Development, Health Economics, Econometrics, Labor Economics

Job Market Paper: Parental Health Shocks: Child Labor and Educational Outcomes (Abstract)

Dissertation: Three Essays in Development and Health Economics

References: Hendrik Wolff (chair), Claus Pörtner, Rachel Heath, Mary Kay Gugerty


Aylar, Emre

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Research Fields: Econometrics, Time Series Econometrics, Applied Macroeconomics

Job Market Paper: Tests for a Broken Trend with Stationary or Integrated Shocks (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Essays on Time Series Econometrics

References: Eric Zivot (chair), Chang-Jin Kim, Yu-chin Chen


Gwati, Ranganai

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Research Fields: International Finance, Finance, Econometrics

Job Market Paper: FX Options and Excess Returns: A Multi-Moment Term Structure Model of Exchange Rate Dynamics (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Essays on FX Options and the Economics of Exchange Rates

References: Yu-chin Chen (chair), Eric Zivot, Charles Nelson (cnelson@uw.edu), Thomas Gilbert, Sarang Amirtabar (sarang.amirtabar@seattle.gov; 503-957-8567)


Hoagland, Chasya

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Research Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics

Job Market Paper: The Impact of Perceived Ability on Returns to Education (Abstract)

Dissertation: Breaking the Dominance of Traditional Demographic Variables in Education Economics

References: Yoram Barzel (chair), Claus Portner, Mark Long


Hsu, Lin-chi

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Research Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics

Job Market Paper: The Timing of Welfare Payment and Domestic Violence (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Essays on Family Violence

References: Elaina Rose (chair), Richard O. Zerbe Jr., Seik Kim (seikkim@uw.edu)


Keefer, Ben

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Research Fields: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Behavioral Economics

Job Market Paper 1: Sensitization, Excess Volatility, and Extraordinary Persistence (Abstract | Paper)
Job Market Paper 2: Reference Points, Leaders, and Organizational Culture (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Essays on Perceptions of Risk and Culture (Abstract)

References: Stephen Turnovsky (co-chair), Jacques Lawarrée (co-chair), Fahad Khalil (co-chair)


Kim, Jaeho

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Research Fields: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Finance

Job Market Paper 1: Bayesian Inference in Regime-Switching ARMA Models with Absorbing States: The Dynamics of the Ex-Ante Real Interest Rate under Structural Breaks (Abstract | Paper)
Job Market Paper 2: The “Pile-Up Problem” in Trend-Cycle Decomposition of Real GDP: Classical and Bayesian Perspectives (Abstract | Paper)

References: Chang-jin Kim (chair), Eric Zivot, Richard Startz, Yu-chin Chen, Charles R. Nelson (cnelson@uw.edu)


Kuenzel, David

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Research Fields: International Economics, Economic Growth, Macroeconomics

Job Market Paper: WTO Dispute Determinants (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Essays on Institutional and Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade

References: Theo S. Eicher (chair), Yu-chin Chen, Kar-yiu Wong, Chris Papageorgiou, Haideh Salehi-Esfahani (teaching reference)


Lundberg, Clark

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Research Fields: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Finance

Job Market Paper: Time Scale Structure in the Cross Section of Portfolio Returns (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Time Scale Macroeconometrics

References: Eric Zivot (chair), Yu-chin Chen, Chang-jin Kim, Don Percival


Ma, Xuyang

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Research Fields: Finance, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Banking and Financial Institutions

Job Market Paper: The S Factor and Bond Risk Premia (Abstract)

Dissertation: Essays on Yield Curve and Bond Risk Premia

References: Eric Zivot (co-chair), Charles R. Nelson (co-chair), Chang-Jin Kim, Thomas Gilbert, Doug Martin (teaching reference)


Mai, Hui

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Research Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Econometrics, Labor Economics, Microeconomics, Economic Development, Industrial Organization

Job Market Paper: Estimating the Effects of Family Relocation on Children’s Education and Youth Risky Behavior (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Essays on Family Economics

References: Seik Kim (co-chair; seikkim@uw.edu), Rachel Heath (co-chair), Judith Thornton, Haideh Salehi-Esfahani (teaching reference)


Su, Alice

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Research Fields: Microeconomics, Industrial Organization

Job Market Paper: Information Acquisition and the Equilibrium Incentive Problem (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Essays on Contract Theory

References: Fahad Khalil (co-chair), Jacques Lawarrée (co-chair), Quan Wen, Haideh Salehi-Esfahani (teaching reference)


Su, Yu-hsuan

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Research Fields: Development Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics

Job Market Paper: What Explains Differences in Child Health between Rural, Urban, and Slum Areas? Evidence from India (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Essays on Household Behavior in Developing Economies (Abstract)

References: Judith Thornton (chair), Claus Pörtner, Rachel Heath, Robert Plotnick


Wong, Ho Po (Crystal)

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Research Fields: Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Microeconomics, History of Economic Thought

Job Market Paper: When Homemakers are Compensated: A Study of the Effects of Homemaking Provision in Property Division Following Divorce (Abstract | Paper)

Dissertation: Essays on Family Law and the Family

References: Elaina Rose (chair), Neil Bruce, Rachel Heath, Bruce Caldwell


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