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Ph.D. Job Candidates

For further information on our candidates, please feel free to contact Larry Blume or any member of the placement committee.

The CV packet for all Cornell job candidates.

Placement Committee:

Chair, Larry Blume (607) 255-9530
Antonio Bento (607) 255-0626
Jim Berry (607) 255-6338
Levon Barseghyan (607) 255-6284
Max Troshkin (607) 255-6337

Placement Coordinator: Andrea Conlon (607) 255-4893

Evan Buntrock

Evan Buntrock  web page  email

Focus: Labor Economics, Applied Economics, Behavioral Economics

Job market paper: Comparison-Group Position and Job Search: Information or Irritation?

References: John Abowd, Daniel Benjamin, Aaron Bodoh-Creed, Richard Mansfield

Xiaomeng Lu

Xiaomeng Lu  web page  email

Focus: Behavioral Finance, Empirical Asset Pricing, Real Estate

Job market paper: Bubble-Creating Stock Market Attacks: Widespread Evidence from the Chinese Stock Market

References: Ming Huang, Yongmiao Hong, David Ng, Peng Liu

Yanlei Ma

Yanlei Ma  web page  email

Focus: Macroeconomics, Political Economy, Public Finance

Job market paper: Curse or Blessing? On the Welfare Consequences of Divided Government and Policy Gridlock

References: Stephen Coate, Karel Mertens, Levon Barseghyan, Assaf Razin, Viktor Tsyrennikov, Marco Battaglini

Priya Mukherjee

Priya Mukherjee  web page  email

Focus: Development Economics, Political Economy

Job market paper: The Effects of Social Identity on Aspirations and Learning Outcomes: A Field Experiment in Rural India.

References: Stephen Coate, Kaushik Basu, Jim Berry, Claire Lim

Ankita Patnaik

Ankita Patnaik  web page  email

Focus:Labor Economics, Applied Economics, Family and Social Welfare Policy

Job market paper: Reserving Time for Daddy: The Short- and Long-Run Consequences of Fathers’ Quotas

References: Francine D. Blau, John M. Abowd, Michael F. Lovenheim

Richard Patterson

Richard Patterson (PAM Student)  web page  email

Focus: Behavioral Economics, Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics

Job market paper: Can Behavioral Tools Improve Online Student Outcomes? Experimental Evidence from a Massive Open Online Course

References: Ronald Ehrenberg, Jordan Matsudaira, Daniel Benjamin, Tatiana Homonoff

Kalyani Raghunathan

Kalyani Raghunathan  web page  email

Focus: Labor and Development Economics

Job market paper: Providing more than just employment? Evidence from the NREGA in India

References: Gary Fields, John Abowd, Arnab Basu, James Berry, Lars Vilhuber

Brandon Tripp

Brandon Tripp  web page  email

Focus: Behavioral Economics and Applied Microeconomics

Job market paper: The Value of Free: Evidence from Shipping Charges on eBay

References: Ted O'Donoghue, Dan Benjamin, Jordan Matsudaira, Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Jubo Yan

Jubo Yan (AEM Student) web page  email

Focus: Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics

Job market paper: Willingness to Accept (WTA) and Willingness to Pay (WTP) for Risky Prospects

References: William Schulze, Ted O’Donoghue, David Just, Richard Schuler, Brian Wansink

Lei Ye

Lei Ye  web page  email

Focus: International Economics, Financial Economics, Macroeconomics, Emerging Markets

Job market paper: Corporate Investment and Liquidity Management in Emerging Markets during Capital Flows Waves

References: Eswar Prasad, Murillo Campello, Andrew Karolyi, Karl Shell

At Cornell University economists are trained in many departments, schools and colleges, and as a part of multiple graduate fields. Ph.D. job candidates with training in economics can also be found on the following web sites: Field of Policy Analysis and Management and Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

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