Job Market Candidates by Name

2013-2014 New Ph.D. Job Market Candidates

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Contact Information
Placement Director:
Neil Wallace
814-863-3805
neilw@psu.edu

Graduate Secretary &
Placement Assistant:
814-865-1458

Penn State University
Department of Economics
608 Kern Graduate Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802

CANDIDATE: Ethem Akyol
EMAIL:exa163@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory
THESIS TITLE: Essays on Mechanism Design without Transfers
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Vijay Krishna

CANDIDATE: Saziye Pelin Akyol
EMAIL: spd161@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Economics of Education, Applied Microeconomics, Industrial Organization
THESIS TITLE: Essays in Applied Microeconomics
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Kala Krishna

CANDIDATE: Xue Bai
EMAIL: xxb101@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: International Trade, Industrial Organization
THESIS TITLE: Essays on International Trade and Firm Export Dynamics
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Kala Krishna

CANDIDATE: Somdutta Basu
EMAIL: sxb1009@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Microeconomics
THESIS TITLE: Essays in Microeconomic Theory
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Kalyan Chatterjee

CANDIDATE: Rakesh Chaturvedi
EMAIL: rzc134@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory
THESIS TITLE: Essays in Bargaining Mechanisms for Coalitional Games
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Kalyan Chatterjee

CANDIDATE:  Souvik Dutta 
EMAIL: sxd331@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Microeconomics
THESIS TITLE: Essays in Applied Microeconomic Theory
THESIS ADVISORS: Professor Kalyan Chatterjee

CANDIDATE: Frank Erickson
EMAIL: fpe102@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Applied Microeconomics
THESIS TITLE: Essays in Applied Microeconomics
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Edward J. Green

CANDIDATE: David Jinkins
EMAIL: dcj138@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Applied Microeconomics, Trade
THESIS TITLE: Essays on Labor Movement, Knowledge Diffusion, and Status
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor James Tybout

CANDIDATE: Pradeep Kumar
EMAIL: kumarecon7@gmail.com
PRIMARY FIELDS: Industrial Organization
THESIS TITLE: Market structure in the US banking industry
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Mark Roberts

CANDIDATE: Ahmad Lashkaripour
EMAIL: azl153@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: International Trade
THESIS TITLE: Essays on Quality and Price in International trade
THESIS ADVISORS: Professors Jonathan Eaton, Stephen Yeaple 

CANDIDATE: Joosung Lee
EMAIL: jxl1052@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Microeconomics, Game Theory, Public Economics
THESIS TITLE: Bargaining and Mechanism Design in Networks
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Kalyan Chatterjee

CANDIDATE: Shengyu Li
EMAIL: sul223@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Industrial Organization
THESIS TITLE: “Essays on Productivity, Uncertainty, and Firm Activities”
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Mark Roberts

CANDIDATE:  Jiaming Mao
EMAIL: jum198@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics
THESIS TITLE: Essays in Firm and Labor Market Dynamics
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor James Tybout

CANDIDATE: Yelena Sheveleva 
EMAIL: yas107@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: International Trade, Development
THESIS TITLE: Essays in Development and International Trade
THESIS ADVISOR: Professor Kala Krishna

CANDIDATE: Marlon Williams
EMAIL: mlw300@psu.edu
PRIMARY FIELDS: Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics
THESIS TITLE: “Essays on Two Sources of Market Imperfections: Consumer Search Costs and Consumer Myopia.”
THESIS ADVISORS: Professors Mark J. Roberts, & Edward Green