2018-19 Ph.D. Job Market Candidates

Placement Director

Otavio Bartalotti

Ahmed Aziz

Ahmed Aziz

Areas of interest: Labor Economics, International Economics, Development Economics

Job market paper: "Effects of Information Channels across Skill and Product Quality Groups: Evidence from Trade-Migration Nexus"

CV  | Major professors: Wallace Huffman

Personal website: https://ahmedaziz.weebly.com/


Somenath Bera

Somenath Bera

Areas of interest: Natural Resource, Labor, Behavioral Economics

Job market paper: "Are Labor Supply Decisions Neoclassical or Reference Dependent? Evidence from the Alaskan Halibut Fishery"

CV  | Major professors: Quinn Weninger, Joydeep Bhattacharya

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/iastate.edu/somenath-bera


Mohamed Hasan

Mohammad Hasan

Areas of interest: Financial Economics, International Finance, Macro Finance

Job market paper: "A Two-country Model of Banking Crises"

CV  | Major professor: Rajesh Singh

Personal website: https://mnhasan150.wixsite.com/hasan


Sicheng He

Sicheng He

Areas of interest: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

Job market paper: "Endogenous Growth: Innovation, Credit Constraints, and Stock Price Bubbles"

CV  | Major professor: Juan Carlos Cordoba

Personal website: https://sichenghe.weebly.com/


Jae Hyoung Kim

Jae Hyoung Kim

Areas of interest: Financial Economics, Behavioral Economics

Job market paper: "Financing R&D, Financial Constraints, and Employment"

CV | Major professors: Peter Orazem, James Brown, Finance

Personal website: https://www.jaehyoungkim.com/


Minghao Li

Minghao Li

Areas of interest: Regional Economics, Labor Economics, International Trade, Agricultural Economics

Job market paper: "Education equity and intergenerational mobility: Quasi-experimental evidence from court-ordered school finance reforms"

CV | Supervisors: Dermot Hayes, Wendong Zhang

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/view/minghao-li/


Fangge Lui

Fang-ge Liu

Areas of interest: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics

Job market paper: “The Value of Lake Restoration to Homeowners: Evidence from Iowa using a Difference-in-Difference Approach”

CV | Major professors: Catherine Kling, Wendong Zhang, Alejandro Plastina

Personal website: https://www.fanggeliu.com/


Jiaoting Shi

Jiaoting Shi

Areas of interest: Macroeconomics: Theory and Quantitative, Macro-Labor, International Macro

Job market paper: "Unemployment and Sovereign Risk"

CV  | Major professor: Rajesh Singh

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/view/jiaoting


Yau-Huo Shr

Yau-Huo (Jimmy) Shr

Areas of interest: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics

CV  | Supervisors: David Keiser, Catherine Kling

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/view/jimmyshr


Chuan Tang

Chuan Tang

Areas of interest: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Energy Economics, an Urban Economics

Job market papers: "Rail Accidents and Property Values in a Production Era of Unconventional Energy"
"Mercury Pollution, Information, and Property Values"

CV  | Supervisor: Catherine Kling

Personal website: www.chuantang.info