PhD Candidates 2019

Boston University Department of Economics

Placement Officer: Professor Stefania Garetto, garettos@bu.edu, (617)358-5887
PhD Program Administrator: Andrew Campolieto, acamp@bu.edu, (617) 353-4454

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So Hyun An

Fields: Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics
Job Market Paper: The effect of in-store displays on concentration and pricing
C.V. | Website | sohyunan@bu.edu
References: Marc Rysman, Jordi Jaumandreu, Jihye Jeon


Jesse Bruhn

Fields: Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics
Job Market Paper: The Consequences of Sorting for Understanding School Quality
C.V. | Website | jessebr@bu.edu
References: Kevin Lang, Daniele Paserman, Ray Fisman


Juan Carvajal

Fields: Political Economy, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Job Market Paper: Gender Quotas in Spanish Elections
C.V. | Website | carvajal@bu.edu
References: Johannes Schmieder, Daniele Paserman, Ray Fisman


Alessandro Casini

Fields: Econometrics, Time Series Econometrics, Financial Econometrics
Job Market Paper: Theory of evolutionary spectra for heteroskesdasticity and autocorrelation robust inference in possibly misspecified and nonstationary models
C.V. | Website | acasini@bu.edu
                    References: Pierre Perron, Zhongjun Qu, Hiroaki Kaido


Vince Chen

Fields: Macroeconomics, International Economics and Public Finance
Job Market Paper: Fiscal Multipliers and Regional Reallocation
C.V. | Website | wzchen@bu.edu
References: Robert King, Adam Guren, Marianne Baxter


Mesay Gebresilasse

Fields: Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Job Market Paper: Rural Roads, Agricultural Extension, and Productivity
C.V. | Website | mmelese@bu.edu
References: Samuel Bazzi, Dilip Mookherjee, Martin Fiszbein


Yeseul Hyun

Fields: Development Economics, Labor Economics
Job Market Paper: Place-based Development: Evidence from Special Economic Zones in India
C.V. | Website | yhyun@bu.edu
References: Daniele Paserman, Samuel Bazzi, Johannes Schmieder


Yeonha Jung

Fields: Development Economics, Economic History
Job Market Paper: The Long Reach of Cotton in the U.S. South: Tenant Farming, Mechanization and Low-Skill Manufacturing
C.V. | Website | yjung@bu.edu
References: Martin Fiszbein, Robert Margo, James Feigenbaum, Samuel Bazzi


Sanghoon Kim

Fields: Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory
Job Market Paper: An Informed Agent’s Advice: Theory and Evidence
C.V. | Website | sanghoon@bu.edu
References: Albert Ma, Marc Rysman, Jihye Jeon


Yi-Hsuan Lin

Fields: Decision Theory, Microeconomic Theory
Job Market Paper: Stochastic Choice and Rational Inattention
C.V. | Website | yihsuanl@bu.edu
References: Larry Epstein, Barton Lipman, Jawwad Noor


Junwen Lu

Fields: Financial Econometrics, Time Series Econometrics, Finance
Job Market Paper: Sieve Estimation of Option Implied State Price Density
C.V. | Website | junwenl@bu.edu
References: Zhongjun Qu, Pierre Perron, Hiroaki Kaido


Siyi Luo

Fields: Econometrics, Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics
Job Market Paper: Quantile Effects in a Sample Selection Model for Network and Panel Data
C.V. | Website | syluo@bu.edu
References: Ivan Fernandez-Val, Hiroaki Kaido, Randall Ellis


Bruno Martins

Fields: Health Economics, Industrial Organization
Job Market Paper: Vertical Integration in Medicare Part D
C.V. | Website | bmartins@bu.edu
References: Randall Ellis, Marc Rysman, Francesco Decarolis, Keith Ericson


Phillip Ross

Fields: Development Economics, Labor Economics, Economics of Education
Job Market Paper: Ancestral Roots of Locus of Control
C.V. | Website | phross@bu.edu
References: Samuel Bazzi, Daniele Paserman, Kehinde Ajayi


Arthur Smith

Fields: International Trade, Macroeconomics
Job Market Paper: Trade and Inequality: Educational and Occupational Choice Matter
C.V. | Website | avsmith@bu.edu
References: Stefania Garetto, Stephen Terry, Pascual Restrepo


Hui Ren Tan

Fields: Economic History, Labor Economics
Job Market Paper: A Different Land of Opportunity: The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the Early 20th-Century U.S.
C.V. | Website | huiren@bu.edu
References: Robert Margo, Kevin Lang, Daniele Paserman, James Feigenbaum


Zsolt Udvari

Fields: Microeconomic Theory, Organization Economics
Job Market Paper: When Transaction Costs Restore Efficiency: Coalition Formation with Costly Binding Agreements
C.V. | Website | zsoltudv@bu.edu
References: Andrew Newman, Patrick Legros, Juan Ortner