L. Carolina Acuña Armenta

L. Carolina Acuña Armenta

Concentrations:
Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Econometrics

Dissertation Title:
Essays in Macroeconomics: A Tale of Expectations

Job Market Paper:
Information frictions: Learning and Inattention in an Estimated New Keynesian Model

Contacts:
Fabio Milani, Ivan Jeliazkov, William Branch
 

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Luis Esteban Maldonado Cabrera

Luis Esteban Maldonado Cabrera

Concentrations:
Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Dissertation Title:
Essays on Asset Prices, Expectations Formation and Nonlinear Macroeconomic Effects

Job Market Paper:
Housing Price Bubbles and Macroprudential Policies, an Adaptive Learning Approach

Contacts:
Fabio Milani, Ivan Jeliazkov, William Branch
 

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Derek Christopher

Derek Christopher

Concentrations:
Public Economics, Urban Economics, Immigration, Crime

Dissertation Title:
Essays on Immigration and Policy

Job Market Paper:
Homeownership in the Undocumented Population and the Consequenses of Credit Constraints

Contacts:
Matthew Freedman, Jan Brueckner, Emily Owens
 

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Aria Golestani

Aria Golestani

Concentrations:
Economics of Crime, Public Economics

Dissertation Title:
Essays on gendered criminal justice

Job Market Paper:
Silenced: Consequences of Nuisance Property Ordinances

Contacts:
Emily Owens, Matthew Freedman, Damon Clark, Kerri Raissian (UConn), Brian Jenkins
 

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Sidra Haye

Sidra Haye

Concentrations:
Health Economics, Public Economics, Applied Microeconomics

Dissertation Title:
Three Essays in Health Economics

Job Market Paper:
Many Doctors will See you Now: High-referring Physicians and Patient Outcomes

Contacts:
Damon Clark, Matthew Freedman, Mireille Jacobson
 

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Shantanu Khanna

Shantanu Khanna

Concentrations:
Labor Economics, Development Economics, Experimental Economics

Dissertation Title:
Essays in Labor Economics

Job Market Paper:
Many Channels of Adjustment to a Higher Minimum Wage: Evidence from Restaurant Reviews

Contacts:
David Neumark, Matthew Freedman, John Duffy, Michael McBride
 

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Yoonjung Kim

Yoonjung Kim

Concentrations:
Public Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics

Dissertation Title:
Three Essays in Public Economics

Job Market Paper:
The Effects of Universal Free Lunch Provision on Student Achievement: Evidence from South Korea

Contacts:
Matthew Freedman, Meera Mahadevan, Damon Clark
 

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Kyle Kole

Kyle Kole

Concentrations:
Urban Economics and Public Economics 

Dissertation Title:
 "Three Essays in Urban Economics"  

Job Market Paper:
Grocery Stores Raise Property Values: Evidence from FRESH

Contacts:
Jan Brueckner, Matthew Freedman, Jack Liebersohn
 

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Taylor Mackay

Taylor Mackay

Concentrations:
Public, Urban

Dissertation Title:
Source of Income Discrimination and the Housing Choice Voucher Program

Job Market Paper:
Source of Income Discrimination and the Housing Choice Voucher Program

Contacts:
Matthew Freedman, Emily Owens, and Jan Brueckner
 

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Elizabeth Molly Maloney

Elizabeth Molly Maloney

Concentrations:
Microeconomics and Applied Econometrics

Dissertation Title:
The Gender Wage Gap: A Product of Misogyny and Gender Norms

Job Market Paper:
The Gender Wage Gap: A Product of Misogyny and Gender Norms

Contacts:
David Neumark
 

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Zi Peng

Zi Peng

Concentrations:
Macroeconomics, Energy Economics, Marco Finance, Monetary Economics, Macroeconometrics

Dissertation Title:
 

Job Market Paper:
Investors’ Reactions and Expectations in the Crude Oil Market

Contacts:
Eric Swanson, William Branch, Fabio Milani
 

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Nishtha Sharma

Nishtha Sharma

Concentrations:
Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Labor Economics, Political Economy, Applied Microeconomics

Dissertation Title:
Essays in behavioral and labor economics

Job Market Paper:
Persistence of discrimination: Theory and experimental evidence

Contacts:
Stergios Skaperdas, Michael McBride, John Duffy, Meera Mahadevan
 

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Zarak Sohail

Zarak Sohail

Concentrations:
Labor Economics, Development Economics, Economics of Education, Political Economy

Dissertation Title:
 

Job Market Paper:
Remediation and Student Learning: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

Contacts:
Dr. Damon Clark, Dr. Matthew Freedman, Dr. Arman Rezaee
 

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Diana Joy Xiuyao Yang

Diana Joy Xiuyao Yang

Concentrations:
Fields: Empirical Asset Pricing, Monetary Economics, Financial Economics, Investment.
Methods: Bayesian Analysis, Text Analysis, Machine Learning

Dissertation Title:
Essays on Asset Pricing and Cryptocurrency

Job Market Paper:
Cross Sector Comovements and Policy Impact in the COVID 19 Stock Market: A Dynamic Factor Approach

Contacts:
Gary Richardson, Ivan Jeliazkov, Matthew Harding
 

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Erya Yang

Erya Yang

Concentrations:
Decision Theory, Mechanism Design, Law and Econonomics

Dissertation Title:
Essays on heterogeneous preferences, planner-doer games, and persuasion

Job Market Paper:
Random Quasi-linear Utility

Contacts:
Igor Kopylov, Stergios Skaperdas, Paata Ivanisviliv, Michael McBride, Michelle Garfinkel
 

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Nayib Rene Zamarripa

Nayib Rene Zamarripa

Concentrations:
Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Macroeconomics

Dissertation Title:
Essays on Quantitative Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy

Job Market Paper:
Parameter instabilities and monetary policy in a Small Open Economy: Does the Bank of England respond to the exchange rate?

Contacts:
Fabio Milani, Eric Swanson, William Branch
 

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