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 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
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Derek Christopher
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Contacts: Matthew Freedman, Jan Brueckner, Emily Owens

 

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Aria Golestani
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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
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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
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Concentrations: Labor Economics, Development Economics, Experimental Economics
Dissertation Title: Essays in Labor Economics
Job Market Paper: Impact of Minimum Wage Hikes on Restaurants: Evidence from Review Texts 
Contacts: David Neumark, Matthew Freedman, John Duffy, Michael McBride


 

 

Yoonjung Kim
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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
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Dissertation Title: 
Job Market Paper: Grocery Stores Raise Property Values: Evidence from FRESH
Contacts: Jan Brueckner, Matthew Freedman, Jack Liebersohn

 

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Taylor Mackay
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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 Malone
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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
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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
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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
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Concentrations: Labor Economics, Development Economics, Economics of Education, Political Economy
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Job Market Paper: Slow it Down: Remediation and Student Learning in Pakistan
Contacts: Dr. Damon Clark, Dr. Matthew Freedman, Dr. Arman Rezaee 

 

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Diana Joy Xiuyao Yang
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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
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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
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Concentrations: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Macroeconomics
Dissertation Title: 
Job Market Paper: Parameter instabilities and monetary policy in a Small Open Economy: Evidence from an estimated model for the UK  
Contacts: Fabio Milani, Eric Swanson, William Branch

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