Economics
 

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Placement

We are pleased to present our 2014-2015 graduate student Ph.D. job market candidates.  For contact information, a curriculum vitae, and other information about a given student, click on the appropriate link below.

We also welcome inquiries addressed to:

 

Placement Director
Professor Neville Francis
Department of Economics
107 Gardner Hall, CB 3305
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3305
(919) 966-5327
nrfranci@email.unc.edu  

Placement Director
Professor Ju Hyun Kim
Department of Economics
107 Gardner Hall, CB 3305
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3305
(919) 966-5338
juhkim@email.unc.edu  

Placement Director
Professor Valentin Verdier
Department of Economics
107 Gardner Hall, CB 3305
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3305
(919) 966-3962
vverdier@email.unc.edu  

Placement Assistant
Kenlyn Merritt
Department of Economics
107 Gardner Hall, CB 3305
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3305
(919) 966-2384
kenlyn@email.unc.edu

Job Market Candidates 20142015

Candidate and
Fields of Specialization

Job Market Paper

References

Olga Belskaya

curriculum vita
belskaya@email.unc.edu
web site

Labor Economics
Economics of Education
Development Economics
 

The Reversal of the Gender Gap in Higher Education in Russia: An Impact on the Gender Wage Gap through Education Externalities


PhD expected May 2015

Klara Peter (Chair)
Rita Balaban
David Guilkey
Helen Tauchen




 
Anthony Diercks

curriculum vita
diercks@live.unc.edu
web site

DSGE Asset Pricing
Macrofinance
Monetary Economics
International Economics
 

Asset Pricing and the Welfare Effects of Monetary Policy


PhD expected May 2015

Patrick Conway (Co-Chair)
Max Croce (Co-Chair)
Hengjie Ai
Ravi Bansal

 






 

Brett Matsumoto

curriculum vita
brettm@live.unc.edu
web site

Health Economics
Labor Economics
Applied Microeconometrics

Lighting the Fires: Explaining Youth Smoking Initiation and Experimentation in the Context of a Rational Addiction Model with Learning


PhD expected May 2015

Donna Gilleskie (Chair)
Peter Arcidiacono
Brian McManus

 






 
Mai Anh Ngo

curriculum vita
maianh.ngo@gmail.com
web site

International Trade
Economic Development
Applied Microeconomics
Innovation
 

Innovation and Credit Constraints Evidence from a Survey of Vietnamese Small and Medium Enterprises


PhD received May 2014

 

Patrick Conway (Chair)
Saraswata Chaudhuri
Paige Ouimet
Giang Nguyen

curriculum vita
gnguyen.econ@gmail.com
web site

Financial Econometrics
Market Microstructure
 

Order Flow Segmentation and the Role of Dark Pool Trading in the Price Discovery of US Treasury Securities


PhD expected December 2014

Eric Ghysels (Chair)
Michael Fleming
Eric Renault




 
Melati Nungsari

curriculum vita
melati@unc.edu
web site

Industrial Organization
Applied Game Theory
Search and Matching Theory
Economic Education

 

Searching for Yourself: A Model of Pricing on a Two-Sided Matching Platform with Horizontally-Differentiated Agents


PhD expected May 2015

Gary Biglaiser (Chair)
Peter Norman
Helen Tauchen




 
Ken Reddix

curriculum vita
kreddix@email.unc.edu
web site

Environmental Economics
Energy Economics
Empirical Industrial Organization
 

Powering Demand: Solar Photovoltaic Subsidies in California 


PhD expected May 2015

Brian McManus (Chair)
Donna Gilleskie
Jeremy Petranka
Helen Tauchen



 
Forrest Spence

curriculum vita
fspence@email.unc.edu
web site

Empirical Industrial Organization
Health Economics
 

Consumer Experience and the Value of Search in the Online Textbook Market


PhD expected May 2015

Brian McManus (Chair)
Donna Gilleskie
Jeremy Petranka
Tiago Pires 

James Roberts


 

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