Economics
 

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Placement

We are pleased to present our 2013-2014 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 Fei Li
Department of Economics
107 Gardner Hall, CB 3305
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3305
(919) 966-3710
lifei@email.unc.edu  

Placement Director
Professor Tiago Pires
Department of Economics
107 Gardner Hall, CB 3305
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3305
(919) 966-4485
tpires@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 20132014

Candidate and
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References

Justin Contat

curriculum vita
contat@email.unc.edu
web site

Political Lobbying
Microeconomic Theory
Industrial Organization
 

Asymmetry and Contribution Limits in Incomplete Information Political Lobbying


PhD expected May 2014

Sergio Parreiras (Chair)
Gary Biglaiser
Peter Norman



 
Chris Cronin

curriculum vita
ccronin@live.unc.edu
web site

Health Economics
Labor Economics
Applied Microeconometrics
 

Insurance-Induced Moral Hazard: A Dynamic Model of Within-Year Medical Care Decision Making Under Uncertainty


PhD expected May 2014

Donna Gilleskie (Chair)
David Guilkey
Brian McManus
Helen Tauchen




 
David Fragoso Gonzalez

curriculum vita
davidfg@live.unc.edu
web site

Economics of Information
Executive Compensation
Industrial Organization
Political Economy
 

A Theory of Disclosed Executive Compensation as a Signal of Insider Information  


PhD expected December 2013

Gary Biglaiser (Chair)
Michael Aguilar
Peter Norman
Sergio Parreiras




 
David Frazier

curriculum vita
frazdt@email.unc.edu
web site

Financial Econometrics
Econometrics
Applied Econometrics
 

Maximization By Parts in Semiparametric Models


PhD expected May 2014

Eric Renault (Chair)
Saraswata Chaudhuri
Yanqin Fan
Eric Ghysels
Jonathan Hill



 
Fatma B. Gunay  

curriculum vita
gunay@live.unc.edu
web site

Industrial Organization
Game Theory
 

Incumbency Advantage in Markets with Network Externalities


PhD awarded August 2013

Gary Biglaiser (Chair)
Michael Anderson
Vijay Krishna
Peter Norman

 

Kaiji Motegi

curriculum vita
motegi@live.unc.edu
web site

Econometrics
Financial Econometrics
 

Granger Causality in Mixed Frequency Time Series


PhD expected May 2014

Eric Ghysels (Chair)
Saraswata Chaudhuri
Jonathan Hill



 
Nazire Ozkan

curriculum vita
nazire@live.unc.edu
web site

Financial Econometrics
Econometrics
Applied Econometrics
 

Real-Time Forecasting of State and Local Governments' Budget with Mixed Frequency Data Regressions


PhD expected May 2014

Eric Ghysels (Chair)
Saraswata Chaudhuri
Jonathan Hill




 
Didem Pekkurnaz

curriculum vita
didem@email.unc.edu
web site

Health Economics
Labor Economics
Applied Microeconomics
 

The Effects of Maternal Employment and Non-Parental Child Care on Early Childhood Development


PhD expected May 2014

David Guilkey (Chair)
Klara Peter
Helen Tauchen




 
Riha Vaidya

curriculum vita
rvaidya@live.unc.edu
web site

Development
Health Economics
Applied Microeconomics
 

Demand for Health: An Empirical Model of Health Production in China


PhD expected May 2014

David Guilkey (Chair)
Douglas Lauen
Helen Tauchen
 



 

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