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Job Market Candidates 2004-2005

Placement Officer: Professor Maitreesh Ghatak 

Administrative Support: Mark Wilbor 

Information on 2004/2005 candidates

Congratulations to our candidates who have been placed as follows.

We wish all our candidates good luck in their future careers!


Matthieu Chemin

University of Montreal: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Does the Quality of the Judiciary Shape Economic Activity? Evidence from India " 
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Law and Economics, Industrial Organization 
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Public Economics
  • Supervisors: Professor Robin Burgess, Professor Tim Besley


Chris Crowe

International Monetary Fund: Economist

  • Job Market Paper: "Inflation, Inequality and Social Conflict " 
  • Main Fields: Political Economy, International Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Monetary Economics
  • Supervisor: Dr Gianluca Benigno


Violetta Dalla

Royal Holloway, University of London: Lecturer in Economics

  • Job Market Paper: "Consistent Estimation of the Memory Parameter for Nonlinear Time Series"
  • Main Fields: Econometric Theory, Time Series Analysis
  • Secondary Fields: Bootstrap Methods, Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Professor Javier Hidalgo


Juan R De Laiglesia

OECD: Economist (temporary appointment)

  • Job Market Paper: "Investment and Credit Effects of Land Titling and Registration: Evidence from Nicaragua" 
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Microeconomic Theory, Law and Economics, Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Professor Tim Besley


Bianca Shelton de Paoli

Bank of England: Economist 

  • Job Market Paper: "Monetary Policy and Welfare in a Small Open Economy" 
  • Main Fields: International Monetary Economics, Monetary Economics
  • Secondary Fields: International Economics, International Finance, Macroeconomics
  • Supervisor: Dr Gianluca Benigno


Michael Elsby

University of Michigan: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Evaluating the Economic Significance of Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity" 
  • Main Fields: Labor Economics, Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Behavioral Economics, Applied Econometrics, Microeconomics
  • Supervisor: Professor Alan Manning


Leo Ferraris

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "On the Complementarity of Money and Credit"
  • Main Fields: Monetary Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Theory
  • Supervisor: Professor John Hardman Moore


Maarten Goos

Erasmus University, Rotterdam: Associate Professor 

  • Job Market Paper: "Sinking the Blues: The Impact of Shop Closing Hours on Labour and Product Markets"
  • Main Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Labour Economics, Applied Econometrics, Evaluation
  • Secondary Fields: Microeconomics, Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Professor Alan Manning


Rafael Hortal-Vallve

Nuffield College, University of Oxford: Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Job Market Paper: "Qualitative Voting"
  • Main Fields: Political Economy, Economic Theory
  • Secondary Fields: Contract Theory, Information Economics, Game Theory
  • Supervisors: Professor Leonardi Felli, Professor Andrea Prat


Fabrizio Iacone

University of York: Lecturer

  • Job Market Paper 1: "Local Whittle Estimation of the Memory Parameter in Presence of Deterministic Components"
  • Job Market Paper 2: "A Fractional Cointegration Analysis of the Term Structure of Interest Rates"
  • Main Fields: Econometrics
  • Secondary Fields: Statistics, Applied Monetary/Macro
  • Supervisor: Professor Peter Robinson


Shira Klien


  • Job Market Paper: "Bicameralism and Public Education Provision: Theory and Evidence from India"
  • Main Fields: Applied Microeconomics; Development Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Political Economy; Labor Economics
  • Supervisors: Professor Tim Besley, Dr Robin Burgess


Riccardo Puglisi

MIT: Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Job Market Paper: "Being the New York Times: the Political Behaviour of a Newspaper"
  • Main Fields: Political Economy, Mass Media Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Public Economics, Microeconomics, Development Economics
  • Supervisor: Professor Andrea Prat


Alberto Salvo

Kellogg School of Management: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Inferring Conduct under the Threat of Entry: The Case of the Brazilian Cement Industry"
  • Main Fields: Industrial Organisation, Applied Microeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: International Trade, Applied Microeconometrics
  • Supervisors: Professor John Sutton, Dr Peter Davis


Pataporn Sukontamarn

University of Adelaide: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "The Entry of NGO Schools and Girls' Educational Outcomes in Bangladesh"
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Economics of Education
  • Secondary Fields: Gender Economics, Public Economics
  • Supervisor: Dr Robin Burgess 


Hajime Tomura

Bank of Canada: Economist 

  • Job Market Paper: "Debt Enforcement and Total Factor Productivity"
  • Main Fields: Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: International Economics
  • Supervisor: Professor Nobu Kiyotaki, Professor Charles Goodhart


Giovanna Vallanti

European Central Bank: Economist 

  • Job Market Paper: "Unemployment and Growth: Panel Estimates"
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics
  • Secondary Fields: Labour Markets, Institutions, Technological Change
  • Supervisor: Professor Christopher Pissarides