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Job Market Candidates 2005-2006

Placement Officer: Professor Maitreesh Ghatak 

Administrative Support: Mark Wilbor 

Information on 2005/2006 candidates

Congratulations to our candidates who have been placed as follows.

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


Ghazala Azmat

Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "The Incidence of an Earned Income Tax Credit: Evaluating the Impact on Wages in the UK" 
  • Main Fields: Labour Economics, Microeconometrics
  • Secondary Fields: Public Economics
  • Supervisor: Professor Alan Manning


Holger Breinlich

 University of Essex: Lecturer of Economics

  • Job Market Paper: "Trade Liberalization and Industrial Restructuring Through Mergers and Acquisitions" 
  • Main Fields: International Economics, Economic Geography
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Dr Stephen Redding


Irma Clots-Figueras

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid: Assistant Professor 

  • Job Market Paper: "Are Female Leaders Good for Education? Evidence from India."
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Political Economy, Applied Microeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Macroeconomics, Labour Economics, Public Economics, Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisors: Dr Oriana Bandiera, Dr Robin Burges 


Violetta Dalla

Royal Holloway, University of London: Lecturer of Economics

  • Job Market Paper: "Re-examining the Long-run Properties of the Real Interest Rate"
  • Main Fields: Econometric Theory, Time Series Analysis
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Statistics, Macroeconomics
  • Supervisor: Professor Javier Hidalgo


Vasileios Gkionakis

Fulcrum Asset Management: Quantitative Associate

  • Job Market Paper: "Unemployment Insurance with Search, Savings and Liquidity Constraints" 
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics, Consumption and Saving, Quantitative Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Labour Economics
  • Supervisor: Professor Chris Pissarides


Afonso Goncalves da Silva

Concordia Advisors: Quantitative Analyst

  • Job Market Paper: "Fractional Cointegration in Stochastic Volatility Models" 
  • Main Fields: Econometric Theory, Time Series Analysis
  • Secondary Fields: Statistics, Applied Econometrics, Finance
  • Supervisor: Professor Peter Robinson


David Jacho-Chavez

University of Indiana at Bloomington: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper 1: "Identification and Nonparametric Estimation of a Transformed Additively Separable Model" 
  • Job Market Paper 2: "Efficiency Bounds in Semiparametric Models Defined by Moment Restrictions Using an Estimated Conditional Probability Density"
  • Main Fields: Econometric Theory
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Statistics, Microeconomics
  • Supervisor: Professor Oliver Linton


Rocco Macchiavello

Nuffield College, University of Oxford: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Job Market Paper: "Contractual Imperfections, Credit Markets and Vertical Integration: Theory and Cross-Country Evidence"
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Organisational Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Microeconomics, Contract Theory, Political Economy
  • Supervisor: Professor Maitreesh Ghatak


Ioana Marinescu

Harris School of Public Policy, The University of Chicago: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Shortening the Tenure Clock: the Impact of Strengthened U.K. Job Security Legislation"
  • Main Fields: Labour Economics, Public Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Law and Economics, Industrial Organisation
  • Supervisor: Professor Stephen Nickell


Dimitra Petropoulou

Hertford College, University of Oxford: Lecturer of Economics

  • Job Market Paper: "Information Costs, Networks and Intermediation in International Trade"
  • Main Fields: International Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Political Economy, Industrial Organisation
  • Supervisor: Professor Anthony Venables


Carlo Rosa

Kiel Institute for World Economics: Research Economist

  • Job Market Paper: "On the Consistency and Effectiveness of Central Bank Communication: Evidence from the ECB"
  • Main Fields: Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Contract Theory, Microeconomic Theory
  • Supervisor: Dr Gianluca Benigno


Miguel Sanchez-Villalba

University of Alicante: Assistant Professor 

  • Job Market Paper: "Divide and Conquer: Tax Evasion as a Global Game"
  • Main Fields: Public Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Microeconomic Theory
  • Supervisor: Professor Frank Cowell


Katsuyuki Shibayama

University of Kent: Lecturer of Economics

  • Job Market Paper: "Inventory Cycles"
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Monetary Economics, Financial Economics
  • Supervisor: Dr Ginaluca Benigno


Hajime Tomura

Bank of Canada: Senior Analyst

  • Job Market Paper: "Firm Dynamics, Bankruptcy Laws and Total Factor Productivity"
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics
  • Secondary Fields: International Economics
  • Supervisors: Professor Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Professor Charles Goodhart