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Job Market Candidates 2009-2010

Placement Officer: Professor Leonardo Felli
Administrative Support: Mark Wilbor

Information on 2009/2010 candidates

Congratulations to our candidates who have been placed as follows.

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


Fernando Aragon

Simon Fraser University: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "The Blessing of Natural Resources: Evidence from a Peruvian Gold Mine" 
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Political Economy
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Professor Tim Besley


Christian Fons-Rosen

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Knowledge Flows Through FDI: the Case of Privatisations in Central and Eastern Europe" 
  • Main Fields: Economics of Innovation, Labour Economics
  • Secondary Fields: International Economics, Corporate Finance
  • Supervisor: Professor Alwyn Young


Pedro Gomes

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Fiscal Policy and the Labour Market: the Effects of Public Sector Employment and Wages" 
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Labour Economics, Public Economics
  • Supervisors: Professor Frank Cowell, Professor Chris Pissarides 


Joachim Groeger

Carnegie Mellon University: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Estimation of a Dynamic Auction with Endogenous Participation" 
  • Main Fields: Industrial Organisations, Applied Microeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Professor Martin Pesendorfer


Jean-Baptiste Michau

Ecole Polytechnique, Paris: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Optimal Labor Market Policy with Search Frictions and Risk-Averse Workers" 
  • Main Fields: Public Finance, Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Labour Economics, Political Economy
  • Supervisor: Professor Chris Pissarides


Kalin Nikolov

European Central Bank: Researcher

  • Job Market Paper: "Is Private Leverage Excessive?" 
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Macro-Finance
  • Secondary Fields: Adaptive Learning, Numerical Methods
  • Supervisor: Dr Kosuke Aoki


Sorawoot Srisuma

Brown University: Visiting Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Minimum Distance Estimation of Markov Decision Processes" 
  • Main Fields: Theoretical and Applied Econometrics
  • Secondary Fields: Industrial Organisation, Microeconomics
  • Supervisor: Professor Oliver Linton


Jin Wang

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "The Special Economic Zone and its Economic Impact: Evidence from Chinese Municipalities" 
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  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Applied Econometrics
  • Secondary Fields: Public Economics, Chinese Economy
  • Supervisors: Dr Oriana Bandiera, Professor Timothy Besley