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Job Market Candidates 2010-2011

Placement Officer: Professor Leonardo Felli
Administrative Support: Samantha Keenan

Information on 2010/2011 candidates

Congratulations to our candidates who have been placed as follows.

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


Zsofia Barany

Sciences Po, Paris: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Minimum Wage and Inequality" 
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics, Political Economy
  • Secondary Fields: Public Economics, Game Theory
  • Supervisor: Professor Francesco Caselli


Konrad Burchardi

IIES, Stockholm University: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "The Macroeconomic Effects of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification" 
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics
  • Supervisors: Professor Tim Besley, Professor Maitreesh Ghatak 


Marcelo Ferman

Ibiuna Investments Hedge Fund, Sao Paolo: Partner

  • Job Market Paper: "Switching Macroeconomic Regimes and the Nominal Term Structure" 
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Finance
  • Supervisor: Dr Gianluca Benigno 


Nathan Foley-Fisher

Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Washington DC: Economist

  • Job Market Paper: "Explaining Sovereign Bond-CDS Arbitrage Violations During the Financial Crisis 2008-09" 
  • Main Fields: International Finance, Macroeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Development Economics
  • Supervisor: Dr Bernard Guimaraes


Elizabeth Foote

McKinsey and Co: Junior Associate

  • Job Market Paper: "Credit Lines and Capital Adequacy" 
  • Main Fields: Financial Economics, Financial Intermediation, Corporate Finance
  • Secondary Fields: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Dr Amil Dasgupta


Antoine Goujard

OECD: Economist

  • Job Market Paper: "The Externalities from Social Housing. Evidence from Housing Prices" 
  • Main Fields: Labour Economics, Public Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisors: Dr Barbara Petrongolo, Professor Steve Pischke


Selim Gulesci

Bocconi University: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Labor Tying and Poverty in a Rural Economy: Evidence from Bangladesh" 
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Labour, Public Policy
  • Supervisors: Professor Maitreesh Ghatak, Professor Oriana Bandiera, Professor Robin Burgess


Akifumi Ishihara

RWTH Aachen University: Post-Doctoral Fellow

  • Job Market Paper: "The Interaction of Formal and Implicit Contracts with Adverse Selection" 
  • Main Fields: Contract Theory, Political Economy
  • Secondary Fields: Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Organizational Economics
  • Supervisors: Professor Andrea Prat, Professor Leonardo Felli


Giovanni Ko

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Custodes Invicem Custodiunt: Commitment through Competition by Specialists in Violence" 
  • Main Fields: Public Economics, Political Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Microeconomic Theory, Labour Economics
  • Supervisor: Professor Frank Cowell


Bonsoo Koo

Monash University: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Locally Stationary Diffusion Processes with Structural Breaks" 
  • Main Fields: Financial Econometrics, Quantitative Finance, Econometric Theory
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Theoretical Finance
  • Supervisor: Professor Oliver Linton


Daniel Metzger

Stockholm School of Economics: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "How do CEOs matter? The Effect of Industry Expertise on Acquisition Returns" 
  • Main Fields: Corporate Finance, Organizational Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Corporate Governance, Labour Economics
  • Supervisor: Professor Oriana Bandiera, Dr Daniel Ferreira


Ines Moreno de Barreda

Nuffield College, Oxford University: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Job Market Paper: "Cheap Talk with Two-Sided Private Information" 
  • Main Fields: Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory
  • Secondary Fields: Political Economy
  • Supervisors: Professor Gilat Levy, Professor Leonardo Felli


Rigas Oikonomou

HEC Montreal: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Household Search and the Aggregate Labor Market" 
  • Main Fields: Quantitative Macroeconomics, Labour Markets and Fiscal Policy
  • Secondary Fields: Numerical Methods, Contract Theory
  • Supervisor: Professor Chris Pissarides


Stefan P. Penczynski

University of Mannheim: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Persuasion and Strategic Thinking" 
  • Main Fields: Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Contract Theory
  • Supervisor: Professor Gilat Levy


Francesca Rossi

University of Southampton: Lecturer

  • Job Market Paper: "Improved Test Statistics for Pure Spatial Autoregressive Models" 
  • Main Fields: Econometric Theory, Spatial Econometrics
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Statistics
  • Supervisors: Professor Peter Robinson, Professor Javier Hidalgo


Yuki Sato

University of Lausanne: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Complex Securities"
  • Main Fields: Financial Economics, Asset Pricing Theory
  • Secondary Fields: Applied Microeconomics
  • Supervisor: Dr Margaret Bray


Stephan Seiler

Stanford GSB, Marketing Group: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "The Impact of Search Costs on Consumer Behaviour: a Dynamic Approach" 
  • Main Fields: Industrial Organisation
  • Secondary Fields: Health Economics, Managerial Economics, Applied Econometrics
  • Supervisor: Professor John Van Reenan


Prakarsh Singh

Amherst College: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Performance Pay and Information: Reducing Child Malnutrition in Urban Slums" 
  • Main Fields: Development Economics, Incentives in Public Organisations, Health
  • Secondary Fields: Political Economy, Impact of Terrorism, Conflict
  • Supervisor: Professor Oriana Bandiera, Dr Gerard Padro-i-Miquel


Yanhui Wu

Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California: Assistant Professor

  • Job Market Paper: "Authority, Incentives and Performance: Theory and Evidence from a Chinese Newspaper" 
  • Main Fields: Organizational Economics, Labor Economics
  • Secondary Fields: International Trade
  • Supervisor: Professor Oriana Bandiera


Qi Zhang

St Hilda's College, University of Oxford: Lecturer in Economics

  • Job Market Paper: "Income Distribution and Price Level" 
  • Main Fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Economics
  • Secondary Fields: Financial Economics, Quantitative Economics
  • Supervisor: Professor John Sutton, Professor Albert Marcet