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Job Market Candidates 2013-2014

Placement Officer: Professor Leonardo Felli
Placement Administrator: Samantha Keenan

Royal Economic Society 2014 PhD Presentation Meeting

Information on 2013/2014 candidates

Further information on our 2013/2014 job market candidates will be updated regularly!


Gunes Asik

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  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Effectiveness of Stabilisation Funds in Managing Volatility in Oil-Rich Countries"
  • Research Interests:
    • Macroeconomics, Labour Economics (Primary)
  • Supervisor: Professor Christopher Pissarides 


Michael Best

Postdoctoral Researcher at Stanford University

  • Job Market Paper 1 Title: "Housing Market Responses to Transaction Taxes: Evidence from Notches and Stimulus in the UK" 
  • Job Market Paper 2 Title: "Salary Misreporting and the Role of Firms in Workers' Responses to Taxes: Evidence from Pakistan"
  • Research Interests:  
    • Public Economics, Development Economics (Primary) 
  • Supervisors: Professor Henrik Kleven, Professor Oriana Bandiera


Johannes Boehm

Assistant Professor at Sciences Po 

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "The Impact of Contract Enforcement Costs on Outsourcing and Aggregate Productivity"
  • Research Interests: 
    • Macroeconomics (Primary)
    • International Trade, Industrial Organisation, Law and Economics (Secondary)
  • Supervisor: Professor Francesco Caselli
  • Advisors: Professor Luis Garicano, Dr Catherine Thomas, Dr Veronica Rappoport 


Philippe Bracke

Economist at the Bank of England   

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "House Prices and Rents: Micro Evidence from a Matched Dataset in Central London"
  • Research Interests:
    • Macroeconomics, Real Estate Economics (Primary)
  • Supervisors: Professor Silvana Tenreyro


Can Celiktemur

Economist at Compass Lexecon

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Competing Intermediaries in Bilateral Trade"
  • Research Interests:
    • Micro Theory, Game Theory, Mechanism Design (Primary)
  • Supervisors: Professor Balazs Szentes, Dr Francesco Nava 


Jason Donaldson

Assistant Professor at the University of Indiana   

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Procyclical Promises"
  • Research Interests: 
    • Contract Theory, Corporate Finance Theory, Intermediation (Primary)
    • Systemic Risk, Inter-dealer Markets, Credit Ratings (Secondary)
  • Supervisors: Professor Balazs Szentes, Dr Jean-Pierre Zigrand


Georg Graetz

Assistant Professor at the University of Uppsala

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Rise of the Machines: The Effects of Labour-Saving Innovations on Jobs and Wages"
  • Research Interests:
    • Labour Economics (Primary)
    • Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics (Secondary)
  • Supervisors: Professor Francesco Caselli, Dr Guy Michaels 


Anett Hofmann

Assistant Professor at CREST ENSAE, Paris

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "When Commitment Fails - Evidence from a Regular Saver Product in the Philippines"
  • Research Interests: 
    • Development Economics, Behavioural Economics, Experimental Economics (Primary)
    • Applied Microeconomics, Public Economics (Secondary)
  • Supervisors: Professor Oriana Bandiera, Professor Maitreesh Ghatak 
  • Advisor: Dr Gharad Bryan


John Morrow

Lecturer at the University of Essex

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Monopolistic Competition and Optimum Product Diversity Under Firm Heterogeneity"
  • Research Interests: 
    • International Trade, Development, Political Economy (Primary)


Melania Nica

Lecturer at the New College of the Humanities

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Conforming to Stand Out: A Model of Career Concerns with Biased Experts"
  • Research Interests: 
    • Microeconomics, Political Economy, Corporate Finance (Primary)
    • Industrial Organisation, Applied Econometrics (Secondary)
  • Supervisors: Dr Francesco Nava, Dr Pasquale Schiraldi 


Daniel Osorio

Economist at the Central Bank of Colombia

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Foreign Currency Debt and Optimal Monetary Policy: Is There a Role for the Exchange Rate in Completing Markets?"
  • Research Interests: 
    • Macroeconomics (Primary)
    • Financial Economics, Banking (Secondary)
  • Supervisor:  Dr Kevin Sheedy 


Michele Piffer

Postdoctoral Researcher at DIW, Berlin  

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Monetary Policy, Leverage, and Default"
  • Research Interests:
    • Macroeconomics (Primary)
    • Monetary Economics (Secondary)
  • Supervisor:  Professor Wouter Den Haan 
  • Advisor: Dr Gianluca Benigno, Dr Kevin Sheedy


Sanchari Roy

Lecturer at the University of Sussex

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Sex Workers, Stigma and Self-Belief: Evidence from a Psychological Training Programme in India"
  • Research Interests: 
    • Development Economics (Primary)
    • Applied Econometrics, Behavioural Economics (Secondary)


Claudia Steinwender

Postdoctoral Researcher at Princeton University and Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Information Frictions and the Law of One Price: 'When the States and Kingdom became United'"
  • Research Interests:
    • International Trade, Applied Microeconometrics (Primary)
    • Labour Economics, Economic History (Secondary)
  • Supervisors: Professor Steve Pischke, Professor Gianmarco Ottaviano, Professor Luis Garicano 


Mazhar Waseem

Lecturer at the University of Manchester 

  • Job Market Paper Title:  "Taxes, Informality and Income Shifting: Evidence from a Recent Pakistani Tax Reform"
  • Research Interests: 
    • Public Economics (Primary)
    • Development Economics (Secondary)
  • Supervisor: Professor Henrik Kleven 
  • Advisor: Dr Johannes Spinnewijn