Previous PhD Placements

 

2020/21

Agnese Carella
Economist, International Monetary Fund
Thesis title: Essays in Household Finance

Zhongchen Hu
Assistant Professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Thesis title: Essays on household finance, venture capital, and labor

Francesco Nicolai
Assistant Professor at BI Norwegian Business School
Thesis title: Essays in Financial Economics

Yue Yuan
Assistant Professor at Tsinghua PBCSF
Thesis title: Essays on corporate finance under asymmetric information

2019/20

Karamfil Todorov
Economist, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Thesis title: Essays in Financial Economics

Fabrizio Core
Assistant Professor of Finance, Rotterdam School of Economics
Thesis title: Essays in Corporate Finance

2018/19

James (Tengyu) Guo
Analyst, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Thesis title: Essays in Factor-Based Investing

Brandon (Yueyang) Han
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Thesis title: Essays on information and frictions in financial markets

Lukas Kremens
Assistant Professor, University of Washington Seattle
Thesis title: Essays in Foreign Exchange Risk

Dimitris Papadimitriou
Assistant Professor, Bristol University
Thesis title: Essays in Financial Economics

Bernardo De Oliveira Guerra Ricca
Assistant Professor, Insper
Thesis title: Essays in Financial Economics

Gosia Ryduchowska
Assistant Professor, BI Oslo
Thesis title: Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance

Su Wang
Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam
Thesis title: Essays in Corporate Finance

2017/18

Lorenzo Bretscher
Assistant Professor, London Business School
Thesis title: From Local to Global: Offshoring and Asset Prices

Jesus Gorrin
Assistant Professor, Warwick Business School
Thesis title: The effects of immigration on investment and firm creation

Olga Obizhaeva
Assistant Professor, Stockholm School of Economics
Thesis title: Essays in Financial Economics

Petar Sabtchevsky
Vice President, GCW Global Customised Wealth
Thesis title: Volatility Managed Portfolios in General Equilibrium

Una Savic
Investment Banking Associate, Financial Strategy & Solutions Group, Citi Bank
Thesis title: Essays in Financial Intermediation

2016/17

Michael Punz
Quantitative Strategist, Capula Investment Management
Thesis title:  Essays on delegated portfolio management

2015/16

Huaizhi Chen
postdoc, Harvard
Thesis title: Essays in empirical asset pricing

Hoyong Choi
Assistant Professor, Erasmus University

Sergei Glebkin
Assistant Professor, Insead
Thesis title: Three essays in financial economics

Yiqing Lu
Assistant Professor, NYU Shanghai’s campus
Thesis title: Essays on innovation incentives and compensation structure

Milan Martinovic
Thesis title, MPhil in Finance: Insiders' selling decision of VC-backed IPOs and long-run post-IPO performance

Seyed Seyedan
Assistant Professor, Sharif University of Technology
Thesis title: Essays in Financial Economics

Ji Shen
Guanghua School of Management at Peking University
Thesis title: Essays on asset pricing in over-the-counter markets

Luana Zaccaria
Assistant Professor, Einaudi

2014/15

Shiyang Huang
Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Hong Kong
Thesis title: Essays on information asymmetry in financial market

Victoria Dobrynskaya
Assistant Professor, Higher School of Economics
Thesis title: Downside risk in stock and currency markets

2013/14

Jason Donaldson
Assistant Professor of Finance, Olin Business School, Washington University in St Louis
Thesis title: Essays in Financial Contract Theory

John Kuong
Assistant Professor, INSEAD
Thesis title: Essays in Financial Economics

Christian von Drathen
Assistant Professor of Finance, Jindal School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas
Thesis Title: Essays in Empirical Finance

Jing Zeng
Lecturer, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Thesis title: Essays on the theories of financial intermediation

Ping Zhou
Analyst in Market Risk Modelling, Deutsche Bank
Thesis title: Essays on Credit Risk

2012/13

Nelson Costa-Neto
Assistant Professor in Finance, Catholic University of Portugal (Lisbon)
Thesis Title: Essays on information asymmetry and financial institutions

Pragyan Deb
Economist, International Monetary Fund
First placement: Economist, Bank of England
Thesis title: Essays on the Impact of Competition on Financial Intermediaries

Sean Lew
Associate, Cornerstone Research
Thesis title: Essays on market microstructure

Giorgia Piacentino
Assistant Professor of Finance, Olin Business School, Washington University in St Louis
Thesis Title: Theories of the effects of delegated portfolio managers' incentives

Marcela Valenzuela
Assistant Professor, Universidad de Chile
Thesis Title: Essays in financial economics 

Ilknur Zer
Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington DC
Thesis Title: Essays in financial economics

2011/12

Vincent Fardeau
Assistant Professor, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
First placement: Economist - Division of Research & Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington DC
Thesis Title: Essays in financial economics

Thomas Maurer
Assistant Professor of Finance at the Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis
Thesis Title: Is Consumption Growth merely a Sideshow in Asset Pricing? - Asset Pricing Implications of Demographic Change and Shocks to Time Preferences

Sitikantha Parida
Assistant Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Management, Clark University
Thesis Title: Essays on delegated portfolio  management

Qi Shang
Assistant Professor at the Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance, Renmin University of China
Thesis Title: Essays in Asset Pricing and Institutional Investors

Terence Teo
Thesis title: Essays in disclosure of holdings by institutional investors

Gyuri Venter
Assistant Professor of Finance, Copenhagen Business School
Thesis Title: Essays on asymmetric information and trading constraints

Yiyi Wang
Thesis Title: Rational bubble, short-dated volatility forecasting and profitable trade on implied volatility surface

Yu-Min Yen
Postdoctoral Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Thesis Title: Three essays in financial econometrics

2010/11

Miguel Anton
Assistant Professor of Finance, IESE Business School, University of Navarra

Dragana Cvijanovic
Assistant Professor of Finance, HEC Paris
Thesis Title: Essays in Real Estate Finance

Xiaoxia Hao
Asset Allocation and Strategic Research Department, China Investment Corporation
Thesis title: Patent Award and Informed Trading in Stock Market

Zijun Liu
Economist, FSA
Thesis Title: Essays in Financial Intermediation

Aytek Malkhozov
Assistant Professor, McGill University
Thesis Title: Essays in Asset Pricing

Kenneth McKay
Risk Management, Morgan Stanley (Hong Kong) 
Thesis Title: Essays in contingent claims analysis

Zhigang Qiu
Assistant Professor of Finance, Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance, Renmin University of China, Beijing.
Thesis Title: Essays on Delegated Portfolio Management

Marvin Siepman
Thesis Title (MPhil in Finance): Two essays on hedge fund risks and returns

2009/10


Fabian Garavito
Global Asset Allocation & Alternative Investments Research Team, JP Morgan
Thesis Title: Essays on delegated asset management

Marco Protopapa
Vice President, Euro Area Economic Research, J.P. Morgan
First placement: Economist, European Central Bank
Thesis Title (MPhil in Finance): An Essay in Corporate Finance, Managerial Incentives, Financial Constraints and Ownership Concentration.

2008/9

Jan Bena
Assistant Professor of Finance, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Thesis Title: Essays on the Interaction between Financial Development and Real Economy

Alexander Bleck
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Chicago Booth
Thesis Title: Disclosure and Trading Games in Financial Markets

Pierre Chaigneau
Assistant Professor of Finance, HEC Montreal
Thesis Title: Essays on CEO Compensation

Anisha Ghosh
Assistant Professor of Finance, Carnegie Mellon, Tepper School of Business
Thesis Title: Essays in Asset Pricing

Keun Jung Lee
Thesis Title: Three Essays in Corporate Governance in Korea

Christian Reusch
Quantitative Analyst, Wadhwani Asset Management
Thesis Title: On the non-linear dynamics of financial market risk and liquidity

Nikolaj Schmidt
Thesis Title: Essays in Financial Intermediation

2007/8

Gara Minguez Afonso
Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

2006/7

Sridhar Arcot
Assistant Professor, ESSEC Business School, Paris
Thesis Title: Essays in Corporate Finance

Valentina Bruno
Assistant Professor, Finance and Real Estate Department, American University
Thesis Title: Three Essays in Corporate Governance

Michael Gabor Kollo
Head of Quantitative Research and Risk, Renaissance Asset Managers
First placement: PhD Associate, BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
Thesis Title: Essays on Financial Intermediation

Xuewen Liu
Lecturer, Imperial College London
Thesis Title: Essays on Corporate Finance under Information Asymmetry

2005/6

Peter Kondor
Associate Professor of Economics, Central European University
First placement: Assistant Professor, Chicago Booth (formerly Chicago GSB)
Thesis Title: Higher-Order Expectations, Risky Arbitrage and Professional Investors

Beatriz Mariano
University Carlos III of Madrid
Thesis Title: Asymmetries of information in financial markets with applications to debt regeneration and financial certification 

Freyan Panthaki
Equity Derivatives & Synthetics Strategy, Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong
First placement: Global Equity Derivatives Strategy, Deutsche Bank, New York
Thesis Title: Foreign Exchange Market Reactions to News: A Microstructure Analysis of Returns, Volatility and Order Flow from the Reuters D2000-2 Electronic Trading System

2004/5

Miguel Segoviano
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Thesis Title: 'Portfolio Credit Risk Through Time: Measurement Methodologies'

Andy Jobst
Economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Thesis Title: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Asset Securisation: Risk Modelling, Security Design and Market Pricing

Max Bruche
Senior Lecturer in Finance, Cass Business School
First placement: Assistant Professor of Economics, CEMFI
Thesis Title: Structural Models of Corporate Bond Prices

Spyros Pagratis
Lecturer in Finance, Athens University of Economics and Business
First placement: Economist, Bank of England
Thesis Title: Asymmetric Information in Financial Economics: Asset Pricing, Liquidity Pricing and the Resolution of Financial Distress

Paolo Colla
Bocconi University
Thesis Title: Essays on Non-Fundamental Speculation, Trading Behaviour and Strategic Information Sharing

Hassan Syed Naqvi
Assistant Professor of Finance, National University of Singapore
Thesis Title: Essays on Financial Crisis: Implications for Debt-Pricing, Bail Outs and Resource Allocation

2001/2

Robert Kozowski
Associate Professor, Imperial College London
First placement: Assistant Professor, INSEAD
Thesis Title: Essays on Mutual Fund Performance: Statistical Significance, Persistence and Business Cycle Time-Variation

Jinhui Luo
Researcher, Barclays Global Investors

Josef Schuster
Director, IPOX Schuster LLC

2000/1

Andrew Ellul
Assistant Professor of Finance, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

1999/2000

Elena Carletti
University of Mannheim

1998/9

Ulrike Hoffman-Burchardi
Tudor Investments

1996/7

Gleb Sandmann
Barclays Capital

 

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