Career Resources

Job Candidates

We are pleased to present our current job market candidates. As a group, they have much experience in presenting and publishing their research and in teaching. Please feel free to review each candidate's CV by clicking on the student's name. You may contact the candidates directly via email, or contact the Graduate Economics Program Director Tamah Morant for more information about the candidates.

Our Graduate Economics program has a long history of preparing students for careers in academia, government and the private sector. The program has over 50 graduate faculty members from both College of Management and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, providing a variety of fields of specialization including macro-monetary economics, international trade, econometrics, agricultural economics, environmental and resource economics, microeconomics, and financial economics.  Given the program's strong empirical focus, our alumni have excelled not only in academia and government, but also in the corporate world with many of our graduates entering into applied research divisions of the private sector.

PhD Job Candidates

(Curriculum Vitae are linked to the candidate's name. CVs are PDF files unless otherwise noted. PDF files may be viewed using the FREE Adobe Acrobat Viewer.)

Alexander Gill (web-site)
Fields:  international trade, growth
Dissertation:  The Theory of Securitization

Timothy Hamilton (web-site)
Fields:  environmental economics, applied microeconomics, microeconometrics
Dissertation:  A Multi-Level Residential Sorting Model with an Application to Quality Adjusted Income

Ashley Hungerford (web-site)
Fields: agricultural economics, risk management, environmental economics, and econometrics
Dissertation: Three Essays in Spatial Economics

Lu Jin
Fields: econometrics, forecasting, time series analysis, empirical macroeconomics, applied demand and supply analysis
Dissertation:  Essays on Window Selection for Out-of-Sample Forecasting

Xingyi Puckett (web-site)
Fields: environmental economics, applied microeconomics, microeconometrics
Dissertation:  A Simulation Approach for Evaluating the Hedonic Wage Model's Ability to Recover Marginal Values of Mortality Risk Reductions

Stephanie Riche (web-site)
Fields:  international trade, econometrics, health economics, labor economics, open economy macroeconomics, agricultural and resource economics
Dissertation:  Three Essays in Trade and Health

A. Nam Tran (web-page)
Fields: agricultural economics, environmental economics, computational economics
Dissertation: Essays on Price Adjustment in a Competitive Storage Model

Zhen Wang (web-site)
Fields: industrial organization, applied microeconometrics, economics of incentives and information, environmental economics
Dissertation:  On Tournaments in Agricultural Contracts: A Study of Incentives, Participation and Sorting

Wei Wei (web-page)
Fields: financial econometrics, financial economics, bayesian econometrics
Dissertation: A Jump Diffusion Model for Volatility and Duration

Tsung-Yu Yang
Fields: international trade, environmental economics, agricultural insurance, applied econometrics
Dissertation:  Trade and Environment – Essays on Pollution Haven Hypothesis

 Yan Zheng
Fields: health economics, labor economics, applied microeconomics
Dissertation:  Demand Side Economics of Health Care Provision Under a Single Payer System: The Case of Croatia

Master's Job Candidates

Qin Chen (CV) (email)

Jonas Feit (CV) (email)

Lei He (CV) (email)

Yue Yuan (CV) (email)