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.)
Fields: agricultural economics, applied microeconomics, industrial organization, applied econometrics
Dissertation: Three Essays on the Welfare Effect of Organic Milk Introduction
Timothy Hamilton (web-site)
Fields: environmental economics, applied microeconomics, microeconometrics
Dissertation: A Multi-Level Residential Sorting Model with an Application to Quality Adjusted Income
Jessica Madariaga (web-site)
Fields: international macroeconomics, growth and development, applied econometrics, trade
Dissertation: Investment Specific Productivity and the Role of Imported Equipment in Latin America
Hernan Tejeda (web-page)
Fields: applied econometrics and statistics, time series and applied microeconomics; risk analysis in commodity markets, agricultural price analysis, crop insurance, financial economics.
Dissertation: Issues Regarding Price Risk in Agricultural Commodity Markets
Haiqing Zheng (website)
Fields: financial econometrics, asset pricing, mathematical finance, empirical market
microstructure, risk management
Dissertation: Modeling Volatility and Durations with High-Frequency Financial Data