Job Market Candidates

Placement Directors:                                   
Professor Gita Gopinath            Professor Nathan Nunn                         
(617) 495-8161                             (617) 496-4958                       

Catherine Barrera

Catherine Barrera

Ph.D. Candidate in Business Economics

“Employment versus Contracting and the Timing of Hires: The Role of Urgency and Uncertainty”
Advisors: O. Hart, P. Aghion, E. Van den Steen

Julia Cagé

Julia Cagé

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

"Media Competition, Information Provision and Political Participation"
Advisors: N. Nunn, R. Hornbeck, A. Alesina, A. Shleifer, J. Snyder

Thomas  R. Covert

Thomas R. Covert

Ph.D. Candidate in Business Economics

"Experiential and Social Learning in Firms: The Case of Hydraulic Fracturing in the Bakken Shale"
Advisors: A. Pakes, B. Anand, G. Lewis, P Pathak

Adam Guren

Adam Guren

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

"The Causes and Consequences of House Price Momentum"
Advisors: E. Glaeser, J. Campbell, R. Chetty, E. Farhi, L. Katz

Yuhta Ishii

Yuhta Ishii

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

"Innovation Adoption by Forward-Looking Social Learners"
Advisors: D. Fudenberg, A. Ambrus, E. Maskin

Tao Jin

Tao Jin

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

“Rare Events and Long-Run Risks for Asset Prices: Empirical Identification and Evaluation”
Advisors: R. Barro, J. Campbell, A. Mikusheva, N. Shephard

Sam Kruger

Sam Kruger

Ph.D. Candidate in Business Economics

“The Effect of Mortgage Securitization on Foreclosure and Modification”
Advisors: J. Campbell, J. Coval, R. Greenwood, D. Scharfstein

Charles G. Nathanson

Charles G. Nathanson

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

“Arrested Development: Theory and Evidence of Supply-Side Speculation in the Housing Market”
Advisors: E. Glaeser, J. Campbell, D. Laibson, A. Shleifer

Arash Nekoei

Arash Nekoei

Ph.D. Candidate in Political Economy and Government

"Does Extending Unemployment Benefits Improve Job Quality?"
R. Chetty, L. Katz, N. Hendren

Ricardo Perez-Truglia

Ricardo Perez-Truglia

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

“Social Incentives in Contributions: Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment with Campaign Contributions in the U.S.”
Advisors: R. Chetty, A. Alesina, R. Barro

Matthew G. Resseger

Matthew G. Resseger

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

“The Impact of Land Use Regulation on Residential Segregation: Evidence from Massachusetts Zoning Borders”
Advisors: E. Glaeser, N. Hendren, L. Katz

Anitha Sivasankaran

Anitha Sivasankaran

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

"Work and Women’s Marriage, Fertility and Empowerment: Evidence from Textile Mill Employment in India"
Advisors: R. Pande, A. Khwaja, S. Mullainathan 

Jenny Tang

Jenny Tang

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

"Uncertainty and the Signaling Channel of Monetary Policy"
Advisors: E. Farhi, G. Gopinath, N.G. Mankiw

Dmitry Taubinsky

Dmitry Taubinsky

Ph.D. Candidate in Business Economics

"From Intentions to Actions: A Model and Experimental Evidence of Inattentive Choice"
D. Laibson, S. Mullainathan, A. Roth, M. Luca 

Danny Yagan

Danny Yagan

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

"Moving to Opportunity? Migratory Insurance over the Great Recession"
Advisors: R. Chetty, L. Katz, E. Saez, A. Shleifer

Eric Zwick

Eric Zwick

Ph.D. Candidate in Business Economics

“Do Financial Frictions Amplify Fiscal Policy? Evidence from Business Investment Stimulus”
Advisors: R. Chetty, D. Laibson, J. Lerner, D. Scharfstein, A. Shleifer

Affiliated Students From Other Departments

Dany Bahar

Dany Bahar

Ph.D. Candidate in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School

“Heavier than Air? Knowledge Transmission within the Multinational Firm”
Advisors: E. Helpman, L. Alfaro, P. Antras, R. Hausmann 

Ariel Dora Stern

Ariel Dora Stern

Ph.D. Candidate in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School

"Innovation under Regulatory Uncertainty: Evidence from Medical Technology"
Advisors: D. Cutler, D. Carpenter, A. Chandra, S. Stern