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2017-18 Job Market Candidates

For further information, please contact:

Placement Director
Dmitriy Stolyarov
Associate Professor of Economics

Placement Coordinator
Julie Heintz
econ-phdplacements@umich.edu
734-764-2371

Thomas Bridges

Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Economics of Aging
Homepage      CV      thomaspb@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Household Responses to a Late-Life Job Loss

References:
John Laitner (Chair), Frank Stafford, Helen Levy

Yipei Cao

Macroeconomics, Labor Economics
Homepage      CV      yipeicao@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Consumption Commitments and the Added Worker Effect

References:
Frank Stafford (Chair), Dmitriy Stolyarov, Mel Stephens

Alecia Cassidy

Energy Economics, Environmental Economics
Homepage      CV      aawaite@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
How Does Mandatory Energy Efficiency Disclosure Affect Housing Prices?

References:
Thomas Lyon (Co-Chair), Joel Slemrod (Co-Chair), Jeffrey Smith

Traviss Cassidy

Public Finance, Development, Political Economy
Homepage      CV      tmcassid@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Local Government Responses to Permanent vs. Transitory Grant Revenue: Evidence from Indonesia

References:
James R. Hines Jr. (Co-Chair), Dean Yang (Co-Chair), Joel Slemrod

Laurien Gilbert

International Economics, Macroeconomics
Homepage      CV      legilb@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Gains from Product Variety and the Local Business Cycle

References:
Andrei Levchenko (Co-Chair), Alan Deardorff (Co-Chair), Javier Cravino

Steven Hamilton

Public Finance, Applied Microeconomics, Program Evaluation
Homepage      CV      steveham@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Optimal deductibility: Theory, and evidence from a bunching decomposition

References:
Joel Slemrod (Chair), James R. Hines Jr., Jeff Smith

Steve Hou

Finance, Macroeconomics
Homepage      CV      houfei@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
When is the supply effect large in the government bond market?

References:
Stefan Nagel (Co-Chair), John Leahy (Co-Chair), Linda Tesar

Daniel Hubbard

Labor Economics, Economics of Education
Homepage      CV      danieldh@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
More Gains Than Score Gains? High School Quality and College Success

References:
Brian Jacob (Chair), Susan Dynarski, Charlie Brown

Yeliz Kacamak

Public Finance, Microeconomic Theory
Homepage      CV      ykacamak@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
The Role of Information Aggregators in Tax Compliance

References:
Joel Slemrod (Co-Chair), Jim Hines (Co-Chair), David Miller

DongIk Kang

Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Applied Economic Theory
Homepage      CV      dikang@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Product Revenue and Price Setting: Evidence and Aggregate Implications

References:
Christopher House (Chair), John Leahy, Joshua Hausman

Gail Lucasan

Public Finance, Economics of Education
Homepage      CV      gailcsn@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Immigration, Fiscal Federalism, and the Tax Price of Education

References:
James R. Hines Jr. (Chair), Joel Slemrod, Brian McCall

Daniela Morar

Economics of Education, Labor Economics
Homepage      CV      morard@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Foreign instructors and student STEM outcomes

References:
John Bound (Chair), Charlie Brown, Kevin Stange

Dimitrije Ruzic

Macroeconomics, International Trade, Productivity
Homepage      CV      druzic@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Returns to Scale, Productivity Measurement, and Trends in U.S. Manufacturing Misallocation

References:
Andrei Levchenko (Co-Chair), Matthew Shapiro (Co-Chair), Stefan Nagel

Mike Zabek

Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Urban Economics
Homepage      CV      zabek@umich.edu

Job Market Paper:
Local Ties in Spatial Equilibrium

References:
John Bound (Co-Chair), Matthew Shapiro (Co-Chair), Joshua Hausman