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Faculty of Economics

PhD Job Market Candidates and Placements 2017 - 2018

Details of Cambridge Economics PhD students on the job market this year.
 

Jeroen Dalderop Home Page | CV Jeroen Dalderop
Research Fields: Econometrics, Financial Economics, Asset Pricing
Job Market Paper: Estimating Policy Functions Implicit in Asset Prices
References: Prof. Oliver Linton (University of Cambridge), Prof. Alexey Onatski (University of Cambridge), Prof. Yacine Aït-Sahalia (Princeton University)
Placement: Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame
   
Seok Young Hong Home Page | CV Seok Young Hong
Research Fields: Financial Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Empirical Finance
Job Market Paper: Nonparametric estimation of infinite order regression and its application to the risk-return tradeoff (with Oliver Linton)
References: Prof. Oliver Linton (University of Cambridge), Prof. Alexey Onatski (University of Cambridge), Prof. Alessio Sancetta (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Placement: Assistant Professor in Finance, University of Nottingham (Business School)
   
Samuel Mann Home Page | CV Samuel Mann
Research Fields: International Macroeconomics & Finance
Job Market Paper: A Dynamic Factor Model with High-Frequency Identification for Monetary Policy in the Euro Area
References: Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti (University of Cambridge), Prof. Alexey Onatski (University of Cambridge)
Placement: Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research
   
Ekaterina Smetanina Home Page | CV Ekaterina Smetanina
Research Fields: Econometrics, Financial Economics, Empirical Finance
Job Market Paper: Forecast Evaluation Tests - A New Approach
References: Prof. Oliver Linton (University of Cambridge), Prof. Alexey Onatskiy (University of Cambridge) and Prof. Tim Bollerslev (Duke University)
Placement: Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business
   
Ruochen Wu Home Page | CV Ruochen Wu
Research Fields: Bayesian Econometrics, Applied Econometrics, Environmental Economics
Job Market Paper: A Semi-parametric Bayesian Approach to Equation Systems with Heterogeneous Errors (Ruochen Wu, Melvyn Weeks)
References: Dr. Melvyn Weeks (University of Cambridge), Prof. Alexey Onatskiy (University of Cambridge), Prof. Oliver Linton (University of Cambridge), Prof. Yves Surry (SLU, Sweden)
Placement: Assistant Professor at Fudan University, Shanghai, China
   
Peng Zhang Home Page | CV Peng Zhang
Research Fields: Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Labour Economics
Job Market Paper: Ethnic Diversity and Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from Post-Apartheid South Africa (with Sara Tonini)
References: Prof. Pramila Krishnan (University of Oxford), Dr. Toke Aidt (University of Cambridge), Prof. Hamish Low (University of Cambridge)
Placement: Assistant Professor at Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Canada
   

Postdoctoral Research Fellows Job Market Candidates and Placements 2017 - 2018

Details of Postdoctoral Research Fellows on the job market this year.
 

Dr Girish Bahal Home Page | CV Girish Bahal
Research Fields: Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, and Macroeconomics
Job Market Paper: Differing from Difference-in-Differences: Evidence from Employment Programs in India
References: Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti (University of Cambridge), Prof. Douglas Gollin (University of Oxford), Dr. Toke Aidt (University of Cambridge), Dr. Sriya Iyer (University of Cambridge)
Placement: Assistant Professor at University of Western Australia Business School
   
Dr João Rafael Cunha Home Page | CV Dr João Rafael Cunha
Research Fields: Empirical Macro and Finance
Job Market Paper: The Making of Financial Regulation - Voting on the U.S. Congress
References: Professor Ugo Panizza (Graduate Institute, Geneva), Professor Rahul Mukherjee (Graduate Institute, Geneva), Dr Solomos Solomou (University of Cambridge), Professor David Levine (European University Institute)
Placement: Lecturer at the University of St Andrews
   
Dr Pawel Gola Home Page | CV Dr Pawel Gola
Research Fields: Applied Microeconomic Theory, Multivariate Matching, Labour
Job Market Paper: Supply and Demand in a Two-Sector Matching Model
References: Dr. Ian Jewitt (University of Oxford), Dr. Peter Eso (University of Oxford), Prof. Coen Teulings (University of Cambridge)
Placement: Assistant Professor at the BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo
   
Dr Mikhail Safronov Home Page | CV Mikhail Safronov
Research Fields: Microeconomic Theory, including search, game theory and mechanism design
Job Market Paper: Coalition-Proof Full Efficient Implementation
References: Prof. Wojciech Olszewski (Northwestern University), Prof. Hamid Sabourian (University of Cambridge), Prof. Bruno Strulovici (Northwestern University)
Placement: Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham
   
Dr Selma Walther Home Page | CV Selma Walther
Research Fields: Labor economics, Development economics
Job Market Paper: Fertility Responses to Reductions in Mortality: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from 20th Century America
References: Prof. Hamish Low (Cambridge), Sonia Bhalotra (Essex), Ian Crawford (Oxford), Frederic Vermeulen (Leuven), Thomas Crossley (Essex)
Placement: Assistant Professor at Department of Economics, University of Sussex
   
Dr Chen Wang Home Page | CV Dr Chen Wang
Research Fields: Econometrics, Random Matrix Theory, Large Dimensional Statistical Inference
Job Market Paper: Alternative asymptotics for cointegration tests in large VARs (with Alexei Onatski)
References: Prof. Alexey Onatskiy (University of Cambridge), Prof. Zhidong Bai (Northeast Normal University), Prof. Oliver Linton (University of Cambridge)
Placement: Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong
   
Contact Information
Job Market Placement Officer Job Market Placement Officer
Professor Alexey Onatskiy Dr Koen Jochmans
E-mail: ao319@cam.ac.uk E-mail: kj345@cam.ac.uk
Office: +44(0)1223 335240 Office: +44 (0) 1223 335274
   
Job Market Placement Officer Placement Assistant
Dr Alex Rodnyansky Louise Cross
E-mail: ar908@cam.ac.uk E-mail: JobMarket2017@econ.cam.ac.uk
Office: +44(0)1223 335289 Office: +44 (0) 1223 335206

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