Job Market Candidates 2017-2018

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Guido Kuersteiner
Placement Director
301-405-3493
kuersteiner@econ.umd.edu
Ginger Jin
Placement Director
301-405-3484
jin@econ.umd.edu
Luminita Stevens
Placement Director
301-405-3515
stevens@econ.umd.edu
Amanda Statland
Coordinator
301-405-3514
statland@econ.umd.edu
Name / Phone
(click name for CV)
Fields of InterestJob Market Paper TitleReferences
(chairs/co-chairs in bold)
Blackwood, G. Jacob
561-253-5849
website email
Primary:
Macroeconomics

Secondary:
International Finance
Computational Economics
Same Shock, Separate
Channels: House Prices and
Firm Performance in the Great Recession
Haltiwanger, John
Kalemli-Ozcan, Sebnem
Aruoba, Boragan
Choi, Joonkyu
240-645-7838
website email
Primary:
Macroeconomics
Entrepreneurship

Secondary:
Computational Economics
Entrepreneurial Risk Taking,
Young Firm Dynamics and
Aggregate Job Creation
Aruoba, Boragan
Haltiwanger, John
Agarwal, Rajshree
Saffie, Felipe
Guo, Diyue
646-724-0880
website email
Primary:
Macroeconomics

Secondary:
Firm Dynamics
Multiproduct Firms and the
Business Cycle
Haltiwanger, John
Stevens, Luminita
Shea, John
Hardy, Bryan
505-400-3420
website email
Primary:
International Finance

Secondary:
Macroeconomics
Foreign Currency Borrowing,
Balance Sheet Shocks,
and Real Outcomes
Kalemli-Ozcan, Sebnem
Saffie, Felipe
Kaplan, Ethan
Lin, Hong
202-320-4816
website email
Primary:
Contract Theory
Behavioral Economics

Secondary:
Labor Economics
Industrial Organization
Experimental Economics
Firm as a Commitment Device:
 the Adverse Selection of
Workers with Quasi-Hyperbolic
Discounting in the Labor Market
Filiz-Ozbay, Emel
Vincent, Daniel
Ozbay, Erkut
Matsumoto, Hidehiko
202-262-6159
website email
Primary:
International Finance

Secondary:
Macroeconomics
Computational Economics
Reserve Accumulation,
Foreign Direct Investment,
and Economic Growth
Saffie, Felipe
Kalemli-Ozcan, Sebnem
Aruoba, Boragan
Sanchez, Cristian
301-538-0225
website email
Primary:
Labor Economics
Economics of Education

Secondary:
Applied Microeconometrics
Targeted or Universal?
Mobilizing Students Through
School Vouchers
Urzua, Sergio
Sweeting, Andrew
Kuersteiner, Guido
Tao, Xuezhen
240-636-1989
website email
Primary:
Industrial Organization
Marketing

Secondary:
Innovation
Computational Economics
Market Competition and
Product Introduction: A Study
of the Flagship Smartphone
Industry
Sweeting, Andrew
Jin, Ginger
Vincent, Daniel
Ueda, Ken
415-264-4342
website email
Primary:
Labor Economics
Econometrics

Secondary:
Public Economics
Exploring the Relation
between Immigrants and
Native workers: New Evidence
using Firms, Occupations, and
Employment Flows
Hellerstein, Judith
Ham, John
Johansson, Per
Hyatt, Henry
Wilson, Riley
801-718-7238
website email
Primary:
Public Economics
Labor Economics

Secondary:
Applied Microeconomics
Moving to Jobs: The Role of
Information in Migration
Decisions
Kearney, Melissa
Hellerstein, Judith
Abraham, Katharine
Yan, Haomin
240-583-9370
website email
Primary:
Microeconomic Theory
Market Design

Secondary:
Industrial Organization
Position Auctions with
Interdependent Values
Ausubel, Lawrence
Vincent, Daniel
Filiz-Ozbay, Emel