Coordinators

Guido Kuersteiner
Placement Director
301-405-3493
kuersteiner [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu
Katharine Abraham
Placement Director
301-405-3489
kabraham [at] umd [dot] edu
Nolan Pope
Placement Director
301-405-3480
pope [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu
Emily Molleur
Coordinator
301-405-9406
molleur [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu

Candidates

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Name / Phone
(click name for CV)
Fields of Interest Job Market Paper Title References
(chairs/co-chairs in bold)
Chadd, Ian
937-689-7642
websitechadd [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Behavioral and Experimental Economics

Secondary:
Microeconomic Theory,
Decision Theory

Random Network Consideration: Theory and Experiment Ozbay, Erkut
Filiz-Ozbay, Emel
Masatlioglu, Yusufcan
Hegland, Thomas
715-551-2923
websitehegland [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Labor Economics,
Public Economics

Secondary:
Industrial Organization,
Applied Microeconometrics

How Do Payroll Subsidies Affect Employment? New Evidence from Firm Varying Subsidies to Nursing Homes Abraham, Katharine
Hellerstein, Judith
Kaplan, Ethan
Heresi, Rodrigo
301-633-4917
website heresi [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
International Economics,
Macroeconomics

Secondary:
Computational Economics

Reallocation and Productivity during Commodity Price Cycles Saffie, Felipe
Aruoba, Borağan
Kalemli-Özcan, Şebnem
Hong, Xing
919-451-9199
websitehong [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Macroeconomics

Secondary:
Financial Economics,
International Finance

Bank Capitalization, Lending Standards, and Macroeconomic Dynamics Shea, John
Aruoba, Borağan
Saffie, Felipe
Hui, Shen
615-403-4327
websitehui [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Industrial Organization,
Marketing

Secondary:
Applied Econometrics

Dynamic Pricing with Forward-looking Social Learners: The Case of the US Video Games Industry Sweeting, Andrew
Jin, Ginger
Vincent, Daniel
Mao, Zi-Ying
202-368-9968
websitemao [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Asset Pricing,
Econometrics

Secondary:
International Finance,
Macroeconomics

Monetary Surprises and Market Expectations: A Semiparametric Identification Approach Heston, Steven
Kuersteiner, Guido
Rossi, Alberto
Penciakova, Veronika
316-993-0502
websitepenciakova [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Macroeconomics and Growth

Secondary:
International Finance

Diversification and Risky Innovation among U.S. Firms Kalemli-Özcan, Şebnem
Haltiwanger, John
Saffie, Felipe
Pivovarova, Svetlana
240-603-9942
websitepivovarova [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Industrial Organization

Secondary:
Computational Economics

Autocorrelated Costs and Information in Repeated First Price Procurement Auctions Sweeting, Andrew
Jin, Ginger
Vincent, Daniel
Saltiel, Fernando
301-728-8641
websitesaltiel [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Labor Economics

Secondary:
Applied Microeconomics,
Development Economics

What’s Math Got to Do With It? Multidimensional Ability and the Gender Gap in STEM Urzua, Sergio
Hellerstein, Judith
Kearney, Melissa
Saraiva, Gustavo
541-979-7203
websitesaraiva [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Applied Information Economics

Secondary:
Game Theory,
Industrial Organization,
Computational Economics

On Firms’ Incentives to Manipulate Online Ratings

Ausubel, Lawrence
Filiz-Ozbay, Emel
Vincent, Daniel

Tu, Shunjie
301-557-0523
websitetu [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Microeconomic Theory,
Industrial Organization

Secondary:
Market Design

Mergers in R&D Races Vincent, Daniel
Ausubel, Lawrence
Filiz-Ozbay, Emel
Velez-Ferro, Santiago
301-768-3112
websitevelez [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Mechanism Design

Secondary:
Behavioral Economics/
Industrial Organization

Overcoming the Rural Hospital Theorem: Compulsory Social Service Allocation in Colombia Ozbay, Erkut
Ausubel, Lawrence
Sweeting, Andrew
Witzen, Brian Heath
919-522-9362
websitewitzen [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Public Economics,
Labor Economics

Secondary:
Economics of Education

The Effect of Need-based Grants on Postsecondary Student Attainment Turner, Lesley
Kearney, Melissa
Urzua, Sergio
Yu, Hsuan
202-417-0736
websiteyu [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu (email)
Primary:
Macroeconomics

Secondary:
International Finance,
Computational Economics

The Behavior of Inventories and Marginal Cost under Rational Inattention Shea, John
Aruoba, Borağan
Stevens, Luminita