University of Wisconsin–Madison

Job Market Candidates 2018-19

Placement Director
Prof. Ken Hendricks
608-263-3869
hendrick@ssc.wisc.edu

Placement Administrator
Becca George
608-263-3879
becca.george@wisc.edu

John Brauer

jbrauer@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·    jbrauer@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Labor Market Discrimination: Race and Education as Signals of the Early-Age Skill Environment
Areas of Concentration:  Labor Economics, Public Economics
References:   John Kennan, Christopher Taber, Chao Fu

Daniel V. Chaves

dchaves@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   dchaves@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Taxation and Product Variety: Evidence from the Brazilian Automobile Industry
Areas of Concentration:   Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics
References:   Kenneth Hendricks, Alan SorensenChristopher Sullivan, Jean-Francois Houde

Gueyon Kim

gueyon.kim@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   gueyon.kim@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Offshoring and Segregation by Skill: Theory and Evidence
Areas of Concentration:   International Trade, Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics
References:   Steven DurlaufRasmus LentzJeffrey SmithKamran BilirMaria Muniagurria (teaching)

Wooyoung Kim

wkim68@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   wkim68@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Inference for High-dimensional Factor Models with an Application to Demand
Areas of Concentration:  Econometrics, Industrial Organization
References:   Xiaoxia Shi, Bruce Hansen, Jack Porter

Ohyun Kwon

okwon22@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·    okwon22@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Quantitative Impact of NAFTA on the WTO Negotiation
Areas of Concentration:  International Trade, Trade Policy
References:   Robert Staiger, Kamran Bilir, Charles Engel

Saiah Lee

saiah.lee@wisc.edu

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Job Market Paper:   “Monetary Policy under Data Uncertainty: Interest-Rate Smoothing from a Cross-Country Perspective
Areas of Concentration: Macro and Monetary Economics, International Economics, Applied Time-Series
References:  Kenneth West, Noah WilliamsBruce Hansen, Simeon AlderElizabeth Kelly (teaching)

Siha Lee

siha.lee@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·  siha.lee@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Household Responses to Disability Shocks:Spousal Labor Supply, Caregiving, and Disability Insurance
Areas of Concentration:   Labor Economics, Public Economics, Applied Microeconomics
References: John Kennan, Ananth Seshadri, Christopher Taber

Yun Ling

yling6@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·    yling6@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “What drives quality? Competition and regulation in the dialysis industry
Areas of Concentration:   Industrial Organization, Health Economics
References:  Alan Sorensen, Kenneth Hendricks, Lorenzo Magnolfi

Dennis McWeeny

dmcweeny@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   dmcweeny@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Spatial Competition in the Airline Industry
Areas of Concentration:  Industrial Organization, Health Economics, Regional Economics
References: Alan Sorensen, Kenneth Hendricks, Lorenzo Magnolfi

Patricia Mueller

pabbott@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   pabbott@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Commitment and Trade Agreements in a Model of Monopolistic Competition and Costly Lobby Formation
Areas of Concentration:   International Trade, Trade Policy
References:   Kamran Bilir, Charles EngelRobert Staiger

Yoshiyasu Rai

yrai@wisc.edu

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Job Market Paper:   “Statistical Inference for Treatment Assignment Policies
Areas of Concentration:   Econometrics, Applied Econometrics
References:   Jack Porter, Bruce Hansen, Joachim Freyberger

Brandon Reeves

breeves@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·    breeves@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Simple Inference in First-Price Auctions
Areas of Concentration:  Theoretical and Applied Econometrics
References:   Joachim Freyberger, Bruce HansenJack Porter

Aiday Sikhova

sikhova@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·    sikhova@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Better Parents or Richer Parents: Understanding Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital
Areas of Concentration:  Public Economics and Applied Microeconomics
References:   Ananth Seshadri, Steven Durlauf, Christopher Taber, Enghin Atalay (teaching)

Fu Tan

ftan6@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   ftan6@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Upward Intergenerational Insurance for Long-Term Care
Areas of Concentration:   Macroeconomics, Labor Economics
References:   Ananth Seshadri, Noah Williams, Corina Mommaerts

Shanke Zhao

shanke.zhao@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   shanke.zhao@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Heterogeneous Human Capital of College Graduates, Occupational Requirements and Earning Differentials
Areas of Concentration:   Labor Economics, Public Economics, Empirical Microeconomics
References:   Christopher Taber, John Kennan, Matthew Wiswall

Moheb Zidan

zidan@wisc.edu

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·    zidan@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Understanding Regional Growth Heterogeneity”
Areas of Concentration:   Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Inequality
References:   Steven Durlauf, Enghin Atalay, Dean Corbae, Elizabeth Kelly (teaching)