Job Market Candidates 2019-20

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

Placement Administrator
Becca George (on leave through December 2019), 608-263-3879, becca.george@wisc.edu
Please contact Kim Grocholski: 608-262-3285, kim.grocholski@wisc.edu

2019-2020 Candidate Summary

Yu-chi Chu

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   yuchi.chu@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Testing Parental Altruism: A Full Solution to a Dynamic Model of Altruistic Transfers
Areas of Concentration:   Macroeconomics, Family Economics, and Monetary Economics
References:   Ananth Seshadri (chair), Dean Corbae, Randall Wright

Yu Ding

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   yu.ding@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Consolidation for Cost Savings? Hospital Mergers and Service Repositioning”
Areas of Concentration:  Industrial Organization, Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics
References:   Alan Sorensen, Kenneth Hendricks, Justin Sydnor

Zhigang Ge

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   zge8@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Taxing Top Earners: The Role of Entrepreneurs
Areas of Concentration:   Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Industrial Organization (secondary field)
References:   Ananth Seshadri, Noah Williams, Kenneth West

Pedro Vaissman Guinsburg

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   guinsburg@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Information Design and Sensitivity to Market Fundamentals
Areas of Concentration:   Game Theory, Information Design, Microeconomic Theory
References:   Marek Weretka, Antonio Penta

Shoya Ishimaru

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   ishimaru@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Geographic Mobility of Youths and Spatial Gaps in Local College and Labor Market Opportunities
Areas of Concentration:   Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Economics of Education
References:   John Kennan (chair), Christopher Taber, Chao Fu

Amrita Kulka

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   amrita.kulka2@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Sorting into Neighborhoods: The Role of Minimum Lot Sizes”
Areas of Concentration:   Public Economics, Urban Economics, Economics of Education
References:   Christopher Taber, Jesse Gregory, Matthew Wiswall, J. Michael Collins

Dohyeon Lee

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   dohnlee@gmail.com
Job Market Paper:   “Optimal Monetary Policy in an Open Economy with Segmented Financial Markets”
Areas of Concentration:   International Macro/Finance, Monetary Economics, Firm Dynamics (secondary), Entrepreneurship (secondary)
References:   Charles Engel, Kenneth West, Menzie Chinn

Zehao Li

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·    zehao.li@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Financial Intermediary Leverage and Unemployment
Areas of Concentration:  Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics
References:   Kenneth West, Noah Williams, Charles Engel, Jack Porter (teaching)

Chang Liu

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV    ·   Personal Webpage   ·   chang.liu@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:  “Regional Risk and Aggregate Fluctuations
Areas of Concentration:   Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Economics, Macro Finance
References:   Noah Williams (primary), Charles Engel, Kim Ruhl

Gabriel Martinez-Roa

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·    gamartinez@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Bayesian Persuasion in the Digital Age”
Areas of Concentration:   Information Economics, Applied Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomic Theory
References:   Marzena Rostek, Marek Weretka, William SandholmDavid Hansen (Teaching)

Yue Qiu

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   yqiu28@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Price Coordination in a Market with Bundles”
Areas of Concentration:   Industrial Organization, Health Economics, Applied Econometrics
References:   Alan Sorensen, Kenneth Hendricks, Lorenzo Magnolfi

Adam Smith

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   ajsmith26@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Product Discovery on Digital Goods Platforms”
Areas of Concentration:   Industrial Organization, Digital Economics, Applied Microeconomics
References:   Alan Sorensen, Kenneth Hendricks

Steve Pak Yeung Wu

Ph.D. Job Market Candidate

CV   ·   Personal Webpage   ·   steve.wu@wisc.edu
Job Market Paper:   “Corporate Balance Sheets and Sovereign Risk Premia
Areas of Concentration:   International Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics
References:   Charles Engel, Kenneth West, Menzie Chinn