Job Market Candidates

Graduate Student Placement Coordinator:  Ben Cowan

Job Market Guide
Previous Job Placements


Current 2022-23 PhD Students Job Market Placement


Reetwika Basu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/reetwika-basu/
Email: reetwika.basu@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Agent-Based Models for Water Allocation under Appropriative Rights
Major Professors:
Jonathan Yoder, Joseph Cook and Michael Brady
Research Interest:
Water Resource Economics, Agent-Based Modeling, Consumer Behavior, Econometric Applications
Position Accepted:

Timur Dincer
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/timur-dincer/
Email: timur.dincer@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Applied Microeconomics
Major Professors:
Eric Jessup, Jia Yan, Felix Munoz-Garcia and Ana Espinola-Arredondo
Research Interest:
Transportation Economics, Microeconometrics
Position Accepted:
Data scientist at Central Insurance

Jae Young Hwang
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/jaeyoung-hwang/
Email: jaeyoung.hwang@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Decision-making with an Endogeneity Problem
Major Professors:
Dr. Thomas L. Marsh, Dr. Jinhui Bai, Dr. Joseph H. Cook
Research Interest:
Applied Econometrics, Transportation Economics, Agricultural Economics
Position Accepted:
Post-doc position as a computational research scientist, USDA






Dindu Lama
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/dindu-lama/
Email: dindu.lama@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Industrial Organization and Transportation Economics
Major Professors:
Jia Yan, Wesley Blundell, and Jill McCluskey
Research Interest:
Applied Microeconomics, Transportation Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:

Michael Mahoney
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/michael-mahoney/
Email: michael.mahoney@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
The Impact of Media on Political Polarization: Evidence from the United States
Major Professors:
Salvador Ortigueira, Jinhui Bai, Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Machine Learning, Computational Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy
Position Accepted:

Grishma Manandhar
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/grishma-manandhar/
Email: grishma.manandhar@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Dissertation Title: Peer to Peer Electricity Trading in Community Microgrids
Major Professors:
Alan Love, Ana Espinola-Arredondo, Anamika Dubey, and Olvar Bergland
Research Interest:
Machine Learning, Autonomous Agent Design, Electricity Markets, Demand Response
Position Accepted:

Joseph Navelski
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/joseph-navelski/
Email: joseph.navelski@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Applied Microeconomic and Statistical Methods using Social Media Data
Major Professors:
Dr. Jill McCluskey, Dr. Felix Munoz-Garcia, Dr. Ron Mittelhammer and Dr. Syed Badruddoza
Research Interest:
Primary Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Econometrics and Statistical Methods
Secondary: Industrial Organization and Network Formation

Position Accepted:
Senior Quantitative Analyst at TD Bank

Mohammad Maksudur Rahman (Maksud)
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/mohammad-rahman/
Email: mohammad.m.rahman@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Global Burden of Animal Diseases
Major Professors:
Thomas L. Marsh, Michael P. Brady, and Jill J. McCluskey
Research Interest:
Agricultural Economics, Animal Health Economics, International Trade, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:

Kennedy Odongo
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/kennedy-odongo/
Email: kennedy.odongo@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Machine Learning Applications for Agricultural Economics
Major Professors:
Jill McCluskey, Ron Mittelhammer, and Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Microeconomics, Agricultural Economics, Machine Learning, Data Science
Position Accepted:

Jui Sen
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/jui-sen/
Email: jui.sen@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Application of Causal Inference Approaches in Environmental Policy Analysis.
Major Professors:
Michael Brady, Wesley Blundell, Jill McCluskey, and Kirti Rajagopalan
Research Interest:
Environmental Economics, Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Data Scientist, Discover Financial Services

Jiaying Wang (Lucy)
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/jiaying-wang/
Email: jiaying.wang2@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Industrial Organization and Econometrics
Major Professors:
Dr. Wesley Blundell, Dr. Thomas Marsh, Dr. Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Industrial Organization, Econometrics, Bayesian Inference
Position Accepted:


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