PhD Students on Job Market

Graduate Student Placement Coordinator:  Ben Cowan

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2019-20 PhD Students Job Market Placement


Modhurima. Amin
Webpage
modhurima.amin@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Choices and Safety in the U.S. Retail Industry
Major Professor:
Jill J. McCluskey
Research Interest:
Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Energy and Resource Economics, Change Points in High Dimensional Data
Position Accepted:
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Applied Econometrics, Statistics and Data Science, Texas Tech University

Syed Badruddoza
Webpage
s.badruddoza@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Retail Markets for Organic Dairy
Major Professor:
Jill J. McCluskey
Research Interest:
Retail Market Analysis, Agribusiness, Classifier Regression Models
Position Accepted:
Assistant Research Professor, Texas Tech University

Bain, Ryan
Webpage
ryan.bain@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Price Formation of Commodities and Consumer Goods
Major Professors:
Randy Fortenbery
Research Interest:
Food and Agricultural Economics, Applied Econometrics

Youngran Choi
Webpage
youngran.choi@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on consumer choices and public health
Major Professor:
Thomas L. Marsh
Research Interest:
Primary: Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Health Economics
Secondary: Agricultural Economics
Position Accepted:
Tenure−Track Assistant Professor of Business Analytics, Embry−Riddle Aeronautical University

J. Bradley Eustice
Webpage
jbradley.eustice@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Topics in Spatial-Temporal Economics
Major Professor:
Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Applied Microeconomics, Behavioral Economics, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Data Scientist. Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Dolores Garrido
Webpage
m.garridogarcia@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Innovation, Green Labels, and Consumer Preferences
Major Professor:
Dr. Ana Espinola-Arredondo and Dr. R. Karina Gallardo
Research Interest:
Primary: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Game Theory, Consumer preferences for food, technology and information
Secondary: Industrial Organization, Rural Development

Position Accepted:
Visiting Assistant Professor at Union College.

Xi Gu
Webpage
xi.gu@wsu.edu


Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Hops Production, Beer Price Inputs, and Beer Demand
Major Professor:
Dr. Thomas L. Marsh
Research Interest:
Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Consumer Demand, Agricultural Economics, Quantitative Methods

Hyeonjun Hwang
Webpage
hyeonjun.hwang@wsu.edu


Dissertation Title:
Measuring, Designing and Simulating Treatments in Economics.
Major Professor:
Dr. Jonathan Yoder
Research Interest:
Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, Transportation Economics, Urban Economics, Public Policy
Position Accepted:
Associate Research Fellow, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade

Anika Islam,
Webpage
anika.islam@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:Strategic behavior in the energy sector"
Major Professor:
Dr. Ana Espinola Arredondo
Research Interest:
Energy Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics

Hao Li
Webpage
haoli.li@wsu.edu

Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Agricultural and Applied Microeconomics
Major Professors:
Dr. Jonathan Yoder
Research Interest:
Primary: Applied Econometrics
Secondary: Environmental and Natural Resources Economics, Agricultural Economics.

Webpage
moses.luri@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in water resource management and adaptation, and development economics
Major Professors:
Dr. Jonathan Yoder
Research Interest:
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Applied econometrics, Applied Microeconomics, Development Economics, and System Resilience Modeling
Position Accepted
Visiting Assistant Professor –– The College of Wooster, Ohio

James Miller
Webpage
james.miller@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Post Disability and Maternity Leave Employment – Considering Education Interactions and State Mandates
Major Professor:
Bidisha Mandal
Research Interest:
Health Economics, Health Policy, Disability and Family Leave

Yousef Nazer
Webpage
youself.nazer@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Impacts of New Technology on Market Power: The Case of the Petroleum Industry
Major Professors:
Jill J. McCluskey and Alan Love
Research Interest:
Macroeconomics, Financial, and Energy Markets
Sovereign Wealth Funds
New Empirical Industrial Organization

Position Accepted:
Energy Program Officer, International Monetary Fund

Jake Wagner
Webpage
jake.wagner@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays in Resource Economics
Major Professor:
Joseph Cook
Research Interest:
Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries, Enviromental and Resource Economics, Non-market Valuation, Discrete Choice Economics

Yektansani, Kiana
Webpage
kiana.yektansani@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Environmental Regulation Design and Product Differentiation
Major Professors:
Ana Espínola-Arredondo, Jill J. McCluskey
Research Interest:
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Industrial Organization, Mathematical and Stochastic Modeling, Behavioral Economics
Position Accepted:
Lecturer position at University of Illinois at Chicago

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