Placements

Graduate Student Placement Coordinator: Ben Cowan

Job Market Guide
Current Job Market Candidates


2021-22 PhD Students Job Market Placement


Zhazira Alisheva
Email: zhazira.alisheva@wsu.edu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/zhazira-alisheva/
Email: zhazira.alisheva@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Health Economics
Major Professor:
Bidisha Mandal
Research Interest:
Health Economics, Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics, Change Point Estimation
Position Accepted:
Post-doctoral researcher, National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Salim Ahmed Said Al Jahwari
Email: s.aljahwari@wsu.edu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/salim-al-jahwari/
Dissertation Title:
The International Economics of Gulf Cooperation Council Deficits and Reserves
Major Professors:
Dr. Jinhui Bai, Dr. Salvador Ortigueira, and Dr. Mark Gibson
Research Interest:
International Economics, Public Economics, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Financial Stability Executive, Central Bank of Oman



Nawwaf Mohammed Aljulaifi
Email: nawwaf.aljulaifi@wsu.edu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/nawwaf-aljulaifi/
Dissertation Title:
The Strategic Effects of Environmental Regulation on Investment in Environmental R&D and Advertising
Major Professor:
Ana Espinola-Arredondo
Research Interest:
Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Environmental Economics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, King Saud University

Botir Okhunjanov
Email: botir.okhunjanov@wsu.edu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/botir-okhunjanov/
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Applied Microeconomics
Major Professors:
Dr. Jill McCluskey, Dr. Ron Mittelhammer and Dr. Ana Espinola-Arredondo
Research Interest:
Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics and Statistics, Environmental & Resource Economics
Position Accepted:
Visiting Assistant Professor, Denison University

Joshua Olsen
Email: joshua.olsen@wsu.edu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/josh-olsen/
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Wildland Fire and Housing
Major Professors:
Jonathan Yoder, Gregmar Galinato, and Randy Fortenbery
Research Interest:
Econometrics, Environmental Economics and Industrial Organization
Position Accepted:
Data Scientist/Economist at Colaberry Inc. for Bayer Crop Science

Tiana Randriamaro
Email: mary.randriamaro@wsu.edu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/mary-randriamaro/
Dissertation Title:
Essays on water utility economics and the value of time
Major Professor:
Joe Cook
Research Interest:
Behavioral Economics, Natural Resource Economics, Experimental Economics, and Environmental Economics
Position Accepted:
Economist at A2F Consulting in Rockville, Maryland

Golam Saroare Shakil
Email: golamsaroare.shakil@wsu.edu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/golam-shakil/
Dissertation Title:
Three essays in econometrics, agricultural and welfare economics
Major Professors:
Dr. Thomas L. Marsh, Dr. Jill McCluskey, and Dr. Ron Mittelhammer
Research Interest:
Econometrics and Applied Econometrics, International Trade and Policy, Agricultural Economics and Input Substitute Choice.
Position Accepted:
Post-doctoral researcher, Global Health Group, Washington State University

Azhar Uddin
Email: azhar.uddin@wsu.edu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/azhar-uddin/
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Development Economics and Consumer Demand: Evidence from Primary Data
Major Professors:
Shanthi Manian, R. Kariina Gallardo, and Jill McCluskey
Research Interest:
Development Economics, Experimental Economics, Consumer demand and novel technologies
Position Accepted:
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health
Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Washington State University

2020-21 PhD Students Job Market Placement


Christopher Ambrose
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/christopher-ambrose
Email:christopher.ambrose@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on the Impacts of Recreational Marijuana Legalization
Major Professor:
Benjamin W. Cowan
Research Interest:
Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization

Position Accepted:
Post-doctoral researcher, Murphy Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans


Yenjae Chang
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/yenjae-chang/
Email: yenjae.chang@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Market Power and Consumer Welfare
Major Professor:
Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Industrial Organization, Energy and Environmental Economics, Transportation Economics, Public Economics
Position Accepted:
Associate Research Fellow, Korea Energy Economics Institute

Xi Gu
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/xi-gu/
Email: xi.gu@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Consumer Demand and Production Risk
Major Professor:
Dr. Thomas L. Marsh
Research Interest:
Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Consumer Demand, Agricultural Economics, Quantitative Methods
Position Accepted:
Colaberry, Data Scientist position at Bayer

Afrin Islam
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/afrin-islam/
Email: afrin.islam@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Food Choices and Health Outcomes
Major Professors:
Dr. Jill J. McCluskey, Dr. Thomas L. Marsh and Dr. Ron Mittelhammer
Research Interest:
Applied Econometrics, Economics of Media, Food Policy, Climate Change
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Economics, Temple University, Philadelphia.

Jikhan Jeong
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/jikhan-jeong/
Email: Jikhan.Jeong@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Business Economics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data
Major Professor:
H. Alan Love
Research Interest:
Business Economics of AI and Big Data, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Discrete Choice Model, Energy Economics.

Position Accepted:
Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science & Business Analytics, Florida Polytechnic University




Samantha Johnson
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/samantha-johnson/
Email: samantha.r.johnson@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Cause and Effect of Marketing Order Terminations
Major Professors:
Jill J. McCluskey and Mike Brady
Research Interest:
Agriculture, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Oklahoma.

Alexander Kappes
Webpage:
https://students.ses.wsu.edu/alexander-kappes/

Email: alexander.kappes@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
The Economics of Livestock Health, Disease, and Production
Major Professors:
Thomas L. Marsh and J. Shannon Neibergs
Research Interest:
Applied Statistical Learning, Agricultural Economics, Global Health and Development
Position Accepted:
Post-doctoral researcher, Global Health Group, Washington State University

Ashutosh Kumar
Wepage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/ashutosh-kumar/
Email: ashutosh.kumar@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays in Health and Environmental Economics
Major Professor:
Benjamin W. Cowan
Research Interest:
Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, Development Economics
Position Accepted:
Post-doctoral researcher, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Hao Li
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/hao-li/
Email: haoli.li@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Advances In Applied Agricultural and Experimental Economics
Major Professor:
Dr. Jonathan Yoder
Research Interest:
Primary: Applied Econometrics
Secondary: Environmental and Natural Resources Economics, Agricultural Economics.

Position Accepted:
Data scientist, Bayer Crop Science LLC

HyunJin Lim
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/hyunjin-lim/
Email: hyunjin.lim@wsu.edu




Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Organic Agriculture
Major Professor:
Michael Brady
Research Interest:
Applied microeconomics, Agricultural economics, and Environmental and resource ecnomics
Position Accepted:
Deputy Director 2050 Carbon Neutrality Commission, Korea

Jugal Marfatia
Webpage: https://jugalmarfatia.netlify.com
Email: jugal.marfatia@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Application of Machine Learning in Health Economics.
Major Professors:
Jill J. McCluskey and Mike Brady
Research Interest:
Econometrics, Machine Learning, Data Science
Position Accepted:
Data Scientist, Analytics: Facebook

Chelsea Pardini
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/chelsea-pardini/
Email: chelsea.pardini@wsu.edu

Dissertation Title:
Three Applications of Game Theory to Environmental and Conflict Economics
Major Professor:
Dr. Ana Espínola-Arredondo
Research Interest:
Primary: Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Justice, Political Economy of Settler Colonialism
Secondary: Health Economics, Industrial Organization
Position Accepted:
Post-doctoral researcher, New York University (Institute for Policy Integrity)

Joseph Patten
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/joseph-patten/
Email: joseph.patten@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Higher Education, Developmental Economics, and Esports Economics
Major Professors:
Dr. Ben Cowan and Dr. Jon Yoder
Research Interest:
Industrial Organization, Game Theory, Behavioral and Public Economics
Position Accepted:
Data Scientist, Capital One

Nicholas Potter
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/nicholas-potter/
Email: nicholas.a.potter@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Climate and Resource Economics
Major Professors:
Dr. Michael Brady
Research Interest:
Climate economics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Conflict, Spatial Econometrics, Bayesian Statistics
Position Accepted:
Economist, USDA

Mursaleen Shiraj
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/molla-shiraj/
Email: m.shiraj@wsu.edu

Dissertation Title:
Applications of Causal Inference and Policy Analysis
Major Professors:
Dr. Ron Mittelhammer, Dr. Jill McCluskey and Dr. Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Applied Econometrics; Health Economics; Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics.
Position Accepted:
Assistant Director-Research at Moody's Analytics, West Chester, PA.

Joshua Tibbitts
Webpage: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/joshua-tibbitts/
Email: joshua.tibbitts@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
The Economics of Pain
Major Professors:
Jill McCluskey and Ron Mittelhammer
Research Interest:
Health Economics, Behavioral Economics, Pain, Public Economics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, Idaho

Wenjun Wu
Webpage: http://students.ses.wsu.edu/wenjun-wu/
Email: wenjun.wu2@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Fertility Decision Making
Major Professors:
Bidisha Mandal
Research Interest:
Development Economics, Health Economics, Behavior Economics, Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Tax Policy Specialist at Washington State Department of Licensing

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:
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Applied Econometrics, Statistics and Data Science, 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
Position Accepted:
Analyst, Oregon Public Utility Commission

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

Christopher Clarke
Webpage
christopher.clarke@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Dissertation: Public Capital, Politics, and Inequality
Major Professors:
Ray Batina
Research Interest:
Public Policy, Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization
Position Accepted:
Instructional Assistant Professor, University of Houston

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.

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: https://students.ses.wsu.edu/anika-islam/
Email: anika.islam@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Energy and Evnvironmental Economics"

Major Professor:
Dr. Ana Espinola Arredondo
Research Interest:
Energy Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Economist, Washington DC

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
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, 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
Position Accepted:
Ph.D. Economist, Idaho

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
Position Accepted:
Assistant Research Professor, Washington State University

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

2018-19 PhD Students Job Market Placement


Kuan Ju Chen
Webpage
kuan718.chen@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Environmental Economics and Sustainable Energy
Major Professor:
Dr. Thomas L. Marsh
Research Interest:
Environmental and Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics, Experimental Economics, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor, University of Guam

Pak-Sing Choi
Webpage
paksing.choi@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Mechanism Design in Environmental Economics
Major Professors:
Félix Muñoz-García and Ana Espínola-Arredondo
Research Interest:
Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Public Economics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor, National Central University, Taiwan

Grant, Kara
Webpage
kara.grant@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Food and Health Economics
Major Professors:
Karina Gallardo and Bidisha Mandal
Research Interest:
Food Policy, Health Economics, Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor of Economics, Missouri Western State University

Boris Houenou
Webpage
boris.houenou@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Health and Economics of Diseases
Major Professors:
Thomas L. Marsh and Bidisha Mandal
Research Interest:
Primary: Applied Econometrics, Health Economics, Development Economics, Natural Resources Economics
Secondary: Public Economics, Financial Economics, Industrial Organization, Game Theory
Position Accepted:
Model Monitoring Analyst at Umpqua Bank

Ae Rin Jung
Webpage
aerin.jung@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Consumer Perception on Organic Mergers and Technology Adoption
Major Professors:
Ana Espínola-Arredondo and R. Karina Gallardo
Research Interest:
Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics, Agricultural Economics

Position Accedted:
Post-Doctorate Position, National Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Korea

Jukwan Lee
Webpage
jukwan.lee@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Consumer Choice and Public Policy
Major Professors:
Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Applied Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, and Agricultural Resource Economics
Position Accepted:
Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Kwan Young Lee
Webpage
kwan.lee@wsu.edu@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Trade in Agricultural Goods and Cultural Goods
Major Professors:
R. Karina Gallardo, Andrew Cassey
Research Interest:
Cultural industry research, trade, labor
Position Accepted:
Research Associate, Korea Culture and Tourism Institute, Cultural Industry Research Center

Zongyu Li
Webpage
zongyu-li@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Consumer Behavior and Grower Preference Analysis for Agricultural Economics
Major Professors:
R. Karina Gallardo and Vicki McCracken
Research Interest:
Behavioral economics and applied econometrics
Position Accepted:
Data Analytics Coordinator – Louisiana Department of Health

Timothy Nadreau
Webpage

timothy.nadreau@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Improved Methods for Characterizing Industries in Regional Economics
Major Professors:
Michael Brady and Philip Watson
Research Interest:
Regional Economics and Geography, Computable General Equilibrium Analysis, International Trade
Position Accepted:
Assistant Research Professor, Washington State University

HyunJyung Oh
Webpage
hyunjyung.oh@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Internal Household Dynamics
Major Professor:
Dr. Robert Rosenman
Research Interest:
Labor Economics, Spatial Econometrics, Social Economics, Development Economics
Position Accepted:
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business, Piedmont International University

Ryne Rohla
Webpage
ryne.rohla@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Policies, Politics, and Polities
Major Professor:
Gregmar I. Galinato
Research Interest:
Political Economy, Public Economics, Spatial Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Postdoctoral Scholar, UCLA

Xiaodong (Eric) Lang
Webpage
ericlang@wsu.edu@wsu.edu/small>
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Transportation Economics, Energy Policy, and Supply Chain Finance
Major Professors:
Dr. Alan Love and Dr. Eric Jessup
Research Interest:
Applied Microeconomics, Energy Economics, Transportation Economics, Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Financial Economics
Position Accepted:
Forensic Economist, Thomas Roney LLC Economic Consulting

2017-18 PhD Students Job Market Placement


Haseeb Ahmed
Webpage
haseeb.ahmed@wsu.edu

Dissertation Title:
Livestock Management, Human Health and Welfare in Agricultural Households
Major Professor:
Benjamin Cowan
Research Interest:
Applied Econometrics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Health and Development Economics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor at Information Technology University Lahore Pakistan

Matthew Birch
Webpage
matthew.birch@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Financial Aid Policies and Enrollment Behavior in Higher Education
Major Professor:
Robert Rosenman
Research Interest:
Education Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, Public Policy
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor at Texas Lutheran University

Nathan Delay
Webpage
nathan.delay@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Agricultural Risk Management Policy and Producer Decision Making
Major Professors:
Hayley H. Chouinard, Thomas L. Marsh
Research Interest:
Agricultural Policy and Risk Management, Applied Econometrics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor at Purdue University

Anthony Delmond
Webpage
anthony.delmond@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Perception of Quality
Major Professor:
Jill J. McCluskey
Research Interest:
Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor at University of Tennessee, Martin

Brett Devine
Webpage
brett.devine@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Industrial Organization
Major Professor:
Felix Munoz-Garcia and Jonathan Yoder
Research Interest:
Economics of Information and Entrepreneurship, Industrial organization, Development economics, Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor, Hamline University

Isaac Duah
Webpage
isaac.duah@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Energy and Policy
Major Professor:
Alan Love
Research Interest:
Energy Economics, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Senior Regulatory Specialist, Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, IL

Eric Dunaway
Webpage
eric.dunaway@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Campaign Finance, Cheap Talk, and Vaccination Choice
Major Professor:
Félix Muñoz-García
Research Interest:
Industrial Organization, Game Theory, Behavioral, and Public Economics
Position accepted:
Assistant Professor, Wabash College

Zhuang Hao
Webpage
zhuang.hao@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Health Economics
Major Professor:
Benjamin W. Cowan
Research Interest:
Health Economics, Economics of Education, Public Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Position Accepted
Assistant Professor of Economics at Beihang University, Beijing, China

Yeon A Hong
Webpage
yeona.hong@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Determinants of Environmental Outcomes, and Agricultural Policy
Major Professors:
Gregmar I. Galinato and R. Karina Gallardo
Research Interest:
Agricultural Economics, Environmental Economics, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics
Position Accepted:
Research Fellow at the Korea Rural Economic Institute


Dila Ikiz
Webpage
dila.ikiz@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on International Trade, Development, and Agribusiness
Major Professor:
Karina Gallardo
Research Interest:
Primary: International Trade, Development Secondary: Agribusiness
Position:
Lecturer at Koc University, Turkey

Kiriti Kanjilal
Webpage
kiriti.kanjilal@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays in Behavioral Industrial Organization and Natural Resource Economics
Major Professors:
Dr. Félix Muñoz-García
Research Interest:
Microeconomics, Game Theory, Behavioral Economics, Natural Resource Economics, Energy Economics.
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi

Lyudmyla Kompaniyets
Webpage
l.kompaniyets@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Topics in Consumer Health Decisions
Major Professor:
Dr. Robert Rosenman
Research Interest:
Econometrics, Health Economics
Position Accepted:
Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellow, Center for Disease Control

Rui Luo
Webpage
rui.luo2@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Financial Economics
Major Professor:
Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Financial Economics, Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting, Asset Pricing
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor at the University of International Business and Economics

Alisher Mamadzhanov
Webpage
mamajanov@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Markets For Energy and Local Food
Major Professor:
Jill McCluskey and Ana Espinola-Arredondo
Research Interest:
Natural Resource, Environmental Economics, Energy Economics
Position Accepted:
Environmental Affairs Officer, United Nations

Austin Miller
Webpage
austin.m.miller@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
On The Role of Psychological Variables in Decision Making
Major Professor:
Dr. Robert Rosenman
Research Interest:
Microeconomic Theory, Judgement and Decision Making, Economic Psychology, Public Policy
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor, Hamline University

Jiehong Qiu
Webpage
jiehong.qiu@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Empirical Industrial Organization
Major Professor:
Dr. Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Empirical Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Co-founder of Bayes Data Intelligence

Xinlong Tan
Webpage
xinlong.tan@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Empirical Industrial Organization
Major Professor:
Jia Yan
Research Interest:
Empirical Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, Transportation Economics
Position Accepted:
Chief Data Officer, Bayes Data Intelligence Technology Service Inc.


Xiangrui Wang
Webpage
xiangrui.wang@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Natural Resource Economics, Agricultural Policy, and Food Policy
Major Professor:
Ron C. Mittelhammer
Research Interest:
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor at Renmin University, China

Melissa A. Wright
Webpage
meliss.a.wright@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Food and Nutrition Policy
Major Professors:
Hayley H. Chouinard, Bidisha Mandal
Research Interest:
Agricultural Economics, Food Policy, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics
Position Accepted:
Assistant Professor, Delaware Valley University

Qingqing Yang
Webpage
qingqing.yang@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Three Essays on Health and Socioeconomic Status
Major Professor:
Robert Rosenman
Research Interest:
Health Economics, Behavioral Economics, Applied Econometrics, Natural Resource and Environment
Position Accepted:
Model Validation Analyst (AVP), Bank of the West BNP Paribas.

Haowei Yu
Webpage
haowei.yu@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Essays on Environmental Economics
Major Professor:
Gregmar I. Galinato
Research Interest:
Environmental Economics, Agricultural Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Position Accepted:
Postdoctoral Fellow, City University of Hong Kong

You Zhou
Webpage
you.zhou@wsu.edu
Dissertation Title:
Issues in Public Infrastructure Spending and Transportation
Major Professor:
Gregmar I. Galinato
Research Interest:
Applied Microeconomics, Transportation Economics, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics, Trade
Position Accepted:
OBOR Fellow at University of Hong Kong
Washington State University