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2018-2019 Job Market Candidates

The following candidates are currently on the job market. Please check back regularly for updates. For additional information on a specific candidate, we encourage you to contact their department directly.

Madeline King Kneeland

Ph.D. Candidate in Management
Advisors: Melissa A. Schilling (chair), Adam M. Kleinbaum, Gino Cattani, Robert Seamans
Paper: "Agency and the Dynamics of Network Churn"
Research Interests: Social Networks, Network Dynamics, Innovation, Organizational Theory, Strategy.

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Christopher To

Ph.D. Candidate in Management
Advisor: Gavin Kilduff
Paper: TBA
Research Interests: Competition, Social Hierarchy, Risk-Taking.

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Peifan Wu

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Advisors: Gian Luca Clementi (chair), Luis Cabral, Stanley Zin
Paper: TBA
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Firm Dynamics, Corporate Finance, Heterogeneous Agent Models.

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Saptarshi Mukherjee

Saptarshi Mukherjee

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance
Advisors: Thomas Philippon (Co-Chair), Rangaran K. Sundaram (Co-Chair), Viral Acharya, Alexi Savov, Kose John
Paper: "Monetary Policy Transmission in Developing Countries with Informal Sector"
Research Interests: Macro-Finance, Financial Intermediation, Corporate Finance.

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Fiona Sijie Feng

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Advisor: Petra Moser (Chair), Walker Hanlon, Luis Cabral, Robert Seamans
Paper: "Measuring the Diffusion of Innovation: A Reassessment of Knowledge Spillovers using Machine Learning"
Research Interests: Innovation & Technology, Machine Learning & Natural Language Processing, Urban Economics, Law & Economics, Management, Labor Policy.

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Yunchao Xu

Yunchao Xu

Ph.D. Candidate in Operations
Advisors: TBA
Paper: TBA
Research Interests: Consumer-driven Service Operations, Empirical Operations Management, Healthcare Operations Management

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Changwook Lee

Changwook Lee

Ph.D. Candidate in Accounting
Advisors: Ilan Guttman (Chair), Tim Baldenius, Xiaojing Meng
Paper: "Selective Disclosure of a Noisy Signal and its Precision"
Research Interests: Voluntary Disclosure, Role of Higher-Order-Belief in Corporate Disclosure, Earnings Forecasts

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Suzanne Chang

Suzanne Chang

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance
Advisors: Holger Mueller (Chair), Theresa Kuchler, and Constantine Yannelis
Paper: "Industry Bias in Investor Behavior: Evidence from Mutual Funds"
Research Interests: Investor Behavior, Behavioral Finance, Household Finance, Corporate Finance

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Chenqi Zhu

Ph.D. Candidate in Accounting
Advisors: Baruch Lev (Chair), Mary Billings, Yiwei Dou, Deepak Hegde, Stephen Ryan
Paper: "Investor Demand for Contextual Information: Evidence from Wikipedia"
Research Interests: Information Acquisition, Social Media, Disclosure of Intangible Assets, Innovation and Fin-Tech

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Disen Huang

Ph.D. Candidate in Accounting
Advisors: April Klein (Chair), Stephen Ryan, Yiwei Dou, Kose John
Paper: "Effective Legal Bonding Reduces Adverse Selection: Evidence from a Positive Shock to Public Monitoring and Enforcement"
Research Interests: Regulation and Enforcement, Perceived Credibility of Accounting Information, Standard Setting, Foreign-Listing and the Bonding Hypothesis, Managerial Optimism

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Lin Qiu

Ph.D. Candidate in Accounting
Advisors: Tim Baldenius (Co-Chair), Xiaojing Meng (Co-Chair), Ilan Guttman
Paper: 'Say on Pay and the "Quiet Life" of Boards'
Research Interests: Corporate Governance, Financial Accounting, Board of Directors, Recognition versus Disclosure, Managerial Compensation

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