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2019-2020 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.

Manasa Gopal

Manasa Gopal

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance
Advisors: Philipp Schnabl (Chair), Anthony Saunders, Viral Acharya
Paper: "How Collateral Affects Small Business Lending: The Role of Lender Specialization"
Research Interests: Financial Intermediation, Corporate Finance.

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Pierre Mabille

Pierre Mabille

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Advisor: Prof. Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (chair), Prof. Mark Gertler, Prof. Virgiliu Midrigan, Prof. Stanley Zin
Paper: "Heterogeneous Housing Busts: The Role of First-Time Buyers"
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Finance, Real Estate.

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Juan Morelli

Juan Morelli

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Advisors: Mark Gertler, Diego Perez, Venky Venkateswaran
Paper: "Limited Participation in Equity Markets and the Transmission of Shocks"
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, International Economics, Finance

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Bang Nguyen

Bang Nguyen

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Advisors: Petra Moser (chair), Luis Cabral, Walker Hanlon
Paper: "Political Power of the Press in the Weimar Republic"
Research Interests: Political Economy, Economic History, Industrial Organization.

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Roxana Mihet

Roxana Mihet

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Advisors: Laura Veldkamp (Co-Chair), Thomas Philippon (Co-Chair), Venky Venkateswaran, Thomas Sargent
Paper: "Who Benefits from Innovations in Financial Technology?"
Research Interests: Information, Macroeconomics, Finance

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Sung Lee

Sung Lee

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance
Advisors: Johannes Stroebel (Chair), Anthony Saunders, Andres Liberman, Theresa Kuchler, Arpit Gupta
Paper: "Fintech Nudges: Overspending Messages and Personal Finance Management"
Research Interests: Household Finance, Behavioral Fianance, Corporate Finance, Fintech

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Sarah Lebovitz

Sarah Lebovitz

Ph.D. Candidate in Information Systems
Advisors: Natalia Levina (Chair), Hila Lifshitz-Assaf
Paper: "High Stakes Knowledge Work and Artificial Intelligence: A Study of Diagnostic Radiology Professionals and Practises"
Research Interests: My research utilizes qualitative methods to understand how new technologies transform work, professions, and organizational processes. 

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Joseph Kalmenovitz

Joseph Kalmenovitz

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance
Advisors: Holger Mueller (Co-Chair), Philipp Schnabl (Co-Chair), David Yermack, Andres Liberman
Paper: "Incentivizing Financial Regulators"
Research Interests: Financial Regulation, Law and Finance, Corporate Finance, Labor

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Siyu Yu

Siyu Yu

Ph.D. Candidate in Management & Organizations
Advisors: Gavin J. Kilduff (Chair), Steven L. Blader, Nathan Pettit
Paper: "Knowing Where Others Stand: Accuracy and Performance Effects of Individuals' Perceived Status Hierarchies"
Research Interests: Organizational Design and Hierarchy, Social Networks, Teams, Conflict and Cooperation

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Jungbae Kim

Jungbae Kim

Ph.D. Candidate in Accounting
Advisors: Baruch Lev (Chair), Stephen Ryan, Yiwei Dou, William Greene
Paper: "PCAOB Inspections, Accounting for Intangibles, and Resource Allocation for Innovation"
Research Interests: Capital Market Regulation, Audit, PCAOB, Political Economy, Banking

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Kurt Munz

Kurt Munz

Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing
Advisors: Vicki Morwitz (Chair), Tom Meyvis, Adam Alter, Yaacov Trope
Paper: "Not-So Easy Listening: Roots and Repercussions of Auditory Choice Difficulty in Voice Commerce"
Research Interests: Judgement & decision making, auditory information processing, consumer technology, charitable giving, field experiements.

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Felipe Alves

Felipe Alves

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Advisors: Giovanni L. Violante (Chair), Venky Venkateswaran, Virgiliu Midrigan
Paper: "Job Market Flows and Aggregate Demand"
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Macro-Labor, Computational Tools. 

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Xi Wu

Xi Wu

Ph.D. Candidate in Accounting
Advisors: Baruch Lev (Chair), Shivaram Rajgopal, Paul Zarowin, Yiwei Dou
Paper: "SEC Regulations and Firms"
Research Interests: Securities Regulation, Information Frictions and Governance, Labor and Firm Valuation, FinTech.

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Heebum Lee

Heebum Lee

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance
Advisors: Robert F. Engle (Chair), Robert Whitelaw, Kose John, José Luis Montiel Olea (Columbia University)
Paper: "What Explains the Cross-Section of Stock Return Reaction to Macroeconomic News?: A Machine
Learning Approach"
Research Interests: Empirical Asset Pricing, Machine Learning, ESG Investing.

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