Ph.D. Job Candidates

Ph.D. Candidates and Ph.D.s Available for Positions in Summer 2017

This web page contains information on Northwestern Ph.D. students from the Department of Economics and the Kellogg School of Management who are seeking jobs for the next academic year. The candidate's vita can be found on their individual page.

Professor Matthias Doepke, the Placement Director can convey additional information on individual candidates on or after November 7th. He can be contacted by phone at (847) 491-8207 or by email at doepke@northwestern.edu.

You can also contact the candidates or their committee chairs directly. In addition to the links to email addresses, telephone numbers are contained in each vita.

If you require a packet of materials on a candidate, which includes their vita, paper and recommendation letters, contact the Placement Administrator, Mercedes Thomas, on (847) 491-5694 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Central Time or by email at econphd@northwestern.edu.

Alphabetical Listing

Department of Economics Candidates

Germán Bet (Industrial Organization)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Igal Hendel (Committee Chair),  Gaston IllanesRobert Porter

Sofya Budanova (Econometrics)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Ivan Canay (Committee Chair),  Elie TamerAlexander Torgovitsky

Sergey Gitlin (Econometrics)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Joel Horowitz (Committee Co-Chair),  Ivan Canay (Committee Co-Chair),  Alexander Torgovitsky

Erik Hovenkamp (Law and Economics, Industrial Organization)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Robert Porter (Committee Chair),  Shane GreensteinBenjamin Jones

Andreas Kropf (Macroeconomics, Financial Economics)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Martin Eichenbaum (Committee Chair),  Lawrence ChristianoMatthias DoepkeMark Witte (Teaching Reference)

Victor Xi Luo  (Financial Economics, Macroeconomics)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Martin Eichenbaum (Committee Chair),  Lawrence ChristianoGiorgio PrimiceriSergio Rebelo

Teddy Mekonnen (Microeconomic Theory)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Asher Wolinsky (Committee Chair),  Eddie DekelBruno Strulovici

Jeffrey Mensch (Microeconomic Theory)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Alessandro Pavan (Committee Co-Chair), Marciano Siniscalchi (Committee Co-Chair)  Wojciech OlszewskiAsher Wolinsky

Cecilia Peluffo (Development Economics)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Seema Jayachandran (Committee Chair),  Lori BeamanMatthias DoepkeCynthia Kinnan

David Rodina (Microeconomic Theory)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Eddie Dekel (Committee Co-Chair),  Asher Wolinsky (Committee Co-Chair),  Bruno Strulovici

Amy Wagner (Economics of Healthcare)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  David Dranove (Committee Chair),  Craig GarthwaiteMatthew Notowidigdo

Anthony Wray (Economic History, Applied Microeconomics)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Joel Mokyr (Committee Chair),  David DranoveJoseph Ferrie

Kellogg School of Management Candidates

Soheil Ghili (Industrial Organization, Economics of Healthcare)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References: David Dranove (Committee Co-Chair),  Igal Hendel (Committee Co-Chair),  Peter KlibanoffWilliam Rogerson

Tom Hamami (Industrial Organization)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References: David Besanko (Committee Chair),  David DranoveRobert Porter

Paolina Medina (Household Finance, Behavioral Economics)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References: Efraim Benmelech (Committee Co-Chair),  Meghan Busse (Committee Co-Chair),  Brian MelzerRichard Thaler

Can Urgun (Microeconomic Theory)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References: Alvaro Sandroni (Committee Chair),  Ehud KalaiNiko Matouschek

Postdoctoral Researchers

Mara Squicciarini (Economic History, Applied Microeconomics)
[E-mail]  [Web Page]
References:  Ran AbramitzkyJoel MokyrJohan SwinnenNico Voigtländer

Listing by Field

Applied Microeconomics

Mara Squicciarini
Anthony Wray

Behavioral Economics

Paolina Medina

Development Economics

Cecilia Peluffo

Econometrics

Sofya Budanova
Sergey Gitlin

Economic History

Mara Squicciarini
Anthony Wray

Economics of Healthcare

Soheil Ghili
Amy Wagner

Financial Economics

Andreas Kropf
Victor Xi Luo

Household Finance

Paolina Medina

Industrial Organization

Germán Bet
Soheil Ghili
Tom Hamami
Erik Hovenkamp

Law and Economics

Erik Hovenkamp

Macroeconomics

Andreas Kropf
Victor Xi Luo

Microeconomic Theory

Teddy Mekonnen
Jeffrey Mensch
David Rodina
Can Urgun