Placement Directors

Placement Coordinators

Lee Ohanian

Professor

ohanian@econ.ucla.edu
(310) 825-0979

Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn

Professor

mtv@econ.ucla.edu

Chiara Paz and Juliana Smith

Graduate Advisors

placement@econ.ucla.edu
Bunche Hall 8292
(310) 206-1413

Andres Santos

Professor

andres@econ.ucla.edu

Candidates

Francisco Arroyo Marioli

Francisco Arroyo Marioli

Macroeconomics, Finance, Information

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Dissertation Title: Trading Places: Fundamentals, Speculation, and Information in US Corn Markets
References: Pierre O. Weill, Saki Bigio, Gary Richardson

Pavel Andreyanov

Pavel Andreyanov

Microeconomic Theory, Applied Microeconomics, Industrial Organizatio

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Dissertation Title: Mechanism Choice in Scoring Auctions
References: John Asker, Tomasz Sadzik, Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn, Robert Zeithammer

Carolina Arteaga

Carolina Arteaga

Applied Microeoconomics, Labor, Education

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Dissertation Title: The Cost of Bad Parents: Evidence from the Effects of Incarceration on Children’s Education
References: Adriana Lleras-Muney, Rodrigo Pinto, Sarah Reber, Till von Wachter

El Hadi Caoui

El Hadi Caoui

Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics

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Dissertation Title: Intra-Firm Technology Adoption under Network Effects: Evidence from the Movie Industry
References: John Asker, Simon Board, Martin Hackmann, Brett Hollenbeck

Mengshan Cui

Mengshan Cui

Applied Microeconomics, Energy Economics, Environmental Economics

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Dissertation Title: Demand and Supply for Rooftop Solar Panels: Evidence from California Solar Initiatives
References: Dora L. Costa, Moshe Buchinsky, Edward Leamer

Alec Davidson

Alec Davidson

Industrial Organization, Environmental Economics

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Dissertation Title: Effects of Electricity Pricing on Residential Solar
References: John Asker, Martin Hackmann, Hugo Hopenhayn

Yun Feng

Yun Feng

Economic Development, Labor Economics, Education, Applied Econometrics

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Dissertation Title: The Distributional Consequences of the Higher Education Expansion in China and the Evolution of College Wage Premium: 1988-2011
References: Moshe Buchinsky, Adriana Lleras-Muney, Edward Kung

Alessio Galluzzi

Alessio Galluzzi

Macroeconomics and Finance

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Dissertation Title: Easy Money: the Inefficient Supply of Inside Liquidity
References: Pierre O. Weill, Saki Bigio, Andrea Eisfeldt

Kun Hu

Kun Hu

Macroeconomics

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Dissertation Title: The Impact of Financial Frictions on Innovation, Gibrat’s Law and Growth with Heterogeneous Firms

References: Lee E. Ohanian, Pierre-Olivier Weill, Saki Bigio

Byeong-hyeon Jeong

Byeong-hyeon Jeong

Microeconomic Theory, Market Design

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Dissertation Title: School Choice in Context: Can Open Enrollment Cure Segregation?
References: Marek Pycia, Ichiro Obara, Simon Board

Daehyun Kim

Daehyun Kim

Economic Theory, Game Theory, Industrial Organization

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Dissertation Title: Confident Implementation
References: Ichiro Obara, Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn, Joseph Ostroy

Changsu Ko

Changsu Ko

Applied Microeconomics, Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Empirical Microeconomics

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Dissertation Title: Essays in Applied Microeconomics
References: Moshe Buchinsky, Maurizio Mazzocco, Edward Kung

Yingju Ma

Yingju Ma

Microeconomic Theory, Information Economics, Economics of Network.

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Dissertation Title: Essays in Economic Theory: Selling Information, Competition, and Strategic Experimentation
References: Ichiro Obara, Simon Board, Joseph Ostroy, Marek Pycia

Ryan Martin

Ryan Martin

Econometrics, Industrial Organization

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Dissertation Title: Consumer Welfare in the Digital Age
References: Rosa Matzkin, John Asker, Denis Chetverikov, Randall Rojas

Flavien Moreau

Flavien Moreau

Macroeconomics, Labor economics, Health economics

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Dissertation Title: Essays in Macroeconomics
References: Andrew Atkeson, Adriana Lleras-Muney, François Geerolf

Konstantin Platonov

Konstantin Platonov

Macroeconomics, International Economics

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Dissertation Title: The Forward Premium Anomaly: Overlapping Generations, Multiple Equilibria and Shocks to Beliefs
References: Roger Farmer, Andrew Atkeson, Aaron Tornell

Xiaoting Sun

Xiaoting Sun

Econometrics, Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics

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Dissertation Title: Essays on Econometrics of Matching and its Application to Education
References: Rosa Matzkin, Kathleen McGarry, Jinyong Hahn, Shuyang Sheng

Matías Vieyra

Matías Vieyra

Macroeconomics, International Economics

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Dissertation Title: The Expenditure Channel of Monetary Policy
References: Ariel Burstein, Saki Bigio, Pablo Fajgelbaum

Maria Lucia Yanguas

Maria Lucia Yanguas

Applied economics

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Dissertation Title: Information, Education, and the Environment: Essays in Applied Economics
References: Adriana Lleras Muney, Leah Platt Boustan, Till Von Wachter, Michela Giorcelli

Ziqi Zang

Ziqi Zang

Machine Learning, Applied Econometrics, International Finance

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Dissertation Title: Macroeconomic Nowcasting and Exchange Rate Forecasting with Big Data
References: Aaron Tornell, Zhipeng Liao, Vivek Arora