Placement Directors

Lee Ohanian

Professor

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

Maurizio Mazzocco

Associate Professor

mmazzocc@econ.ucla.edu

Jay Lu

Assistant Professor

jay@econ.ucla.edu

Placement Coordinators

Chiara Paz and Grace Fransisca

Graduate Advisors

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

Candidates

Felipe Carrera

Felipe Carrera

CV | Homepage
Fields: Industrial Organization, Economic History
Job Market Paper: Cartels, Entry and Productivity: Evidence from the Chilean Nitrate Cartels
References: Simon Board, Dora Costa, John Asker, Sarah Reber, Gary Richardson

Neng-Chieh Chang

Neng-Chieh Chang

CV | Homepage
Fields: Econometrics
Job Market Paper: Double/Debiased Machine Learning for Difference-in-Differences Models
References: Denis Chetverikov, Rosa Matzkin, Andres Santos

Sepehr Ekbatani

Sepehr Ekbatani

CV | Homepage
Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics
Job Market Paper: The Cost of Strategic Play in Centralized School Choice Mechanism
References: Till von Wachter, Rodrigo Pinto, Adriana Lleras-Muney

Jonathan Louis Gu

Jonathan Louis Gu

CV | Homepage
Fields: Labor, Education, Machine Learning
Job Market Paper: The Impact of Grants on Schools and Students - Evidence from the Cal Grant
References: Edward E. Leamer, Moshe Buchinsky, Sarah Reber, Till von Wachter

Jaeyoung Jang

Jaeyoung Jang

CV | Homepage
Field: Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Firm Dynamics, International Trade
Job Market Paper: Finance, Misallocation and Growth: Quantifying the Contribution of Financial Market Imperfections and Reforms to East Asian Growth Miracles
References: Lee Ohanian, Gary Hansen, Saki Bigio

Santiago Justel

Santiago Justel

CV | Homepage
Fields: International Trade, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization
Job Market Paper: Quality Guarantee and Trade Credit. Evidence from Chilean Exporters
References: Lee Ohanian, Ariel Burstein, Gary Hansen

Wookun Kim

Wookun Kim

CV | Homepage
Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Public Finance, Urban Economics
Job Market Paper: The Valuation of Local Government Goods: Gravity Approach and Aggregate Implications
References: Pablo Fajgelbaum, Adriana Lleras-Muney, Kathleen McGarry, Jonathan Vogel, Youssef Benzarti

Keyoung Lee

Keyoung Lee

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Fields: Urban Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Job Market Paper: Benefits of Working Near College Workers: Human Capital Spillovers Across Neighborhood
References: Adriana Lleras-Muney, Edward Kung, Pablo Fajgelbaum

Lu Liu

Lu Liu

CV | Homepage
Fields:Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, International Economics
Job Market Paper: Sex Imbalance and Female Labor Migration in Rural China: Marriage Market Pressure or Son Preference?
References:Till von Wachter, Rodrigo Pinto, Kathleen McGarry

Nan Liu

Nan Liu

CV | Homepage
Fields: Econometrics, Applied Econometrics
Job Market Paper: Identification and Estimation in Seminparametric Social Interaction Models
References: Jinyong Hahn, Zhipeng Liao, Shuyang Sheng

Shuo Liu

Shuo Liu

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Fields: Over-the-Counter Markets, Financial Economics, Macroeconomics
Job Market Paper: Dealers’ Search Intensity in U.S. Corporate Bond Markets
References: Pierre-Olivier Weill, Lee E. Ohanian, Bernard Herskovic, Zhipeng Liao

Rustin Partow

Rustin Partow

CV | Homepage
Fields: Labor Economics, Personnel Economics
Job Market Paper: The Inverted Job Ladder in the Skilled Professions
References: Maurizio Mazzocco, Moshe Bunchinsky, Dora Costa, Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn

Vladimir Pecheu

Vladimir Pecheu

CV | Homepage
Fields: Labor Economics, Personnel Economics
Job Market Paper: Profit Sharing as a Bargaining Weapon Against Unions
References: Maurizio Mazzocco, Michela Giorcelli, Thomas Breda

Hualei Shang

Hualei Shang

CV | Homepage
Fields: Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics
Job Market Paper: Semi-Nonparametric Panel Data Models with Latent Structures
References: Rosa Matzkin (Chair), Zhipeng Liao, Adriana Lleras-Muney

Christopher Surro

Christopher Surro

CV | Homepage
Field: Macroeconomics, Economic History
Job Market Paper: The Cost of Heterogeneity: Can Density Peaks Clustering Improve CES Aggregation?
References: Pablo Fajgelbaum, Pierre-Olivier Weill, François Geerolf, Kathleen McGarry

Yuan Tian

Yuan Tian

CV | Homepage
Fields: Applied Microeconomics, International Trade, Development Economics
Job Market Paper: Trade-Induced Urbanization and the Making of Modern Agriculture
References: Adriana Lleras-Muney, Pablo Fajgelbaum, Brian Kovak

Diana Van Patten

Diana Van Patten

CV | Homepage
Fields: Macroeconomics, International Trade, Economic Geography, and Development Economics
Job Market Paper: Multinationals, Monopsony and Local Development: Evidence from the United Fruit Company
References: Lee Ohanian, Ariel Burstein, Pablo Fajgelbaum, Michela Giorcelli, Walker Hanlon

Nan Wu

Nan Wu

CV | Homepage
Fields: Macroeconomics, International Economics
Job Market Paper: Domestic Technology Transfer and Innovation in China
References: Lee Ohanian, Gary Hansen, Pierre-Olivier Weill

Yilin Wang

Yilin Wang

CV | Homepage
Field: Macroeconomics, Economic Theory
Job Market Paper: Information Sharing Policy and Inter-dealer OTC Markets
References: Pierre-Olivier Weill, Andrew Atkeson, Tomasz Sadzik

Yutong Wang

Yutong Wang

CV | Homepage
Fields: Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics
Job Market Paper: Vertical Integration, Prices and Product Proliferation: Evidence from the Soda Industry
References: Simon Board, Martin Hackmann, Elisabeth Honka