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Graduate Programs

PhD Job Candidates

The following PhD candidates are seeking full time employment. For more information on any of these students, please contact either the students directly or Burhanettin Kuruscu (Placement Officer).

Jessica Lynn Burley

Burley, Jessica Lynn

Research fields: Public, Urban, Labour, and Applied Microeconomics
Dissertation title: The Socio-Economics of Neighborhoods and Cities
Dissertation committee: William Strange, Michel Serafinelli, Nathaniel Baum-Snow
Contact: jessica.burley@mail.utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 647-229-7102
Website: http://jessicaburley.com
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Chaoran Chen

Chen, Chaoran

Research fields: Macroeconomics, Economic Development
Dissertation title: Essays on Macroeconomic Development
Dissertation committee: Diego Restuccia, Xiaodong Zhu, Margarida Duarte
Contact: chaoran.chen@mail.utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 647-787-3065
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/chaoransite/
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Kirsten Leigh Cornelson

Cornelson, Kirsten Leigh

Research fields: Labour, Public, Empirical Micro
Dissertation title: Essays in Labour Economics
Dissertation committee: Dwayne Benjamin, Michael Baker, Aloysius Siow
Contact: kirsten.cornelson@utoronto.ca , Home Phone: 416-996-3580
Website: http://individual.utoronto.ca/cornelson/
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Daniel Ershov

Ershov, Daniel

Research fields: Empirical Industrial Organization
Dissertation title: Three Essays in Industrial Organization
Dissertation committee: Victor Aguirregabiria, Avi Goldfarb, Heski Bar-Isaac
Contact: daniel.ershov@mail.utoronto.ca , Home Phone: 416-826-8276
Website: http://www.danielershov.com
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Leandro Freylejer

Freylejer, Leandro

Research fields: International Trade, Macroeconomics
Dissertation title: Essays in International Trade
Dissertation committee: Daniel Trefler, Kunal Dasgupta, Peter Morrow
Contact: leandro.freylejer@mail.utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 647-982-1846
Website: http://sites.google.com/site/leandrofreylejer/home
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Michael Gilraine

Gilraine, Michael

Research fields: Public Economics, Economics of Education, Labour Economics, Applied Econometrics.
Dissertation title: Essays on the Economics of Education
Dissertation committee: Robert McMillan, Philip Oreopoulos, Natalie Bau
Contact: mike.gilraine@mail.utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 647-860-9132
Website: http://individual.utoronto.ca/mgilraine/
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Ashique Habib

Habib, Ashique

Research fields: Development, Macroeconomics, Financial economics
Dissertation title: Essays on Financial Institutions, Information Frictions, and Macroeconomics
Dissertation committee: Diego Restuccia, Ronald Wolthoff, Xiaodong Zhu
Contact: ashique.habib@mail.utoronto.ca , Home Phone: 647-607-8179, Cell Phone: 647-607-8179
Website: http://ashiquehabib.wordpress.com
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, Jessie Lamontagne

Lamontagne, Jessie

Research fields: Economic Development, Economics of Conflicts, Economics of inequality, Applied Microeconomics
Dissertation title: Violence and inequality in Mexico
Dissertation committee: Dwayne Benjamin, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Gustavo Bobonis
Contact: jessie.lamontagne@utoronto.ca , Home Phone: 416-565-7556
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/lamontagnejessie/
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Adam Lavecchia

Lavecchia, Adam

Research fields: Public economics; Labor economics; Applied econometrics
Dissertation title: Essays in Public Economics
Dissertation committee: Michael Smart, Kory Kroft, Philip Oreopoulos
Contact: adam.lavecchia@mail.utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 416-997-5970
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/adamlavecchia/home
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Mathieu Marcoux

Marcoux, Mathieu

Research fields: Econometrics and industrial organization
Dissertation title: Essays on the identification and the estimation of empirical games
Dissertation committee: Victor Aguirregabiria, Ismael Mourifie,Yuanyuan Wan, Christian Gourieroux
Contact: mathieu.marcoux@mail.utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 647-460-8214
Website: http://individual.utoronto.ca/mmarcoux/
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Matthew Melnyk

Melnyk, Matthew

Research fields: Labour, Marriage, simulations
Dissertation title: Labour and Marriage: Two Factors Matching
Dissertation committee: Aloysius Siow, Laura Turner
Contact: matthew.melnyk@utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 416-909-9419
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/matthewpmelnyk/home
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Juan Sebastian Morales

Morales, Juan Sebastian

Research fields: Development Economics, Political Economy, Applied Microeconomics
Dissertation title: Essays in the Political Economy of Conflict: Evidence from Colombia
Dissertation committee: Gustavo Bobonis, Albert Berry, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Michel Serafinelli
Contact: juan.morales@utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 416-786-7209
Website: http://individual.utoronto.ca/jsmorales/
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Joshua Murphy

Murphy, Joshua

Research fields: Public Economics, Environmental Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Dissertation title: Costs, Benefits, and Efficiency of Air Quality Regulation
Dissertation committee: Robert McMillan, Kory Kroft, Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues
Contact: josh.murphy@utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 647-654-9646
Website: http://www.joshmurphyeconomics.wordpress.com/
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Christine Tewfik

Tewfik, Christine

Research fields: Macroeconomics, International Economics, Monetary Theory
Dissertation title: Essays in Macroeconomics
Dissertation committee: Shouyong Shi, Miquel Faig, Gueorgui Kambourov
Contact: christine.tewfik@mail.utoronto.ca , Cell Phone: 647-863-3142
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/christinetewfik1/
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