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Graduate Programs

Placement of PhD students by year of graduation

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    2017

    • Liu, Mengxiao (Essays on Global Supply Chains, supervisor Daniel Trefler)
      Initial employment: Syracuse University
    • Tang, Lei (Improving Student Achievement, supervisor Aloysius Siow)
      Initial employment: Shaanxi Normal University, Center for Experimental Economics

    2016

    • Ali, Ayesha (The Impact of Electricity Outages on Households, supervisor Dwayne Benjamin and Gustavo Bobonis)
      Initial employment: Lahore University of Management Sciences
    • Beattie, Robert Graham (Media Coverage of Climate Change, supervisor Robert McMillan)
      Initial employment: University of Pittsburgh (post-doc)
    • Cao, Jie (Essays in Macroeconomics, supervisor Xiaodong Zhu)
      Initial employment: Kellogg School of Management (Senior research associate)
    • Chan, Jeffrey Mark (Essays in International Trade, supervisor Peter Morrow)
      Initial employment: Wilfrid Laurier University
    • Cimon, David (Essays in Market Microstructure, supervisor Andreas Park)
      Initial employment: Bank of Canada
    • Desgagnés, Hélène (Financial intermediaries, regulation, and macroeconomic stability, supervisor Margarida Duarte)
      Initial employment: Bank of Canada
    • Karimova, Alfia (Three Essays in Health Economics, supervisor Michael Baker)
      Initial employment: University of Michigan, Population Studies Center
    • Messacar, Derek Robert James (Essays on the Behavioural Economics of Retirement Savings, supervisor Robert McMillan)
      Initial employment: Statistics Canada
    • Petronijevic, Uros (Incentives and Productivity in the Economics of Education, supervisor Robert McMillan)
      Initial employment: York University
    • Yang, Qiao (Bayesian Nonparametric Methods in Financial Econometrics, supervisor John Maheu and Martin Burda)
      Initial employment: ShanghaiTech University
    • Yuan, Zhe (Essays on Network Competition in the Airline Industry, supervisor Victor Aguirregabiria)
      Initial employment: Wuhan University
    • Zhao, Xin (Essays on Information Acquisition, Auction Design, and Persuasion, supervisor Martin J. Osborne)
      Initial employment: University of Technology, Sydney (post-doc)

    2015

    • Dimitropoulos, Dimitrios (Three Essays in Industrial Organization and Energy Economics, supervisor Adonis Yatchew)
      Initial employment: NERA Economic Consulting
    • Ding, Ding (Essays on Market Conditions and Corporate Investment Decisions, supervisor Xiaodong Zhu and Varouj A. Aivazian)
      Initial employment: Australian National University
    • Halmrast, Nathan (Inter-marketplace competition, supervisor Andreas Park)
      Initial employment: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
    • Li, Li (Three Essays in Sovereign Default, Self-control and Policy Implications, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: Shanghai University of Economics and Finance
    • Mak, Ho Nam (Three Essays on Youth Maturation, supervisor Aloysius Siow)
      Initial employment: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
    • Takahashi, Hidenori (Essays in Procurement Auction, supervisor Victor Aguirregabiria)
      Initial employment: University of Mannheim
    • Tavares, Brian (Three Essays in Macroeconomics, supervisor Gueorgui Kambourov)
      Initial employment: Universidad Diego Portales, Chile

    2014

    • Boik, Andre (Essays on Uniform Pricing and Vertical Contracts in Two-Sided Markets, supervisor Kenneth Corts)
      Initial employment: University of California, Davis
    • Found, Adam (Essays in Municipal Finance, supervisor Adonis Yatchew)
      Initial employment: C. D. Howe Institute
    • Karapanagiotidis, Paul (Essays in Financial and Macro Econometrics, supervisor Christian Gourieroux)
      Initial employment: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
    • Karasik, Leonid (Three Essays in International Trade, supervisor Daniel Trefler)
    • Lewis, Joshua (The Impact of Technological Change within the Home, supervisor Mark Stabile and Aloysius Siow)
      Initial employment: University of Montreal
    • Priyo, Asad Karim Khan (Essays on Macroeconomics and Finance, supervisor Xiaodong Zhu)
      Initial employment: North South University, Bangladesh
    • Spanos, Grigorios (Essays in International Trade, supervisor Gilles Duranton)
      Initial employment: Aix-Marseille School of Economics

    2013

    • Bento, Pedro (Competition, Innovation, and Regulation: Accounting for Productivity Differences, supervisor Diego Restuccia)
      Initial employment: West Virginia University
    • Bird, Andrew (Taxation and Financial Decisionmaking, supervisor Michael Smart)
      Initial employment: Carnegie Mellon University
    • Boskovic, Branko (Air Quality, Externalities, and Decentralized Environmental Regulation, supervisor Robert McMillan)
      Initial employment: University of Alberta
    • Couture, Victor (Three Essays in Urban Economics., supervisor Gilles Duranton and Matthew Turner)
      Initial employment: University of California, Berkeley (Haas School of Business)
    • Dusha, Elton (Political economy frictions and macroeconomic outcomes, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: Universidad de Chile
    • Pivovarova, Margarita (Three Essays in Economics of Education, supervisor Dwayne Benjamin)
      Initial employment: Arizona State University
    • Ranasinghe, Ashantha (Idiosyncratic distortions, misallocation and TFP losses, supervisor Diego Restuccia)
      Initial employment: University of Manitoba
    • Sun, Ling (Essays on Money, Business Cycles and Household Formation, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: Brock University
    • Wagner, Peter A. (Essays on Learning and Strategic Investments, supervisor Martin J. Osborne)
      Initial employment: University of Bonn (post-doc)
    • Wang, Luhang (Three Essays on Chinese Economy, supervisor Loren Brandt)
      Initial employment: Xiamen University
    • Yang, Nathan (Economic Spillovers and Learning from Others, supervisor Victor Aguirregabiria)
      Initial employment: Yale University School of Management

    2012

    • Dippel, Christian (Essays in international political economy, supervisor Daniel Trefler)
      Initial employment: UCLA, Anderson School of Management
    • Jin, Xin (Three Essays in Bayesian Financial Econometrics, supervisor John Maheu)
      Initial employment: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
    • Mallory, Julie (Financial Markets as a Mechanism for Environmental Overcompliance, supervisor Varouj A. Aivazian and Andreas Park)
      Initial employment: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto
    • Shen, Leilei (Multi-Product Firms and Trade Liberalization: A Dynamic Model of Entry, Exit, and Investment, supervisor Daniel Trefler)
      Initial employment: Kansas State University

    2011

    • Capatina, Elena (Life-cycle Effects of Health Risk, supervisor Gueorgui Kambourov)
      Initial employment: University of New South Wales
    • Doda, Baran (Three Essays on Macroeconomics, supervisor Diego Restuccia)
      Initial employment: Postdoc at LSE (Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change)
    • Hachem, Kinda (Essays on Banking, Institutions, and Macroeconomic Activity, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
    • Hoffmann, Florian (Estimating Models of Earnings and Mobility Dynamics using Administrative Data, supervisor Philip Oreopoulos and Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: University of British Columbia
    • Hong, Qing (International Taxation and Income-shifting Behaviour of Multinational Corporations, supervisor Michael Smart)
      Initial employment: Bank of Canada
    • Kapoor, Sacha (Three Essays in Personnel Economics, supervisor Dwayne Benjamin)
      Initial employment: Postdoc at University of Chicago, then Erasmus University
    • Lai, Tat-kei (Essays on the Economics of Organization, supervisor Arthur J. Hosios)
      Initial employment: Copenhagen Business School
    • Macartney, Hugh (The Dynamic Effects of Educational Accountability, supervisor Robert McMillan)
      Initial employment: Duke University
    • Magesan, Arvind (Essays on Empirical Dynamic Games, supervisor Victor Aguirregabiria)
      Initial employment: University of Calgary
    • Song, Yong (Modelling Financial Markets in a Bayesian Framework, supervisor John Maheu)
      Initial employment: University of Technology, Sydney
    • Tombe, Trevor (Dual-Economy Trade and Income Differences, supervisor Xiaodong Zhu)
      Initial employment: Wilfred Laurier University
    • Tsuyuhara, Kunio (Essays on Dynamic Contracts, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: University of Calgary
    • Ye, Mingxiao (Essays in Industrial Organisation: market performance, supervisor Frank Mathewson)
      Initial employment: Department of Health, Bermuda

    2010

    • Blit, Joel (R&D satellites as a medium for sourcing remote knowledge, supervisor Daniel Trefler)
      Initial employment: George Washington University
    • Forand, Jean Guillaume (Essays in Political Economy and the Economics of Organisations, supervisor Martin J. Osborne)
      Initial employment: University of Waterloo (after postdoc at Wallis Institute, Univ of Rochester)
    • Rempel, Max (Three Essays in Industrial Organization and Labor Economics, supervisor Aloysius Siow)
      Initial employment: Pressehaus Bintz-Verlag, then Geschäftsführer [CEO] of Mittelhessische Druck- & Verlagsgesellschaft
    • Ritter, Moritz (Essays on Money, Trade and the Labour Market, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: Temple University
    • Swee, Eik Leong (Three Essays in Empirical Development Economics, supervisor Dwayne Benjamin)
      Initial employment: University of Melbourne
    • Wang, Hui (Essays on Applied Microeconomics, supervisor Aloysius Siow)
      Initial employment: Peking University
    • Ward, Courtney (Public health and public policy: lessons for respiratory health, supervisor Dwayne Benjamin and Mark Stabile)
      Initial employment: Dalhousie University
    • Zhou, Simiao (Debt Financing, Bankruptcy Reorganizations and Corporate Investment, supervisor Varouj A. Aivazian)
      Initial employment: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

    2009

    • Chan, Ping Ching Winnie (School Choice, Competition, and Public School Performance, supervisor Robert McMillan)
      Initial employment: Statistics Canada
    • Gomez Albert, Alonso (Essays in Market Integration and Economic Forecasting, supervisor Angelo Melino)
      Initial employment: CPP Investment Board
    • He, Zhongfang (Structural Breaks and Forecasting in Empirical Finance and Macroeconomics, supervisor John Maheu)
      Initial employment: Bank of Canada
    • Li, Zhe (Environmental Policies, Heterogeneous Firms and Labor Market Dynamics, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
    • McCaig, Brian (Empirical Essays on Poverty, Inequality, and Social Welfare, supervisor Loren Brandt)
      Initial employment: Australian National University
    • Rahaman, Mohammad (Managerial Discretion, Corporate Financial Flexibility, and Investment Dynamics, supervisor Varouj A. Aivazian)
      Initial employment: Sobey School of Business, St Mary's University, Halifax
    • Zhang, Min (Unemployment Insurance Eligibility and the Dynamics of the Labor Market, supervisor Miquel Faig)
      Initial employment: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

    2008

    • Ahiabu, Stephen Eli (Essays on Money, Search and the Underground Economy, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: Ernst & Young, San Jose
    • Chia, Yee-Fei (Essays in Childhood Obesity, supervisor Mark Stabile)
      Initial employment: Cleveland State University
    • Joanis, Marcelin (Essays on the Political Economy of the Centralized Provision of Local Public Goods, supervisor Robert McMillan)
      Initial employment: University of Sherbrooke
    • Kim, Hankook (Three Essays on Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development, supervisor Johannes Van Biesebroeck)
      Initial employment: Industry Canada
    • Liu, Qing (Essays on International Economics, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: Tsinghua University, China
    • Mendes, Rhys (Information, Central Bank Communication, and Aggregate Fluctuations, supervisor Michelle Alexopoulos)
      Initial employment: Bank of Canada
    • Sun, Hongfei (Essays On Money, Banking and Payments, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: Queen's University
    • Xu, Peng (Nontradable Market Index and Its Derivatives, supervisor Christian Gourieroux)
      Initial employment: Finance department, École supérieure des sciences économiques et commerciales
    • Xu, Zhaoxia (Dynamic Adjustment of Financial Policy, supervisor Laurence Booth)
      Initial employment: Bank of Canada
    • Zhang, Lijun (Essays on Global Sourcing with Intermediate Goods, supervisor Johannes Van Biesebroeck)
      Initial employment: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

    2007

    • Eid, Jean (Essays in Empirical Industrial Organization, supervisor Frank Mathewson)
      Initial employment: Wilfrid Laurier University
    • Hanna, Emily (Marital Status Decisions and Canadian Social Assistance Policy, supervisor Michael Baker)
      Initial employment: Allied Properties REIT
    • Hashmi, Aamir Rafique (Essays on Market Structure, Innovation, Institutions & Technology Adoption, supervisor Diego Restuccia)
      Initial employment: National University of Sinagpore
    • Huangfu, Xiuhua Stella (Three Essays on Monetary Search Model, supervisor Miquel Faig)
      Initial employment: University of Sydney
    • Leo, Teng Wah (Three Essays on the Impact of Child Custody Laws on Child Educational Attainment, supervisor Aloysius Siow)
      Initial employment: St. Francis Xavier University
    • Liu, Chun (Modelling Volatility in Financial Markets, supervisor John Maheu)
      Initial employment: Tsinghua University, China
    • Liu, Runjuan (The Impact of Globalization on Firms and Workers, supervisor Daniel Trefler)
      Initial employment: University of Alberta
    • Liu, Wei (Analysis of Risk Measures and Multi-Dimensional Risk Dependence, supervisor Christian Gourieroux)
      Initial employment: Fisk Trading, New York
    • Martinez Gorricho, Silvia (Essays in the Economics of Information Competition, supervisor Ettore Damiano)
      Initial employment: Universidad de Alicante, Spain
    • Morin, Louis-Philippe (The Effects of the 1997 Ontario Secondary School Reform on Human Capital Accumulation, Academic Performance & the Youth Labour Market, supervisor Robert McMillan)
      Initial employment: University of Ottawa
    • Mulraine, Millan (Macroeconomic Dynamics in Open Economies, supervisor Jack L. Carr)
      Initial employment: TD Bank (Economics)
    • Ng, Ka Ho Travis (Essays on Outsourcing and Hold-up, supervisor Martin J. Osborne)
      Initial employment: Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • O'Gorman, Melanie (Accounting or Disparity: Essays on Agricultural Development & Racial Earnings Inequality, supervisor Shouyong Shi)
      Initial employment: University of Winnipeg
    • Rosell, Carlos (Essays in the Economics of Technology and Innovation, and Development Economics, supervisor Diego Puga)
      Initial employment: Berenblut Consulting

    2006

    • Fan, Jia-Zhueng (Essays in the Economics of Aging, supervisor Michael Baker)
      Initial employment: Australian National University
    • Neill, Christine (Higher Education Policy, Education Outcomes & Credit Constraints, supervisor Michael Baker)
      Initial employment: Wilfred Laurier University
    • Ozawa, Noriko (Corporate Governance & Investment Incentives of Japanese Firms, supervisor Arthur J. Hosios)
      Initial employment: University of British Columbia
    • Sufana, Razvan (Modelling Multivariate Risk: Applications to Term Structure & Derivative Pricing, supervisor Christian Gourieroux)
      Initial employment: York University
    • Xiao, Junji (A Study of the U.S. Digital Camera Market, supervisor Frank Mathewson)
      Initial employment: Shanghai University of Finance & Economics

    2005

    • Adamopoulos, Anastasios (Essays in Macroeconomics and Development, supervisor Xiaodong Zhu)
      Initial employment: York University
    • Angyridis, Constantine (Essays on Optimal Fiscal Policy in a Small Open Economy, supervisor Xiaodong Zhu)
      Initial employment: Ryerson University
    • Essaji, Azim (Three Essays on Regulatory Protectionism, supervisor Susan Horton)
      Initial employment: Wilfred Laurier University
    • Kantarevic, Jasmin (Three Essays in Labour Economics, supervisor Aloysius Siow)
      Initial employment: Ontario Medical Association
    • Lileeva, Alla (Essays in International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment, supervisor Daniel Trefler)
      Initial employment: York University
    • No, Joung Yeo Angela (Technology Externalities, supervisor Daniel Trefler)
      Initial employment: Carnegie-Mellon University
    • Nunn, Nathan (Domestic Institutions, International Trade and Economic Development, supervisor Daniel Trefler)
      Initial employment: University of British Columbia
    • Rybakov, Konstantin (Essays on Matching: N-Lateral Matching with K-Decisions & Matching with Coordination Frictions, supervisor Carolyn Pitchik)
      Initial employment: University of Windsor

    2004

    • Deri, Catherine (Essays in Immigrant Health and Health Service Utilization in Canada, supervisor Michael Baker)
      Initial employment: University of Ottawa
    • Ge, Ying (Three Essays in Regional Development and Urban Growth in China, supervisor Gordon Anderson)
      Initial employment: University of International Business & Economics, China

    2003

    • Gu, Xinhua (Essays on Search Models of the Capital Market, and Real Investment Options with Financing Constraints, supervisor Varouj A. Aivazian)
      Initial employment: Nanjing University
    • Han, Seungjin (Robust Equilibrium Allocations and Efficiency in Two-Sided Economic Problems, supervisor Martin J. Osborne)
      Initial employment: McMaster University
    • Qiu, Jiaping (Essays on Portfolio Choice and Corporate Investmen, supervisor Varouj A. Aivazian)
      Initial employment: Wilfrid Laurier Business School
    • Yang, Jun (Empirical Estimation of Default-free and Defaultable Term Structure of Interest Rules, supervisor Angelo Melino)
      Initial employment: Bank of Canada

    2002

    • Georgopoulos, George (Essays on Applied Monetary Economics, supervisor Jack L. Carr)
      Initial employment: Scarborough College, University of Toronto
    • Laszlo, Sonia (Household Education and Earnings: Evidence from Rural Peru, supervisor Dwayne Benjamin)
      Initial employment: Ryerson University
    • Lee, Yiu-Fat (Labor Supply and Family Planning in Rural China, supervisor Dwayne Benjamin)
      Initial employment: Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
    • Santor, Eric (Essays in Development Economics: Evaluating Solutions to Asymmetric Information in Credit Markets, supervisor Dwayne Benjamin)
      Initial employment: Bank of Canada
    • Sun, Yiguo (Essays on Semiparametric Efficient Adaptive Estimation and an Empirical Analysis of Catastrophe-lined Security, supervisor Adonis Yatchew)
      Initial employment: University of Guelph
    • Zheng, Mingli (Essays on Applied Economics, supervisor Michael Peters)
      Initial employment: University of Macau

    2001

    2000

    1999

    • Sen, Anindya (supervisor Sam Rea)

    1997