2018-2019 Job Market Candidates
Job Market Paper: Food Dependency in Sub Saharan Africa: Simply a Matter of ‘Vulnerability,’ or Missed Development Opportunity
Research Interests: Development Economics, Food Security, Food Dependency, Impacts of Globalization, History of Economic Thought
Teaching Experience: Macroeconomics, Economics as a Social Science, U.S. Economic History, Principles of Econometrics, and Gender and Economic Development in the Third World
Job Market Paper: Are Patients Collateral Damage? The Effects of Registered Nurse Unionism on Patient Outcomes in the Acute Care Setting
Research Interests: Labor Economics, Health Economics, Inequality
Teaching Experience: Labor Economics, Principals of Microeconomics, History of the US Economy
Job Market Paper: Banking on bubbles: credit creation and the persistence of bull markets
Research Interests: Financial Macroeconomics, Business Cycles, Financial Stability and Monetary Theory
Job Market Paper: The Minimum Wage and Infant Mortality
Research Interest: Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Teaching Expertise: Health Economics, Econometrics, Healthcare Finance
Job Market Paper: The Effect of Unions on Wage Distribution and Inequality: how skill-enhancing unions influence the wage distribution
Research Expertise: Labor economics, Marxian economics, inequality, global value chain
Teaching Expertise: Has experience in teaching Principle Economics and Statistics and Inference. Would like to teach History of Thought and Political Economy if required.
Up Sira Nukulkit
Job Market Paper 2: Technical Progress in Keynesian Social Security Pension
Research Interests: My research interests are in the theories of technical progress, specifically in the fields of macroeconomics, history of economic thought, theory of value, and public policies. I focus on economic modeling and the differences among economic approaches in the growth and distribution literature in both practical and theoretical contexts.
Teaching Expertise: I was an instructor for History of Economic Doctrine for the last three years, an instructor for Mathematics for Economics, and a teaching assistant for Prob&Stat Inference and Principles of Microeconomics.
Joyita Roy Chowdhury
Job Market Paper: Village Heterogeneity and Collective Action in Water Resource Management: Evidence from a Survey and Public Goods Experiments
Research Interests: Applied Microeconomics, Applied Microeconometrics, Resource and Environmental Economics, Survey Research Design, and Behavioral Experiments
Teaching Expertise: Microeconomics, Econometrics, Resource and Environmental Economics, Development Economics
Job Market Paper: The impact of last yard water infrastructure on improved sanitation toilet access: Evidence from a panel of rural Indian households
Research Interests: Applied microeconomics, health economics, social determinants of health, caste inequalities and its health consequences.
Teaching Expertise: Microeconomics, macroeconomics, labor economics, international economics, and mathematics for economics.
Job Market Paper: Trade Openness, Structural Change, and Productivity Growth in China
Research Interests: Chinese political economy; investigation and identification of an economy’s potential vital economic sectors; China’s trade and development policies
Teaching Expertise: Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Probability and Statistical Inference, East Asian Political Economy
JOB MARKET INFORMATION
Below are links to job postings and other information relevant to the job market.
- The American Economic Association: Check here for information on the AEA/ASSA meetings and the placement service offered at the meetings.
- Job Openings for Economists: Note that there are several articles with information about the job market listed at the bottom of the page. The Cawley article may be particularly helpful and is updated annually.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- The Economic Research Network: Follow the links from the Social Science Research Network to the Economic Research Network and to "Job Openings."
- Holmes and Colander, "The Hiring of and Economist: A Case Study," The American Economist Spring 2007: This is a nice description of how the conference interview/flyout/job offer process works on the "labor demand" end.