Economics

Job Market Candidates

In recent years, our PhD students have obtained posts in leading universities and research centres such as University of Arizona, Carlos III University, Edinburgh University, University of Manchester, NYU Stern School of Business, Pompeu Fabra University, Princeton University, Singapore Management University, Sogang University, Stanford University, Stockholm University, UBC, UCLA, University of British Columbia, University of Chicago, University of Essex, University of Mannheim, University of Oxford, University of Rochester, University of Texas at Austin and University of Wisconsin.

They have also done very well in policy institutions, such us the Bank of England, EBRD, IFS, McKinsey, RAND Corporation and the World Bank.

2014-15 Candidates

Cathy Balfe

  • Applied Microeconometrics, Labour Economics, Education Economics


Anna Bindler

  • Labour Economics, Economics of Crime, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Microeconometrics.


Thomas Cornelissen

  • Applied Microeconomics, Labour Economics, Economics of Education


Lucie Gadenne

  • Primary Research Interests: 

    • Public Finance, Development Economics
  • Secondary research Interests:

    • Political Economy


Boris Ginzburg

  • Microeconomic Theory, Political Economy, Collective Decision-making, Economics of Information


Jose-Alberto Guerra

  • Primary Research Interests:

    • Applied Microeconomics, Experimental Economics
  • Secondary research Interests:

    • Behavioural Economics, Development Economics


Christian Krestel

  • Microeconomics, Game Theory, Search and Experimentation, Optimal Stopping Problems


Luigi Minale

  • Primary Research Interests:

    • Applied Microeconomics, Labour Economics
  • Secondary research Interests:

    • Development Economics, Political Economy.


Nicolas Motz

  • Political Economy, Applied Game Theory


Florian Oswald

  • Applied Econometrics, Housing Economics, Labour Economics, Macroeconomics

Michela Tincani

  • Labour Economics, Economics of Education, Applied Microeconometrics, Development Economics

2013-14 Candidates

Alex Armand
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Navarra
Job Market Paper, “Who wears the trousers in the family? Intra-household resource control, subjective expectations and human capital investment”
Supervisors: Pedro Carneiro, Valerie Lechene

Italo Garcia
RAND Corporation
Job Market Paper, “Human capital and informality in developing countries: a life-cycle approach”
Supervisors: Orazio Attanasio, Pedro Carneiro.

Yves Gueron
Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Sogang University, Korea.
Job Market Paper, “Failure of Gradualism under Imperfect Monitoring”
Supervisors: Martin Cripps, V. Bhaskar.

Thibaut Lamadon

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
Job Market Paper, “Productivity shocks, optimal contracts and Income Dynamics”
Supervisors: Jeremy Lise, Jean-Marc Robin. Jaime A. Millán Quijano
Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Job Market Paper “Drugs, Guns and Early Motherhood in Colombia”
Supervisors: Orazio Attanasio, Marcos Vera-Hernandez.

Richard Murphy
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University Texas at Austin
Job Market Paper, “Top of the class: the importance of ordinal rank position”
Supervisors: Steve Machin.

Manzur Rashid
Lecturer, School of Management, UCL.
Job Market Paper, “Bertrand competition with costly search”
Supervisors: Martin Cripps, V. Bhaskar.

Anna Raute
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim
Job Market Paper, “Do financial incentives affect fertility – evidence from a reform in maternity leave benefits”
Supervisors: Christian Dustmann, Uta Schoenberg.

Dan Rogger
Economist, Development Economics Research Group, World Bank
Job Market Paper, “The causes and consequences of political interference in bureaucratic implementation: evidence from Nigeria”
Supervisors: Imran Rasul, Orazio Attanasio.

Jan Stuhler

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UC3M.
Job Market Paper, “Interpreting trends in intergenerational mobility”
Supervisors: Christian Dustmann, Uta Schoenberg.

Ana Tur-Prats

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UPF.
Job Market Paper, “Family types and intimate-partner violence: a historical perspective”
Supervisors: Marcos Vera Hernandez.

Andreas Uthemann
Research Officer, Centre for Systemic Risk, London School of Economics.
Job Market Paper: "Delay and pre-emption: efficient liquidation of joint investment projects"
Supervisor: Antonio Guarino.


Placement Officer: Andrew Chesher

Administrative Support: Daniella Fauvrelle