Past Placements

In recent years PhD graduates and post-doctoral researchers from the Department of Economics have gone on to positions in many universities and policy institutions.  The universities include University of Arizona, Carlos III University, Edinburgh, Manchester, Pompeu Fabra University, Princeton, Sogang University, Stanford, Stockholm, UBC, University of Chicago, University of Mannheim, University of Texas at Austin and Wisconsin. The policy institutions include: EBRD, IFS, McKinsey and RAND.

Our Congratulations to the 2013-14 Cohort of PhD Graduates who start their careers in the following positions:

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

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

2011-12 cohort of graduates and post-doctoral researchers accepted job offers