UCL Department of Economics


Job Market Candidates

You can find our current job market candidates below as well as information about past placements and careers of recent graduates from the Department of Economics.

Placement Director: Franck Portier (f.portier@ucl.ac.uk)

Administrative Support: Daniella Harper

2022-23 Job Market Candidates

Elena Ashtari Tafti

Technology, Skills, and Performance: The Case of Robots in Surgery

Main research
:  Applied Microeconomics  
Secondary research: Health Economics
Email: uctpeas@ucl.ac.uk
Website: www.elenaashtaritafti.com

Jamie Hentall Maccuish

Costly Attention and Retirement

Main research
:  Public  
Secondary research: Structural Applied Micro, Behavioural, Micro Theory
Email: jamie.maccuish.15@ucl.ac.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/jamiehentallmaccuish

Alessandro Toppeta

Skill Formation with Siblings

Main research: Labour Economics
Secondary research: Developmental Economics, Economics of Education
Email: alessandro.toppeta.15@ucl.ac.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/alessandro-toppeta

Julian Costas-Fernandez

Train to Opportunity: The Effect of Infrastructure on Intergenerational Mobility

Main research: 
Labour Economics
Secondary research: Economic History, Political Economy
Email: j.costas-fernandez@ucl.ac.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/jcostas

Hugo Freeman

Multidimensional Interactive Fixed-Effects

Main research: Econometric Theory
Secondary research: Multidimensional Econometric Modelling
Email: hugo.freeman.16@ucl.ac.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/hugofreeman

Nathan Hancart

Designing the Optimal Menu of Tests

Main research: 
Microeconomic Theory
Secondary research: Information Economics, Behavioural Economics
Email: nathan.hancart.16@ucl.ac.uk
Website: nathanhancart.com

Riccardo D'Adamo

Orthogonal Policy Learning Under Ambiguity

Main field: Econometric Theory 
Secondary field: Applied Microeconomics
Email: uctpdad@ucl.ac.uk
Webpage: sites.google.com/view/riccardodadamo

Guo Bai

Private Information Acquisition and Preemption: A Strategic Wald Problem

Main research:
Microeconomic Theory, Information
Secondary research: Learning/Search
Email: guo.bai.15@ucl.ac.uk
Website: www.guomiabai.com

Enrico Miglino

The Equilibrium Effects of Taxing Property Investors

Main research: Public Economics
Secondary research: Labour Economics and Political Economy
Email: enrico.miglino.16@ucl.ac.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/enricomiglino

Anna Vitali

Consumer Search and Firm Location: Theory and Evidence from the Garment Sector in Uganda

Main research: Development Economics
Secondary research: Spatial Economics, Industrial Organisation, Labor
Email: anna.vitali.16@ucl.ac.uk
Website: annavitali.com

Tom Zawisza

Labour Supply and the Pension Contribution-Benefit Link

Main research: Applied Microeconomics
Secondary research: Public Economics, Labour Economics
Email: tazawisza@gmail.com
Website: zawisza.netlify.app



2015-16 Candidates
  • Mario Alloza: Economist, Bank of Spain
  • Eleni Aristodemou: Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam
  • Laura Blow: Assistant Professor, University of Surrey
  • Simon Gorlach: Assistant Professor, Bocconi University
  • Ines Helm: Assistant Professor, Stockholm University
  • Eeva Mauring: Assistant Professor, University of Vienna
  • Myra Mohnen: Assistant Professor, University of Essex
  • Sandra Polania-Reyes: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Notre Dame, Indiana US
  • Bryony Reich: Kellogg School of Management-Strategy, Northwestern University
  • Alireza Sepahsalari: Assistant Professor, University of Bristol
  • Alexandros Theloudis: Post-doctoral research economist position, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-economic Research
  • Lukas Wenner: Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Cologne
2016-17 Candidates
  • Arun Advani: Assistant Professor, Warwick University
  • Neele Balke: Assistant Professor, IIES (Stockholm University). 2017-18, Post doc University of Chicag
  • Vittorio Bassi: Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California
  • Judith Delaney: Post Doc, Economic and Social Research Institute
  • Barbara Flores Arenas
  • Sanghmitra Gautam: Assistant Professor, Washington University in St Louis
  • Cristina Gualdani: Assistant professor, Toulouse School of Economics
  • Cormac O'Dea: 2017-18 academic year as a Cowles Postdoctoral Associate, Assistant Professor starting 2018, Yale University
  • Sandra Polania-Reyes: Visiting fellow at ND during the 2017-2018, U Javeriana in Colombia.
  • Paul Andres Rodriquez Lesmes: Del Rosario University (Colombia)
  • Wongkot Similan Rujiwattanapong: Assistant Professor, Aarhus University 
  • Federico Tagliati: Economists, Bank of Spain
2017-18 Candidates
  • Teodora Boneva: Associate Professor at the University of Oxford
  • Alan Crawford: Assistant Professor at Carlos III in Madrid
  • Ran Gu: Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at the University of Essex
  • Benjamin Hemingway: Senior Economist at the Center for Excellence in Finance and Economic Research (CEFER) of the Bank of Lithuania
  • Thomas Hoe: Assistant Professor at Cornell PAM
  • Davide Melcangi: Research Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Javier Turen Roman: Assistant Professor of the Economics Department at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
2018-19 Candidates
  • Marta Cardoso Lopes:  European University Institute (PostDoc), Carlos III (Assistant Professor)
  • Julien Combe: Ecole Polytechnique (Assistant Professor)
  • Alejandro Estefan: Notre Dame, South Bend (Assistant Professor)
  • Gavin Kader: Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu (Assistant Professor)
  • Dongwoo Kim: Simon Fraser University (Assistant Professor)
  • Kieran Larkin: St Louis Fed
  • Young Jun Li: Copenhagen (PostDoc)
  • Marleen Marra: Science Po (Assistant Professor)
  • Jeremy McCauley: Bristol (Lecturer)
  • Mateusz Mysliwski: Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen (Assistant Professor)
  • Francesca Parodi: Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin (Assistant Professor)
  • Ravi Somani: DIME, World Bank (PostDoc)
  • Tanya Surovtseva: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Researcher)
2019-20 Candidates
  • Richard Audoly: Assistant Professor, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • Javier Brugues: Senior Associate in Charles River Assoiates
  • Ruben Poblete Cazenave: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Judith Delaney: Assistant Professor, University of Bath
  • Carlo Galli: Assistant Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • Amir Habibi: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Humboldt University of Berlin
  • Chanwoo Kim:  Economist, Bank of Korea
  • Rory McGee: Assistant Professor, University of Western Ontario
  • Gonzalo Paz-Pardo: Senior Economist at DG Research, European Central Bank
  • Gregor Pfeifer: Assistant Professor, University of Sydney
  • Martin O'Connell: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Peter Spittal: Lecturer, University of Bristol
2020-21 Candidates
  • Jan David Bakker: Assistant Professor, Bocconi University, Milan
  • Michele Giannola: Research Fellow, University of Naples Federico II
  • Alice Kügler:Assistant Professor, Central European University
  • Francesca Salvati: Research Fellow, Bank of Italy
  • Silvia Sarpietro: Assistant Professor, University of Bologna
  • David Zentler-Munro: Lecturer, University of Essex
2021-2022 Candidates
  • Alison Andrew
  • Karolos Arapakis
  • Anna Becker
  • Uta Bolt
  • Gherardo Gennaro Caracciolo
  • Nikhil Datta
  • Mimosa Distefano
  • Wenchao Jin
  • David Goll
  • Tim Obermeier
  • Fernanda Senra De Moura
  • Kate Smith
  • Dajana Xhani