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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


2021-22 Job Market Candidates
 

Alison Andrew

Alison Andrew
Revealed Beliefs and the Marriage Market Return to Education

Main research
: Development, Applied Microeconomics  
Secondary research: Family Economics
Email: alison_a@ifs.org.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/alisonandrew/home

Karolos Arapakis

Karolos Arapakis

Transition Costs and the Optimal U.S. Social Security System

Main research: Applied Micro, 
Secondary research: Public, Computational economics
Email: karolos.arapakis.14@ucl.ac.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/karolosarapakis


Anna Becker

Anna Becker
Shamed to Death: Social Image Concerns and War Participation in WWI

Main research: 
Political Economy
Secondary research: Applied Microeconomics, Behavioural Economics
Email: anna.becker.14@ucl.ac.uk
Website: annabecker.net

Uta Bolt

Uta Bolt
What is the Source of the Health Gradient? The Case of Obesity

Research fields: Applied Micro, Health, Human Capital 
Email: uta.bolt@ucl.ac.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/utabolt


Gherardo Caracciolo

'Parole, parole, parole' (the importance of Central Banks' communication)

Main field: Macroeconomics/ Monetary economics 
Secondary field: Information economics 
Email: gherardo.caracciolo.15@ucl.ac.uk
Webpage: sites.google.com/view/gherardogennarocaracciolo


Nikhil Datta

Nikhil Datta
Local Monopsony Power

Main research:
Labour
Secondary research: Urban
Email: nikhil.datta.14@ucl.ac.uk
Website: nikhil-datta.com

Mimosa Distefano

Email: mimosa.distefano.13@ucl.ac.uk 


Wenchao Jin

Wenchao Jin
Occupational polarisation and endogenous task biased technical change

Research field: labour economics, public economics
Email: wenchao_j@ifs.org.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/wenchao-jin

David Goll

Email: david.goll.11@ucl.ac.uk


Tim Obermeier

Tim Obermeier
Individual Welfare Analysis: What's the Role of Intra-Family Preference Heterogeneity?

Main research:
Macroeconomics, Labour Economics
Secondary research: Family Economics, Public Economics
Email: tim_obermeier@ifs.org.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/timobermeier/home

Fernanda Senra De Moura

Fernanda Senra de Moura
Gender Differences in Access to Public Funds: Evidence from Brazil

Main research: Applied Microeconomics 
Secondary research: Development and Political Economy 
Email: fernanda.moura.13@ucl.ac.uk
Website: sites.google.com/view/fernandademoura/home


Kate Smith

Kate Smith
Capital Taxation and Entrepreneurship

Main research:
public finance
Secondary research: industrial organisation
Email: kate.smith@ifs.org.uk
Website: katesmith.me

Dajana Xhani

Dajana Xhani
Correcting Market Power with Taxation: a Sufficient Statistic

Research Field:
Macroeconomics, Public
Email: dajana.xhani.11@ucl.ac.uk
Webpage: sites.google.com/view/dajanaxhani

 


Ji Hee Yoon 

Ji Hee Yoon
Innovation in Decentralized Markets: Synthetic Products vs. Trading Technology

Research field: 
Microeconomic Theory, Finance 
Secondary field: Market Design, Market Microstructure
Email: jihee.yoon@ucl.ac.uk
Website: sites.google.com/site/jiyoonmath/home
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
  • Javier Brugues
  • Ruben Poblete Cazenave
  • Judith Delaney
  • Carlo Galli
  • Amir Habibi
  • Chanwoo Kim
  • Rory McGee
  • Gonzalo Paz-Pardo
  • Gregor Pfeifer
  • Martin O'Connell
  • Peter Spittal
2020-21 Candidates
  • Jan David Bakker
  • Michele Giannola
  • Alice Kügler
  • Francesca Salvati
  • Silvia Sarpietro
  • David Zentler-Munro
  • Jan David Bakker
  • Michele Giannola
  • Alice Kügler
  • Francesca Salvati
  • Silvia Sarpietro
  • David Zentler-Munro