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Job Market Candidates

The Department of Economics at Michigan State University is proud to have a number of excellent students on the job market this year (2017/18). Our students are interested in academic jobs as well as research-oriented non-academic positions. The students on the market this year and links to their webpages are listed along with their fields of specialization, job market paper titles, and primary advisors:

Todd Elder - Placement Director
Email: telder@msu.edu

Candidate Name Fields Title of Job Market Paper Primary Advisor
Olga Boldarieva

Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics

Hot or Not: How Facial Attractiveness Affects Wages Stacy Dickert-Conlin
Pin-En A. Chou

Labor Economics, Public Economics, Economics of Education

The Impact of Recent Teacher Pension Reforms on New Teacher Quality Stacy Dickert-Conlin
Godwin Debrah

Development Economics, Applied Econometrics and Agricultural Economics

Joint Liability Lending with Correlated Risks under Adverse Selection Christian Ahlin
Pablo Adrian Garlati Bertoldi

Labor Economics, Informality, Economics of Education, Poverty and Inequality

Payroll Taxes, Social Security, and Informal Employees in Colombia: The Effects of the 2012 Tax Reform Todd Elder
Riju Joshi

Applied Econometrics

Control Function Estimation of Spatial Error Models with Endogeneity Jeffrey Wooldridge
Kevin Kho

Labor Economics, Development Economics

Campus Cellphone Restrictions and Student Use of Illicit Drugs: Evidence from California Public High Schools Scott Imberman
Hyunsoo Kim

Industrial Organization, Economics of Innovation, Applied Microeconomics

Information Sharing and R&D Incentives Jay Pil Choi
Soo Jin Kim

Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Economics of the Telecommunication Industry

Privacy, Information Acquisition, and Market Competition

Jay Pil Choi
Walter Melnik

Public Economics, Urban Economics, Public Policy, Applied Econometrics

Legislative Redistricting, Party Politics, and the Spatial Distribution of Transportation Expenditure Mike Conlin
Matthew Schaffer

Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and Financial Economics

Bank Regulation and Monetary Policy Transmission: Evidence from the U.S. States Liberalization Raoul Minetti
Mark J.Tremblay

Industrial Organization, Platform Markets, Microeconomics

Market Power and Mergers in Multi-Sided Markets Thomas Jeitschko
John A. Withers

Industrial Organization, Information, Knowledge and Uncertainty, Microeconomics

Dynamic Regulation with Stochastic Costs: Signal Dampening, Experimentation, and the Ratchet Effect Primary Thomas Jeitschko
Yimin Yang

Econometrics, Labor Economics

An Extended Generalized Estimating Equations Approach to Nonlinear Models with Hierarchical Structure Jeffrey Wooldridge

Michigan State University Department of Economics