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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 (2014/15). 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:

Gary Solon - Placement Director
Email: solon@msu.edu

Candidate Name Fields Title of Job Market Paper Primary Advisor
Asenka Asenova

Labor Economics, Health Economics, Economics of the Elderly

The Effect of Retirement on Mental Health and Social Inclusion of the Elderly Todd Elder
Michael Bates

Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Public Economics, Industrial Organization

Public and Private Learning in the Market for Teachers Todd Elder
Cheol-Keun Cho

Econometrics, Time Series Analysis

Fixed-b Inference for Testing Structural Change in a Time Series Timothy J. Vogelsang
Hsiu-Fen Hsu

Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics

Decomposing Changes in the Wage Distribution in Taiwan Gary Solon
Christopher Khawand

Environmental Economics, Applied Econometrics

Air Quality, Perinatal Health, and Mortality: Causal Evidence from Wildfires Gary Solon
Soobin Kim

Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Development Economics

College Enrollment over the Business Cycle: The Role of Supply Constraints Gary Solon
Daniel Litwok

Labor Economics, Economics of Crime, Economics of Education

Have You Ever Been Convicted of a Crime? The Effects of Juvenile Expungement on Crime, Educational, and Labor Market Outcomes Steven Haider
Nasreen Nawaz

Econometrics, Time Series Analysis

Estimation and Inference of Linear Trend Slope Ratios

Timothy J. Vogelsang
Brian Stacy

Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Applied Econometrics

Ranking Teachers when Teacher Value-Added is Heterogeneous Steven Haider
Hui Wang

Labor Economics, Development Economics, Applied Econometrics, Agricultural Economics

Fertility and Female Labor Force Participation: Evidence from One
Child Policy in China
Todd Elder
Tingting Xin

Labor Economics, Public Economics, Applied Econometrics

Worker Displacement and Spousal Labor Supply Adjustments in Urban China in the Late 1990s Gary Solon

Michigan State University Department of Economics