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Economics Ph.D. Students

Job Market Candidates 2019-2020

  • Sanjukta Basu

    Sanjukta Basu

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics

    Research interests: Experimental Economics, Public Choice Theory and Microeconomics

  • Koray Caglayan

    Koray Caglayan

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Economics, Tulane University

    Research interests: Economic and Social Determinants of Early Life Health Capital

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    Mengde Liu

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    B.A. Beloit College

    Research interests: Industrial Organization, Financial Economics, Health Economics

  • Siyu Quan

    Siyu Quan

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    B.S. Psychology, Complutense University of Madrid

    Research interests: Health Economics, Public Policy

  • Daniela Rivero Bryant

    Daniela Rivero Bryant

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    B.S. Industrial Engineering, Universidad Católica Boliviana-San Pablo

    Research interests: Disaster Economics, Resilience, Public Policy, Urban Economics

  • Yang Wang

    Yang Wang

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    B.A. Finance, Nankai University
    B.A. Economics, Westminster College
    M.S. Statistical and Economic Modeling, Duke University

    Research interests: Health Economics, Public Finance, Applied Econometrics

  • Ziqi Xie

    Ziqi Xie

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Northeastern University

    Research interests: Public Finance, Taxation, Health Economics

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    Lu Yao

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    B.A. University of Cincinnati

    Research interests: Health Economics, Market Competition, Labor Economics, Industrial Organization

  • Rujun Zhao

    Rujun Zhao

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Northeastern University

    Research interests: Public Policy, Urban Economics


Graduate students

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    Sean Patrick Alvarez

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    B.S. Economics, Troy University

    Research interests: Public Policy, Political Economy, Health Economics

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    Truc Thi Mai Bui

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Public Affairs, Indiana University
    B.A. Economics, Vietnam National University

    Research interests: Taxation, Public Finance, Labor Economics

  • Feng Chen

    Feng Chen

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics
    B.A. Economics, Shandong University of Technology

    Research interests: Economics of Education, Health Economics

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    Kaitlin Coppinger

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Policy Economics, Tulane University
    B.A. Economics, University of California, Davis

    Research interests: Maritime Economics, Transportation, Economics of Education, Public Policy

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    Zehra Farooq

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.Phil. Public Policy & Government, National Defense University, Pakistan
    MBA Finance, University of the Punjab
    B.S. Computer Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

    Research interests: Public Finance, Public Economics, Taxation, Inequality, Public Sector Development

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    Kerui Geng

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics
    B.A. Economics, Hubei University

    Research interests: Economics of Education, Labor Economics

  • Siobhan Innes-Gawn

    Siobhan Innes-Gawn

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.S. Economic Analysis & Policy, Tulane University
    J.D. Duke University School of Law
    B.S. Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Arizona

    Research interests: Health Economics, Law & Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics

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    Farah Khan

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. International Political Economy, New York University
    B.A. Finance, Lahore School of Economics, Lahore

    Research interests: Poverty and Inequality, Public Finance, Political Economy of Development, Public Policy

  • Dmitry Kurochkin

    Dmitry Kurochkin

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    Ph.D. Mathematics, Tulane University
    M.S. Economic Analysis and Policy, Tulane University
    M.S. Statistics, Tulane University
    M.S. Applied Mathematics, Tulane University
    M.S. Mathematics, Tulane University
    M.S. Chemistry, Tulane University
    M.S. Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University
    B.S. Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University

    Research interests: Environmental Economics, Renewable Energy Integration

  • Sean Larkin

    Sean Larkin

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Economics, University of Maine
    B.S. Applied Physics, Pacific Lutheran University
    B.A. Economics, Pacific Lutheran University

    Research interests: Public Economics, Poverty and Inequality, Development Economics

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    Fanyu Liu

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.S. Quantitative Economics and Econometrics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    B.S. Economics, Beijing Jiaotong University

    Research interests: Public Finance, Fiscal Policy, Econometrics

  • Valentina Martinez-Pabon

    Valentina Martinez-Pabon

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Economics, Universidad de los Andes
    B.S. Economics, Universidad de los Andes

    Research interests: Poverty and Inequality, Economics of Education, Applied Microeconomics

  • Mary Penn

    Mary Penn

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Policy Economics, Tulane University
    B.A. International Studies and Spanish, University of Kentucky

    Research interests: Regulation, Fiscal Policy, Environmental Economics

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    Guillermo Federico Sanz

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Economics, Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina
    B.A. Economics, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Argentina

    Research interests: Poverty and Inequality, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics

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    Alexander Siebert

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.S. Applied Economics and Policy Analysis, University of Regina Saskatchewan
    B.A. Economics, University of Regina Saskatchewan

    Research interests: Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Labor Economics, Public Finance, Game Theory

  • Cuicui Song

    Cuicui Song

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    B.A. International Trade, Zhengzhou University

    Research interests: Public Finance, Poverty and Inequality

  • Brigham Walker

    Brigham Walker

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.Sc. Finance, University of London
    A.L.M. Management, Harvard University
    B.A. Molecular Biology, Princeton University

    Research interests: Health Systems, Human Capital, Development Economics, Fiscal Policy, Behavioral Economics

  • Jin Xing

    Jin Xing

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.S. Economics, Drexel University
    M.S. Electrical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

    Research interests: Public Finance, Health Economics

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    Mohit Prakash-Yadav

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

    Research interests: Macroeconomic Policy, Regulation and Reform, Economic Growth and Inequality, Public Choice Theory

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    Qiuyue Zhang

    Graduate student, Ph.D. program
    M.A. Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics
    B.A. Finance, Anhui University of Finance and Economics

    Research interests: Labor Economics, Economic Development