PhD Program

Job Market Candidates

Chicago Booth PhD students are innovative researchers who have been exposed to some of the best ideas and teaching in the world. Trained to constantly question and test ideas, they are prepared to push their research to the highest level in a demanding environment.

If you are interested in our economics students, please contact professor Canice Prendergast. If you are interested in students in our other dissertation areas, please contact Malaina Brown.

The University of Chicago's Department of Economics job market candidates can be seen here.

Accounting

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Andrew Sutherland

"The Economic Consequences of Borrower Information Sharing"

Christian Leuz Loan Monitoring, Financial Contracting, Empirical Corporate Finance, Financial Regulation Email
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Behavioral Science

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Nadav Klein "The Topography of Generosity: Asymmetric Evaluations of Prosocial Actions" Nicholas Epley Nonlinear Social Judgment, Brand Loyalty, Group Decision-Making, Goal Scripts Email
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Raegan J. Tennant "Three New Approaches to Prescriptive Decision Making: A Synthesis." Reid Hastie, Richard Thaler Organizational Behavior, Psychology of Decision Making, Prescriptive Decision Making Email
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Joint Program in Business (Behavioral Science) and Psychology

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Juliana Schroeder

"I Need Purpose More Than You Do: Beliefs about Others’ Needs as a Measure of Dehumanization"


Nicholas Epley Social Cognition, Interpersonal Processes, Judgment and Decision Making Email
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Economics

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Yao Lu

"The Impact of Women's Health Clinic Closures on Preventive Care" (Job Market Paper co-authored by David Slusky, PhD Candidate in Economics, Princeton University)

Emily Oster Health Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics Email
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Finance

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Nitish Kumar "Political Interference in Firm Activity"
Raghuram Rajan, Amit Seru Corporate Finance, Financial Intermediation and Regulation, Political Economy of Firms Email
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Maya Shaton

"The Display of Information and Investor Behavior"

Kelly Shue, Pietro Veronesi Household Finance, Corporate Finance, Behavioral Finance, Law and Finance Email
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Wei Wu
 "Information Asymmetry and Insider Trading" Eugene Fama, Tobias Moskowitz Empirical Asset Pricing, Investment Management, Corporate Finance, Behavioral Finance Email
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Qiping Xu  "Kicking Maturity Down the Road: Early Refinancing and Maturity Management in the Corporate Bond Market" Douglas Diamond, Anil Kashyap Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Financial Intermediaries Email
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Joint Program in Financial Economics

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Yeguang (Shaq) Chi

"Private Information in the Chinese Stock Market: Evidence from Mutual Funds and Corporate Insiders"

Lubos Pastor Asset Pricing, Institutional Money Management, Chinese Financial Markets Email
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Chattrin Laksanabunsong
"Analyst Performance and Post-Analysis Revision Drift"
Tobias Moskowitz
Empirical Asset Pricing, Investment Management, Financial Economics, Time Series Econometrics, Applied Macroeconomics
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Management Science/Operations Management

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Angelo Mancini

"Dynamic Product Release Management"

Daniel Adelman New Product Development, Healthcare Management, Stochastic Modeling and Optimazation, Approximate Dynamic Programming Email
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Marketing

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Soraya Lambotte "The Distinctive Consequences of Collective vs. Membership Social Identity Threats: Membership Has Its Burdens." Ann McGill Social Identity and Identity Threat, Consumer Goals and Motivation, Brands and Brand Relationships Email
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Dan Nguyen "Switching to Variety: The Effects of Variety Seeking Consumers on Product Lines" Jean-Pierre Dube Firm and Consumer Dynamic Behavior, Advertising, Pricing, Empirical Industrial Organization, Computational Economics Email
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Yanping Tu "Joint Consumption" Ayelet Fishbach Consumer Judgment and Decision Making Email
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Dan Zou "The Price of Incentivizing Consumer Learning" Guenter Hitsch Quantitative Marketing, Empirical Industrial Organization Email
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