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 instudents 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
Eric Floyd "Transparency Regulation, Bargaining, and the Price of Healthcare" Philip Berger Causes and Consequences of Transparency Regulation, Firm’s Disclosure Policy, and Corporate Payout Policy Email
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Anne Heinrichs “Investors’ Private Access to Corporate Management: A Field Experiment about 1-on-1 Calls” Ray Ball, Christian Leuz Voluntary Disclosure, Capital Markets, Security Regulation, Alternative Investments, Shareholder Activism Email
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Zachary Kaplan "What is the Effect of Bundling on the Information in Price?" Phil Berger Disclosure, Earnings Forecasts Email
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Nan Li "Labor Market Peer Firms" Douglas Skinner Corporate Disclosure, Financial Reporting, Network Economics, Corporate Finance, Social Media, Human Capital, News Media and Capital Markets Email
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Econometrics & Statistics

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Damian Kozbur

"Inference in Nonparametric Models with a High-Dimensional Component"

Christian Hansen Inference in High-Dimensional Models Email
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Anne Questra Sutkoff "A Regular Vine Copula Approach to Handling Endogenous Regressors with Application in Brand Value Estimation" Robert Gramacy Choice Modeling, Regular Vine Couplas, Bayesian Modeling Methodology, Statistical Computing Email
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Economics

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Alice Chen "Do the Poor Benefit From More Generous Medicaid Physician Payments?"  Marianne Bertrand, Emily Oster Health Economics, Labor and Applied Microeconomics Email
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Finance

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Roie Hauser "Busy Directors and Firm Performance: Evidence from Mergers" Steve Kaplan, Luigi Zingales Empirical Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance Email
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Filipe Lacerda "The More The Merrier? The Effect Of Board Size On Performance" Steve Kaplan, Amit Seru Corporate Finance, Governance,Financial Intermediation Email
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Shrihari Santosh "Public Information and Price Discovery" Toby Moskowitz Behavioral Finance, Market Microstructure, Macro Finance Email
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Joint Program in Financial Economics

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Maryam Farboodi "Intermediation and Voluntary Exposure to Counterparty Risk" Doug Diamond, Lars Hansen (Department of Economics, Univeristy of Chicago), Raghuram Rajan Financial Economics, Corporate Finance, Mechanism Design Email
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Avihai (Avi) Rapaport "Supply and Demand Shocks in the Oil Market" George Constantinides Empirical Asset Pricing, Macro Finance, Applied Asset Pricing Theory Email
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Management Science/Operations Management

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Vishal Ahuja “Determining Optimal Treatments for Patients: Clinical Trials and Beyond” John Birge Healthcare Operations, Bayesian Learning Models, Markov Decision Process, Empirical Operations, Energy, Policy Analysis Email
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Marketing

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Luxi Shen "Uncertainty Brings Excitement and Boosts Motivation" Ayelet Fishbach Judgement & Decision Making Email
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Yi-Lin Tsai "Assessing the Impact of Rebranding in the Hospitality Industry" Pradeep Chintagunta Quantitative Marketing; Empirical IO Email
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Organizations & Markets

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair Research Interests Contact Info
Laura Doering "The Social Determinants of Economic Growth: Microenterprise and Microfinance in Latin America" Elizabeth Pontikes, Mario Small (Department of Sociology, University of Chicago) Entrepreneurship, Emerging Markets, Organizational Theory Email
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