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Accounting

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Miao Liu
“Assessing the Strength and Weakness in Human Information Processing: A Machine Learning Approach”
Christian Leuz
Information Processing, Financial Accounting
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Lisa Yao Liu “Do Auditors Help Prevent Data Breaches?”
Hans Christensen
Regulation and Enforcement, Information Disclosure, Auditing, Technology and Innovation
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Johanna Shin “Institutional Investors as Information Suppliers: Evidence from Investment Conferences”
Philip Berger
Institutional Investors, Information Frictions, Capital Markets
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Behavioral Science

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Michael Kardas
“It's Surprisingly Nice to Meet You: An Expectancy-Value Theory of People's Decisions to Socially Engage”
Nicholas Epley
Self-Disclosure, Conversation, Social Connection, Calibration Accuracy
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Shannon White “Some Consequences of Financial Complexity”
Abigail Sussman Consumer Decisions, Choice Architecture, User Research, Data Science Shannon’s Website
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Economics

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Eliot Abrams “Assessing Bank Deposit Market Power Given Limited Consumer Consideration” Ralph Koijen and Chad Syverson
Financial Market Competition, Industrial Organization, Financial Intermediation
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Hee Kwon (Samuel) Seo “Incentives, Technology and Certification Threshold: Impacts on Educational Outcomes, Valuation and Optimal Policy”
Michael Greenstone Development Economics (Emphases on Energy and Education), Public Economics Hee Kwon’s Website
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Finance

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Ana-Maria Tenekedjieva “The Revolving Door and Insurance Solvency Regulation”
Marianne Bertrand and Amir Sufi Empirical Corporate Finance, Financial Regulation, Insurance, Political Economy
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Joint Program in Financial Economics


Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Ehsan Azarmsa “Investment Sophistication and Wealth Inequality”
Pietro Veronesi
Economic Inequality, Financial Markets, Information Economics
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Charles Boyer “Public Pensions and State Government Borrowing Costs” Lubos Pastor
Asset Pricing, Financial Economics
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Stefano Pegoraro “Flows and Performance with Optimal Money Management Contracts”
Lars Peter Hansen and Zhiguo He
Asset Management, Monetary Policy, Contract Theory
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Xun (Douglas) Xu “Optimal Banking System for Private Money Creation”
Douglas Diamond and Zhiguo He
Corporate Finance, Banking, International Finance, Frictions in Financial Markets
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Management Science/Operations Management

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Nasser Barjesteh “Matching and Pricing in Service and Manufacturing Systems”
Baris Ata and Sunil Kumar
Ride-Hailing Markets, Revenue Management, Service Systems, Structural Estimation, Stochastic Control
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Hongfan (Kevin) Chen “Optimal Commissions and Subscriptions in Networked Markets”
John Birge
Revenue Management, Platform Economy, Optimization under Uncertainty
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Yifan Feng “Essays on Dynamic Learning in Revenue Management and Logistics Network Management”
René Caldentey
Dynamic Learning, Data-Driven Decision Making, Digital Platform Operations, Market Analytics
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Marketing

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Shirsho Biswas “Discounting Your Advertising Message: Investigating the Effects of Price Information in Advertising on Search and Purchase”
Pradeep Chintagunta
Advertising, Digital Marketing, Service Quality, Brand Partnerships
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Yewon Kim “Customer Retention under Imperfect Information”
Sanjog Misra Consumer Learning, Information, Branding, Arts Industries Yewon’s Website
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Xiaocai (Tesary) Lin “Valuing Intrinsic and Instrumental Preferences for Privacy”
Pradeep Chintagunta and Sanjog Misra
Digital Marketing, Privacy, Information and Attention, Causal Machine Learning
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