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Our PhD Students’ Recent Dissertation Topics

 

Proposal/Defense Student Name and Dissertation Area Year Committee
 "Valuing Intrinsic and Instrumental Preferences for Privacy" Xiaocai (Tesary) Lin (Quantitative Marketing) 2020 Pradeep Chintagunta (Co-chair), Sanjog Misra (Co-chair), Bradley Shapiro, and Oleg Urminsky
"Estimation and Statistical Inference for High Dimensional Model with Constrained Parameter Space" Ming Yu (Econometrics & Statistics) 2020
Mladen Kolar (Chair), Varun Gupta, Tengyuan Liang, and Rina Foygel Barber (Department of Statistics, University of Chicago)
 "The Architecture of Grassroots-Oriented Corporate Philanthropy in Contemporary China" Yuhao Zhuang (Joint Program in Sociology and Business) 2020 Amanda Sharkey (Co-chair), Elisabeth Clemens (Co-chair; Department of Sociology, University of Chicago), Brayden King (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University), and Dingxin Zhao (Department of Sociology, University of Chicago) 
"Investigating the Effects of Including Discount Information in Advertising" Shirsho Biswas (Quantitative Marketing) 2019 Pradeep Chintagunta (Chair), Sanjay Dhar, Jean-Pierre Dube, and Anita Rao
"Estimation and Statistical Inference for High Dimensional Model with Constrained Parameter Space" Ming Yu (Econometrics & Statistics) 2019 Mladen Kolar (Chair), Varun Gupta, Tengyuan Liang, and Rina Foygel Barber (Department of Statistics, University of Chicago) 
"Shock Waves through Wall Street? Market Impacts of a Salient Disaster Risk during the Cold War" David Finer (Finance)
2019 Luigi Zingales (Chair), Stefan Nagel, Lubos Pastor, Michael Weber, and Dacheng Xiu
 "Institutional Investors as Information Suppliers: Evidence from Investment Conferences" Johanna Shin (Accounting) 2019 Philip G. Berger (Chair), Mark Maffett, Douglas Skinner, and Abbie Smith
“Operational Issues in Organ Transplantations” Ali (Cem) Randa (Management Science/Operations Management) 2019 Barış Ata (Chair), Varun Gupta, Günter J. Hitsch, and John Friedewald (Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University)
“Some Consequences of Price Complexity” Shannon White (Behavioral Science) 2019 Abigail Sussman (Chair), Christopher Hsee, Jane Risen, and Oleg Urminsky
“Attitudinal Ambiguity and Dehumanization” Jessica Lopez (Behavioral Marketing) 2019 Ann McGill (Chair), Berkeley Dietvorst, Ayelet Fishbach, and Oleg Urminsky
“Assessing the Strength and Weakness in Human Information Processing: A Machine Learning Approach” Miao Liu (Accounting) 2019 Christian Leuz (Chair), Philip G. Berger, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Valeri Nikolaev
“Spillover Effects of Auditing: Evidence from Data Breaches” Yao (Lisa) Liu (Accounting) 2019 Hans Christensen (Chair), Philip G. Berger, Christian Leuz, Mark Maffett, and Michael Minnis
“Public Pensions, Political Economy, and State Government Borrowing Costs” Charles Boyer (Joint Program in Financial Economics) 2019
Lubos Pastor (Chair), John Heaton, Eric Zwick, and Michael Dinerstein
“Partial Identification for Regression Discontinuity Donuts” Connor Dowd (Econometrics & Statistics) 2019 Christian B. Hansen (Chair), Max Farrell, Panos Toulis, and Constantine Yannelis
“Pricing and Matching in Service Systems with an Emphasis on Ride-Hailing Systems” Nasser Barjesteh (Management Science/Operations Management)
2019
Baris Ata (Co-chair), Sunil Kumar (Co-chair; Johns Hopkins University), Ozan Candogan, Varun Gupta, Amy Ward, and Yuan Zhong
“The Revolving Door and Insurance Solvency Regulation” Ana-Maria Tenekedjieva (Finance) 2019 Marianne Bertrand (Co-chair), Amir Sufi (Co-chair), Ralph Koijen, and Eric Zwick
“How Useful Are Machine Learning Tools in Predicting High Frequency Returns?” An Qi (Econometrics & Statistics) 2019 Jeffrey Russell (Chair), Tengyuan Liang, Ruey Tsay, and Dacheng Xiu
“Monopsony Power in US Manufacturing” James Traina (Joint Program in Financial Economics) 2019
Erik Hurst (Co-chair), Chad Syverson (Co-chair), Brent Neiman, Luigi Zingales, and Ali Hortaçsu (Department of Economics, University of Chicago)
“Optimal Contracts for Experimenting Intermediaries”
Stefano Pegoraro (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Lars Peter Hansen (Co-chair), Zhiguo He (Co-chair), Douglas Diamond, and Pietro Veronesi
“Customer Retention under Imperfect Information”
Yewon Kim (Quantitative Marketing)
2019
Sanjog Misra (Chair), Jean-Pierre Dubé, Sarah Moshary, and Bradley Shapiro
“Wealth Inequality: An Informational Perspective”
Seyedehsan Azarmsa (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Pietro Veronesi (Chair), Lin William Cong, Lars Peter Hansen, and Constantine Yannelis
“A Run on Oil: Climate Policy, Stranded Assets, and Asset Prices”
Michael Barnett (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Lars Peter Hansen (Co-chair), Pietro Veronesi (Co-chair), Michael Greenstone (Department of Economics, University of Chicago), and Bryan Kelly (Yale School of Management; in absentia)
“Mind Perceptions and Consumer Judgments”
Hye-young Kim (Behavioral Science)
2019
Ann L. McGill (Chair), Reid Hastie, Oleg Urminsky, and Adam Waytz (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University)
“Mergers, Aggregate Productivity, and Markups”
Peter Chen (Finance)
2019
Brent Neiman (Co-chair), Eric Zwick (Co-chair), Steven N. Kaplan, Amir Sufi, and Chad Syverson
“Estimation of Sequential Search Models”
Jae Hyen Chung (Econometrics & Statistics)
2019
Pradeep Chintagunta (Co-chair), Ruey Tsay (Co-chair), Misra Sanjog, and Raluca Ursu (Stern School of Business, New York University)
“Limited Attention: Implications for Financial Reporting”
Jinzhi Lu (Accounting)
2019
Haresh Sapra (Chair), Philip Berger, Jonathan Bonham, and Pingyang Gao
“Counterparty Risk and Repo Runs”
Yiyao Wang (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Douglas Diamond (Chair), Veronica Guerrieri, Lars Peter Hansen, Zhiguo He
“Can Institutional Investors Trade on News? Evidence from Macroeconomic and Firm-Level Announcements”
Klakow Akepanidtaworn (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Randall Kroszner (Chair), Samuel Hartzmark, Michael Weber, and Lawrence Schmidt (Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“Expectation Error”
Xiao Zhang (Finance)
2019
Amir Sufi (Chair), Lin William Cong, Zhiguo He, and Stefan Nagel
“Does Fiscal Monitoring Make Better Governments? Evidence from the US Municipalities”
Anna (Anya) Nakhmurina (Accounting)
2019
Abbie Smith (Chair), Hans Christensen, Mark Maffett, and Douglas Skinner
“A Dragging Down Effect: Consumer Purchase Decisions in Response to Price Increases”
Yiwen (Shirley) Zhang (Behavioral Marketing)
2019
Christopher Hsee (Co-chair), Abigail Sussman (Co-chair), Ann McGill, and Oleg Urminsky
“Do Delays in Banks’ Loan Loss Provisioning Affect Economic Downturns? Evidence from the U.S. Housing Market”
Sehwa Kim (Accounting)
2019
Philip G. Berger (Chair), John Gallemore, Christian Leuz, and Valeri Nikolaev
“Clientele Political Ideology and Asset Prices”
Alejandro Hoyos Suarez (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Pietro Veronesi (Chair), Niels Gormsen, Samuel Hartzmark, and Lawrence Schmidt (Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“Connections as Jumps: Estimating Financial Interconnectedness from Market Data”
Willem van Vliet (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Lars Peter Hansen (Chair), Stefan Nagel, Pietro Veronesi, and Azeem Shaikh (Department of Economics, University of Chicago; in absentia)
“It's Surprisingly Nice to Meet You: Toward an Expectancy-Value Theory of Social Approach and Avoidance Decisions”
Michael Kardas (Behavioral Science)
2019
Nicholas Epley (Chair), Emma Levine, Ed O’Brien, and Boaz Keysar (Department of Psychology, University of Chicago)
“The Impact of Government Policies on Retail Prices and Welfare”
Justin Leung (Economics)
2019
Marianne Bertrand (Chair), Neale Mahoney, Canice Prendergast, and Michael Greenstone (Department of Economics, University of Chicago)
“The Economic Consequences of Financial Audit Regulation in the Charitable Sector”
Raphael Duguay (Accounting)
2019
Christian Leuz (Chair), Marianne Bertrand, Hans Christensen, and Michael Minnis
“An Information Quality-Based Explanation for Delayed Loan Loss Provisioning During the 2008 Financial Crisis”
Ling Yang (Accounting)
2019
Hans Christensen (Chair), John Gallemore, Anya Kleymenova, and Valeri Nikolaev
“Financing the Gig Economy”
Gregory Buchak (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Amir Sufi (Co-chair), Amit Seru (Co-chair; Stanford Graduate School of Business), Steve Kaplan, Ufuk Akcigit (Department of Economics, University of Chicago), and Gregor Matvos (McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin)
“Expectations in the Cross Section: Stock Price Reactions to the Information and Bias in Analyst-Expected Returns”
Johnathan Loudis (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Stefan Nagel (Co-chair), Bryan Kelly (Co-chair; Yale School of Management; in absentia), Lubos Pastor, and Lawrence Schmidt (Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“The Risk of Risk-Sharing: Diversification and Boom-Bust Cycles”
Paymon Khorrami (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2019
Lars Peter Hansen (Co-chair), Zhiguo He (Co-chair), Veronica Guerrieri, and Pietro Veronesi
“Essays on Cycles, Inequality and Race”
Jung Sakong (Economics)
2019
Amir Sufi (Chair), Marianne Bertrand, Raghuram Rajan (in absentia), and Luigi Zingales
“Arbitrage Comovement” John Shim (Finance)
2019
Eric Budish (Co-chair), Lubos Pastor (Co-chair), Stefan Nagel, Bryan Kelly (Yale School of Management; in absentia), and Tobias Moskowitz (Yale School of Management; in absentia)
“Learning-by-doing and Preference Discovery in Video Game Play”
Charles Zou (Econometrics & Statistics)
2019
Pradeep Chintagunta (Co-chair), Ruey Tsay (Co-chair), Anita Rao, and Bradley Shapiro
“The Effect of Language on Adherence to Social Norms”
Becky Ka Ying Lau (Joint Program in Psychology and Business)
2019
Boaz Keysar (Chair; Department of Psychology, University of Chicago), Nicholas Epley, Thomas Talhelm, and Oleg Urminsky
“A Dynamic Network Model for Large Dimension Order Flows in Financial Markets”
An Qi (Econometrics & Statistics)
2019
Jeffrey Russell (Chair), Tengyuan Liang, Ruey Tsay, and Dacheng Xiu
“Essays on Dynamic Learning in Revenue Management and Logistics Network Management”
Yifan Feng (Management Science/Operations Management)
2018
René Caldentey (Chair), John Birge, Christopher Ryan, Linwei Xin, and N. Bora Keskin (Fuqua School of Business, Duke University)
“Rising Bank Market Power: The Role of Consumer Consideration and Online Banking”
Eliot Abrams (Economics)
2018
Ralph Koijen (Co-chair), Chad Syverson (Co-chair), Douglas Diamond, Thomas Wollmann, and Ali Hortaçsu (Department of Economics, University of Chicago)
“Expectation Error”
Xiao Zhang (Finance)
2018
Amir Sufi (Chair), Lin William Cong, Zhiguo He, and Stefan Nagel
“Measuring Intrinsic and Instrumental Privacy Preferences”
Xiaocai (Tesary) Lin (Quantitative Marketing)
2018
Pradeep Chintagunta (Co-chair), Sanjog Misra (Co-chair), Bradley Shapiro, and Oleg Urminsky
“Limited Attention: Implications for Financial Reporting”
Jinzhi Lu (Accounting)
2018
Haresh Sapra (Chair), Philip Berger, Jonathan Bonham, and Pingyang Gao
“Does Fiscal Monitoring Make Better Governments? Evidence from the US Municipalities”
Anya Nakhmurina (Accounting)
2018
Abbie Smith (Chair), Hans Christensen, Mark Maffett, and Douglas Skinner
“Can Institutional Investors Trade On News? Evidence from Macroeconomic and rm-level Announcements”
Klakow Akepanidtaworn (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2018
Randall Kroszner (Chair), Samuel Hartzmark (in absentia), Michael Weber, and Lawrence Schmidt (Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“Clientele Political Ideology and Asset Prices”
Alejandro Hoyos Suarez (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2018
Pietro Veronesi (Chair), Niels Gormsen, Samuel Hartzmark (in absentia), and Lawrence Schmidt (Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“Financing the Gig Economy”
Gregory Buchak (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2018
Amir Sufi (Co-chair), Amit Seru (Co-chair; Stanford Graduate School of Business), Steven Kaplan, Ufuk Akcigit (Department of Economics, University of Chicago), and Gregor Matvos (McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin)
“The Economic Consequences of Financial Statement Audit Regulation in the Charitable Sector”
Raphael Duguay (Accounting)
2018
Christian Leuz (Chair), Marianne Bertrand, Hans Christensen, and Michael Minnis
“Do Delays in Banks’ Loan Loss Provisioning Affect Economic Downturns? Evidence from the U.S. Housing Market” Sehwa Kim (Accounting)
2018
Philip Berger (Chair), John Gallemore, Christian Leuz, and Valeri Nikolaev
“Why Was Loan Loss Provisioning Delayed During the 2008 Financial Crisis? An Information Quality-Based Explanation”
Ling Yang (Accounting)
2018
Hans Christensen (Chair), John Gallemore, Anya Kleymenova, and Valeri Nikolaev
“Electronic Proxy Statement Dissemination and Shareholder Monitoring”
Rachel Geoffroy (Accounting)
2018
Philip Berger (Chair), Hans Christensen, Mark Maffett, and Abbie Smith
“Interbank Runs: A Network Model of Systemic Liquidity Crunches”
Yinan Su (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2018
Lars Peter Hansen (Co-chair), Zhiguo He (Co-chair), Douglas Diamond, and Bryan Kelly (Yale School of Management)
“Essays on Implied Spherical Space Forms in Statistics: from Applications of Algebraic Topology to Interactive Graphical Tools”
Xiaolong (David) Wu (Econometrics & Statistics)
2018
Ruey Tsay (Chair), Christian Hansen, Drew Creal, and Robert McCulloch (School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University; in absentia)
“Money Creation by Illiquid Banks”
Xun (Douglas) Xu (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2018
Douglas Diamond (Co-chair), Zhiguo He (Co-chair), Raghuram Rajan, Luigi Zingales, and Roger Myerson (Department of Economics, University of Chicago)
“Do ETFs Distort Stock Returns?”
John Shim (Finance)
2018
Eric Budish (Co-chair), Lubos Pastor (Co-chair), Stefan Nagel (in absentia), Bryan Kelly (Yale School of Management), and Toby Moskowitz (Yale School of Management; in absentia)
“The Intuitive Jurisprudence of Punishment”
Jessica Bregant (Joint Program in Psychology and Business)
2018
Eugene Caruso (Co-chair), Alex Shaw (Co-chair; Department of Psychology, University of Chicago), George Wu, and Katherine D. Kinzler (Department of Psychology, Cornell University)
“The Economics of Retail Food Waste”
Robert Sanders (Quantitative Marketing)
2018
Jean-Pierre Dubé (Chair), René Caldentey, Pradeep Chintagunta (in absentia), and Günter Hitsch
“Learning-by-Doing and Preference Discovery in Videogame Play Data”
Charles Zou (Econometrics & Statistics)
2018
Pradeep Chintagunta (Co-chair), Ruey Tsay (Co-chair), Anita Rao, and Bradley Shapiro
“Accruals Quality and Firm Value”
Oleg Kiriukhin (Accounting)
2018
Valeri Nikolaev (Chair), Christian Leuz, Douglas Skinner, and Chad Syverson
“The Bidirectional Influence of Anthropomorphic Entities on Consumers' Social Judgments: How Engaging with Anthropomorphic Entities Changes Attitudes and Behaviors toward People and Vice Versa”
Hye-young Kim (Behavioral Science)
2018
Ann McGill (Chair), Reid Hastie, Oleg Urminsky, and Adam Waytz (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University)
“Are NBA Coaches Too Conservative with Players in Foul Trouble?”
Daniel Walco (Behavioral Science)
2018
Jane Risen (Co-chair), George Wu (Co-chair), Daniel Bartels, and Richard Thaler
“The Effects of Financial-Reporting Regulation on Market-Wide Resource Allocation”
Matthias Breuer (Accounting)
2018
Christian Leuz (Chair), Philip Berger, Richard Hornbeck, Haresh Sapra, and Luigi Zingales
“Competitor Scale and Mutual Fund Behavior”
Laszlo Jakab (Finance)
2018
Lubos Pastor (Chair), Samuel Hartzmark, Elisabeth Kempf, and Michael Weber
“The Real Cost of Financial Mistakes: Evidence from U.S. Consumers”
Adam Jorring (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2018
Amir Sufi (Co-chair), Amit Seru (Co-chair; Stanford Graduate School of Business), Lars Peter Hansen, Lawrence Schmidt (Department of Economics, University of Chicago), and Gregor Matvos (University of Texas at Austin)
“Monetary Policy Spillovers through Invoicing Currencies”
Weiting (Tony) Zhang (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2018
Tarek Hassan (Chair; Department of Economics, Boston University), Lars Peter Hansen, Brent Neiman, and Pietro Veronesi
“The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Urban Transit Infrastructure: Evidence from Bogotá’s TransMilenio”
Nick Tsivanidis (Economics)
2018
Chang-Tai Hsieh (Chair), Marianne Bertrand, Erik Hurst, and Robert E. Lucas, Jr. (Department of Economics, University of Chicago)
“External Debt, Currency Risk, and International Monetary Policy Transmission”
Ursula Wiriadinata (Finance)
2018
Lubos Pastor (Co-chair), Fernando Alvarez (Co-chair; Department of Economics, University of Chicago), Brent Neiman, Michael Weber, and Tarek Hassan (Department of Economics, Boston University)
“Greater Than the Sum of the Parts: How Bundling Creates Value”
Franklin Shaddy (Behavioral Marketing)
2018
Ayelet Fishbach (Chair), Pradeep Chintagunta, Anuj Shah, and Itamar Simonson (Stanford Graduate School of Business; in absentia)
“Perceived Legitimacy and its Consequences for Governance”
Anirudh Tiwathia (Joint Program in Psychology and Business)
2018
Devin Pope (Chair), Reid Hastie, George Wu, and William Goldstein (Department of Psychology, University of Chicago)
“Expectations of Returns and Expected Returns in the Cross Section”
Johnathan Loudis (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2018
Stefan Nagel (Co-chair), Bryan Kelly (Co-chair; Yale School of Management), Lubos Pastor, and Lawrence Schmidt (Department of Economics, University of Chicago)
“Collateralized Debt and Financial Crisis”
Yiyao Wang (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2018
Douglas Diamond (Chair), Veronica Guerrieri, Lars Hansen, and Zhiguo He
“Mergers, Productivity, and Employment”
Peter Chen (Finance)
2018
Brent Neiman (Co-chair), Eric Zwick (Co-chair), Steve Kaplan (in absentia), Amir Sufi, and Chad Syverson
“An Empirical Analysis of the Effect of Kidney Allocation Policies on Patient Behavior”
Ali Cem Randa (Management Science/Operations Management)
2017
Bariş Ata (Chair), Varun Gupta, Günter Hitsch, and John Friedewald (Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University)
“Estimation of Sequential Search Model”
Jae Hyen Chung (Econometrics and Statistics)
2017
Pradeep Chintagunta (Co-chair), Ruey Tsay (Co-chair; in absentia), Sanjog Misra, and Raluca Ursu (Stern School of Business, New York University)
“What Are Test Scores and Learning Technologies Worth to Students? Evidence from a Social Experiment in Tanzanian High Schools”
Hee Kwon (Samuel) Seo (Economics)
2017
Michael Greenstone (Chair; Department of Economics, University of Chicago), Marianne Bertrand, Canice Prendergast, and Michael Dinerstein (Department of Economics, University of Chicago; in absentia)
“Do Government Transfer Payments Affect Retail Prices and Welfare? Evidence from SNAP”
Justin Leung (Economics)
2017
Marianne Bertrand (Chair), Neale Mahoney, Michael Greenstone (Department of Economics, University of Chicago), and Magne Mogstad (Department of Economics, University of Chicago; in absentia)
“Accruals Quality and Firm Value”
Oleg Kiriukhin (Accounting)
2017
Valeri Nikolaev (Chair), Christian Leuz, Douglas Skinner, and Chad Syverson
“Countercyclical Racial Prejudice” Jung Sakong (Economics)
2017
Amir Sufi (Chair), Marianne Bertrand, Raghuram Rajan, and Luigi Zingales
“Electronic Proxy Statement Dissemination and Shareholder Monitoring”
Rachel Geoffroy (Accounting)
2017
Philip Berger (Chair), Hans Christensen, Mark Maffett, and Abbie Smith
“When Sacrificial Strategies Seem Smarter Than They Are”
Daniel Walco (Behavioral Science)
2017
Jane Risen (Chair), Daniel Bartels, Richard Thaler, and George Wu
“Earnings Call Textual Information and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns”
Andreas Bodmeier (Finance)
2017
Samuel Hartzmark (Chair), George Constantinides, Pietro Veronesi, and Michael Weber (in absentia)
“Decreasing Returns to Competitor Scale”

László Jakab (Finance)
2017
Lubos Pastor (Chair), Samuel Hartzmark, Elisabeth Kempf, and Michael Weber (in absentia)
“How Does Financial Reporting Regulation Affect Market-wide Resource Allocation?”
Matthias Breuer (Accounting)
2017
Christian Leuz (Chair), Philip Berger, Richard Hornbeck, Haresh Sapra, and Luigi Zingales
“Financial Reporting and the Market Risk Premium”
Brett Lombardi (Accounting)
2017
Douglas Skinner (Chair), Ray Ball, Bryan Kelly (in absentia), and Valeri Nikolaev
“Earnings Call Textual Information and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns”
Andreas Bodmeier (Finance)
2017 Samuel Hartzmark (Chair), George Constantinides, Pietro Veronesi, and Michael Weber
“Interbank Lending Runs: A Network Model of Systemic Liquidity Crunch”

Yinan Su (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2017
Lars Peter Hansen (Co-chair), Zhiguo He (Co-chair), Douglas Diamond, and Bryan Kelly
“Financial Innovation and the Housing Boom-Bust Cycle”
Paymon Khorrami (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2017 Lars Peter Hansen (Co-chair), Zhiguo He (Co-chair), Veronica Guerrieri, and Pietro Veronesi
“Estimating Bank Interconnectedness from Market Data”

Willem van Vliet (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2017
Lars Peter Hansen (Chair), Stefan Nagel (in absentia), Stefano Giglio (Yale School of Management), and Azeem Shaikh (Department of Economics, University of Chicago)
“A Run on Oil: Climate Policy, Stranded Assets, and Asset Prices”
Michael Barnett (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2017
Lars Peter Hansen (Co-chair), Pietro Veronesi (Co-chair), Bryan Kelly, and Michael Greenstone (Department of Economics, University of Chicago)
“Disaggregate Network Effects on Two-Sided Platforms”
Xiliang Lin (Quantitative Marketing) 2017
Günter Hitsch (Chair), Pradeep Chintagunta, Jean-Pierre Dubé, and Ali Hortaçsu (Department of Economics, University of Chicago; in absentia)
“The Real Cost of Financial Mistakes: Evidence from U.S. Consumers”
Adam Jorring (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2017
Amir Sufi (Co-chair), Amit Seru (Co-chair; Stanford Graduate School of Business), Lars Peter Hansen, Lawrence Schmidt (Department of Economics, University of Chicago), and Gregor Matvos (University of Texas at Austin)
“Share Repurchases: Market Timing and Abnormal Returns”
Matthew Gunn (Finance)
2017
Bryan Kelly (Chair), Samuel Hartzmark, Pietro Veronesi (in absentia), and Kelly Shue (Department of Finance, Yale School of Management)
“The Effect of Contraceptive Advertising and Sexual Education on Condom Sales”
Yün-ke Chin-Lee (Quantitative Marketing)
2017
Pradeep Chintagunta (Chair), Anita Rao, Bradley Shapiro, and Oleg Urminsky
“The Intuitive Jurisprudence of Social Transgressions and Punishment”
Jessica Bregant (Joint Program in Psychology and Business)
2017
Eugene Caruso (Co-chair), Alex Shaw (Co-chair; University of Chicago Department of Psychology), George Wu, and Katherine Kinzler (Cornell University Department of Psychology)
“A Kink Effect: Consumer Decisions in Response to Unit Cost Increases”
Yiwen (Shirley) Zhang (Behavioral Marketing)
2017
Abigail Sussman (co-chair), Christopher Hsee (co-chair), Ann McGill, and Oleg Urminsky
“Firm Responses the Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting”
Sorabh Tomar (Accounting)
2017
Christian Leuz (Chair), Hans Christensen, Mark Maffett, and Abbie Smith
“Strategic Delegation and the Weaponization of Executive Pay: Evidence from Revenue-Based Performance Evaluation”
Matthew Bloomfield (Accounting)
2017
Christian Leuz (Chair), Doug Skinner, Sanjog Misra and Haresh Sapra (in absentia)
“Essays in Statistical Learning and Asset Pricing”
Guanhao (Gavin) Feng (Econometrics and Statistics)
2017
Nicholas Polson (Co-chair), Dacheng Xiu (Co-chair), Stefano Giglio, and Ruey Tsay
“Greater than the Sum of the Parts: Bundling Products, Events, and People”
Franklin Shaddy (Behavioral Marketing)
2017
Ayelet Fishbach (Chair), Pradeep Chintagunta, Anuj Shah, and Itamar Simonson (Stanford University; in absentia)
“Dynamic Pricing and Learning in Prediction Markets”
Adam Schultz (Management Science/Operations Management)
2017
John Birge (Co-chair), N. Bora Keskin (Co-chair; Duke University Fuqua School of Business), Baris Ata, René Caldentey, and Devin Pope
“Are Future Selves Really Seen as Others? Comparing Determinants of Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Allocations”
Sarah Molouki (Behavioral Science)
2017
Daniel Bartels (Co-chair), Oleg Urminsky (Co-chair), Ed O'Brien, and Hal Hershfield (UCLA Anderson School of Management)
“Accrual Accounting and Resource Allocation: A General Equilibrium Analysis”
Jung Ho Choi (Accounting)
2017
Philip Berger (Chair), Christian Leuz, Valeri Nikolaev, Haresh Sapra (in absentia), and Chad Syverson
“Using Demand Forecasts to Target Advertising”
Michael Thomas (Quantitative Marketing)
2017
Günter Hitsch (Chair), Pradeep Chintagunta, Sanjog Misra, and Brad Shapiro
“Performance Analysis and Control of Queuing Systems (with Endogenous Abandonments)”
Xiaoshan Peng (Management Science/Operations Management)
2017
Baris Ata (Chair), Donald D. Eisenstein, Varun Gupta, Sunil Kumar (Johns Hopkins University), and Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University)
“Recovery Dynamics: An Explanation from Bank Lending and Entrepreneur Entry”
Yunzhi Hu (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2017
Douglas Diamond (Co-chair), Zhiguo He (Co-chair), Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago Department of Economics), and Anil Kashyap
“Complexity Aversion When Seeking Alpha”
Tarik Umar (Finance)
2017
Lubos Pastor (Co-chair), Kelly Shue (Co-chair), Amir Sufi, and Richard Thaler
“Declining Labor and Capital Shares”
Simcha Barkai (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2017
Amir Sufi (Chair), Stavros Panageas (UCLA Anderson School of Management; in absentia), Hugo Sonnenschein (emeritus, University of Chicago Department of Economics), and Luigi Zingales
“Endogenous Secondary Market Liquidity and Rollover-Risk Spillovers”
Hyunsoo Doh (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2017
Fernando Alvarez (Co-chair; University of Chicago Department of Economics), Zhiguo He (Co-chair), Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago Department of Economics), and Stavros Panageas (UCLA Anderson School of Management; in absentia)
“Innovative Mechanisms for Managing Customer Access to Congested Services”
Luyi Yang (Management Science/Operations Management)
2017 Laurens Debo (Chair; Dartmouth College), John Birge, René Caldentey, Pradeep Chintagunta (in absentia), and Varun Gupta
“Bank Net Worth and Frustrated Money Policy”
Alexander Zentefis (Finance)
2017
Douglas Diamond (Co-chair), Stavros Panageas (Co-chair; Anderson School of Management, UCLA), John Cochrane (Hoover Institution, Stanford University), and Pietro Veronesi
“Does the Threat of Whistleblowing Prevent Accounting Fraud?”
Heemin Lee (Accounting)
2017
Philip Berger (Chair), Hans Christensen (in absentia), Mike Minnis, and Abbie Smith
“Immediate Rewards and Intrinsic Motivation”
Kaitlin Woolley (Behavioral Science)
2017
Ayelet Fishbach (Chair), Ann McGill, Jane Risen, and Oleg Urminsky
“Debt in Tiered-Production Networks”
Ben Charoenwong (Finance)
2017
Gregor Matvos (Co-chair), Amit Seru (Co-chair; Stanford Graduate School of Business), Zhiguo He, and Bryan Kelly
“The Role of External Debt in Monetary Policy Transmission and the Carry Trade Anomaly”
Ursula Wiriadinata (Finance)
2017
Lubos Pastor (Co-chair), Fernando Alvarez (Co-chair; University of Chicago Department of Economics), Tarek Hassan, Brent Neiman, and Michael Weber
“Demand for Online News under Government Control”
Andrey Simonov (Quantitative Marketing)
2017
Pradeep Chintagunta (Co-chair), Jean-Pierre Dubé (Co-chair), Günter Hitsch, and Matthew Gentzkow (Stanford University Department of Economics)
“Financial Reporting and the Market Risk Premium”
Brett Lombardi (Accounting)
2017
Douglas Skinner (Chair), Ray Ball, Bryan Kelly, and Valeri Nikolaev
“The Effect of Contraceptive Advertising and Sexual Education on Condom Sales”
Yün-ke Chin-Lee (Quantitative Marketing)
2017
Pradeep Chintagunta (Chair), Anita Rao, Bradley Shapiro, and Oleg Urminsky
“Share Repurchases: Market Timing and Abnormal Returns”
Matthew Gunn (Finance)
2017
Bryan Kelly (Chair), Samuel Hartzmark, Kelly Shue, and Pietro Veronesi
“International Monetary Policy Transmission with Foreign Currency Pricing”
Weiting (Tony) Zhang (Joint Program in Financial Economics)
2017 Tarek Hassan (Chair), Brent Neiman, Pietro Veronesi, and Lars Hansen (University of Chicago Department of Economics)