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 students in the Economics dissertation area, 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(s)
Research Interests
Contact Info
Brandon Gipper

"Assessing the Effects of Disclosing Management Compensation"

Christian Leuz Empirical Financial Accounting, Disclosure, Executive Compensation, Auditing, Auditing Regulation Email
CV
Website
Frank (Shuang) Zhou "Disclosure Dynamics and Investor Learning" Douglas Skinner Voluntary Disclosure, Investor Learning, Municipal Securities, Auditing Email
CV
Website

Economics

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Kareem Haggag "Attribution Bias in Economic Decision Making" Devin Pope & John List (Department of Economics, University of Chicago) Behavioral Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Labor and Health Economics Email
CV
Website
Nathan Petek "The Marginal Benefit of Inpatient Hospital Treatment: Evidence from Hospital Entries and Exits" Matthew Gentzkow (Department of Economics, Stanford University) Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics Email
CV
Website

Finance

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Chenfei Lu "Servicer Distress and Mortgage Renegotiation"
Amit Seru & Amir Sufi Corporate Finance, Household Finance Email
CV
Website
John Nash "Liquidity Sharing and Financial Contagion"
Douglas Diamond Corporate Finance, Banking Email
CV
Website
Xiao Qiao  "Conditional Market Exposures of the Value Premium"
Tobias Moskowitz & Lubos Pastor Asset Pricing, Financial Econometrics, Investments, Return Predictability Email
CV
Website

Management Science/Operations Management

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Jing Wu "Firm Performance and Risk in Supply Chain Network" John R. Birge Supply Chain, OM-Finance Interface, Economic Networks, Empirical Operations, Asset Pricing Email
CV
Website
 

Marketing

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Indranil Goswami

"The Nature And Extent Of Post-Reward Crowding-Out: The ‘Effort-Balancing' Account"

Oleg Urminsky Consumer Behavior, Judgment and Decision Making Email
CV
Website
Adelle (Xue) Yang "A New Look at Gift Giving"
Oleg Urminsky
Consumer Behavior, Consumer Psychology
Email
CV
Website