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.

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Accounting

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Matthias Breuer "How Does Financial Reporting Regulation Affect Market-Wide Resource Allocation?" Christian Leuz Financial Reporting; Disclosure and Auditing Regulation; Earnings Properties; Resource Allocation under Uncertainty

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Rachel Geoffroy "Electronic Proxy Statement Dissemination and Shareholder Monitoring" Philip Berger Computational Linguistics; Corporate Governance; and Regulation/Standard Setting Email
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Oleg Kiriukhin "Accruals Quality and Firm Value" Valeri Nikolaev Accounting quality; Revenue quality; Capital market effects of accounting information; Structural estimation; Revealed preference estimation Email
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Econometrics and Statistics

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
David Wood "Essays on Smooth Statistics" Ruey Tsay Financial Time Series and Econometric Theories; Machine Learning, Data Mining, and System Integration; Entrepreneurship, Digital Currency, and Financial Innovations Email
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Economics

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Nick Tsivanidis "The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Urban Transit Networks: Evidence from Bogotá’s TransMilenio" Chang-Tai Hsieh Urban Economics; Development Economics; Economic Geography; Applied Macroeconomics  Email
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Finance

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Andreas Bodmeier "Earnings Call Textual Information and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns"  Samuel Hartzmark  Empirical Asset Pricing; Investment Management; Computational Linguistics
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Matthew Gunn "Share Repurchases: Market Timing and Abnormal Returns" Bryan Kelly 

Empirical Asset Pricing; Corporate Finance; Corporate Payout Policy

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László Jakab

"Decreasing Returns to Competitor Scale"

Lubos Pastor Mutual Funds; Portfolio Management; Empirical Asset Pricing Email
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Ursula Wiriadinata "External Debt, Currency Risk, and International Monetary Policy Transmission" Fernando Alvarez and Lubos Pastor International Finance; Monetary Economics; Asset Pricing Email
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Joint Program in Financial Economics

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Adam Jorring "The Cost of Financial Mistakes: Evidence from U.S. Homeowners" Amir Sufi and Amit Seru Household Finance Email
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Yinan Su "Interbank Runs: A Network Model of Systemic Liquidity Crunches" Lars Hansen and Zhiguo He Banking; Networks; Empirical Asset Pricing; Financial Econometrics  Email
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Tony Zhang "Monetary Policy Spillovers Through Invoicing Currencies" Tarek A. Hassan International Finance; Macroeconomics; Asset Pricing Email
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Joint Program in Psychology and Business

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Jessica Bregant “The Intuitive Jurisprudence of Social Transgressions and Punishment”  Eugene Caruso and Alex Shaw Intuitive Common Law; Law & Psychology; Punishment; Social Psychology; Developmental Methods Email
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Marketing

Student Dissertation Title Dissertation Chair(s) Research Interests Contact Info
Xiliang Lin "Disaggregate Network Effects on Two-Sided Platforms" Günter Hitsch Two-Sided Platforms and Network Efficiency; Pricing and Promotions; Consumer Behavior; Dynamic Models; Bayesian Methods Email
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Robert Sanders "Reducing Retailer Food Waste through Revenue Management" Jean-Pierre Dubé Pricing; Dynamic Decision-making; Applied Industrial Organization Email
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Franklin Shaddy "Greater than the Sum of the Parts: How Bundling Creates Value" Ayelet Fishbach Consumer Behavior, Judgment and Decision Making Email
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"Do Financial Factors Drive Aggregate Productivity? Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Establishments"