Past PhD Students

1. Alper Arslan: Ph.D., 2018, Vanderbilt University; Dissertation: “Essays in College Admissions and College Major Choice”; First Placement: Weatherall Postdoc Scholar, Queens University.

2. Ying (Martin) Zheng: Ph.D., 2018, Vanderbilt University; Dissertation: “Essays on the Structural Analysis of Auctions”; First Placement: Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Remin University of China.

3. Brantly Callaway: Ph.D., 2016, Vanderbilt University; Dissertation: “Essays on Distributional Treatment Effects with Panel Data”; First Placement: Assistant Professor, Temple University.

4. Carlos Manzanares (Co-Chair): Ph.D., 2016, Vanderbilt University; Dissertation: “Essays on the Analysis of High Dimensional Dynamic Games and Data Combination”; First Placement: Economist, Amazon.

5. Li (Lily) Zhao: Ph.D., 2016, Vanderbilt University; Dissertation: “Essays on the Econometrics of Discrete Games of Complete Information”; First Placement: Econometrician, IMF; Current Position: Assistant Professor, Antai School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

6. Matt Gentry: Ph.D., 2012, Vanderbilt University; Dissertation: “Essays on the Structural Analysis of Selection and Search”; First Placement: Lecturer (= Assistant Professor in the US), London School of Economics.

7. Bingyu Zhang: Ph.D., 2009, Vanderbilt University; Dissertation: “Affiliation and Entry in First-Price Auctions”; First Placement: Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore.

8. Robert Hammond: Ph.D., 2008, Vanderbilt University; Dissertation: “Seller Pricing Behavior in Auction and Posted-Price Markets”; First Placement: Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University; Current Position: (Tenured) Associate Professor, North Carolina State University.

9. Han Zeng (Co-Chair): Ph.D., 2007, Indiana University; Dissertation: “Three Essays on Consumer Choice Behavior in Health Insurance Market” ; First Placement: Deloitte.

10. Lu Ji: Ph.D., 2006, Vanderbilt University; Dissertation: “Three Essays on Multi-Round Procurement Auctions”; First Placement: Econometrician, International Monetary Fund.

11. Chiang-Ming Chen: Ph.D., 2005, Indiana University; Dissertation: “Examining the Simultaneous Relationship and Uncertain Demand Effect for Charitable Contributions”; First Placement: Assistant Professor, National Chi-Nan University (Taiwan); Current Position: Professor and Department Chair, National Chi-Nan University.

12. Xiaoyong Zheng: Ph.D., 2005, Indiana University; Dissertation: “Procurement Auctions with Entry and Uncertain Number of Actual Bidders: Theory, Structural Inference, and an Application”; First Placement: Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University; Current Position: Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, North Carolina State University.

13. Jiequn Guo (Co-Chair): Ph.D., 2001, Indiana University; Dissertation: “Essays on Measurement Errors in Nonlinear Count Regression Models”; First Placement: Corning.