PhD in Economics, Finance and Management

After completing their degrees, alumni pursue diverse careers all over the world. Alumni have obtained select positions in industries such as banking and financial institutions, international organisations, consultancies, research institutions, and the public sector. See our list of alumni.

A growing, global network of talented professionals and academics, our recently graduated PhD alumni benefit from the high-quality education and prestige of the GPEFM programme.

Having demonstrated extraordinary talent and enthusiasm in their field, the candidates are all well prepared for rigorous hiring and selection processes.


Placement Officer: Prof. Libertad González

Baertsch, Laurenz

Job Market Paper:

Reducing the Child Penalty by Incentivizing Part-Time Work? Evidence from a Paid Parental Leave Reform in Germany


Research Fields: Education, Labor, Gender, Development and Public Policies
Advisor: Prof. Caterina Calsamiglia

Flores, Jairo

Job Market Paper:

Local Polynomial Estimation of Time-Varying Parameters in GMM


Research Fields: Primary: Time Series Econometrics and Non Parametric Econometrics
Secondary: Applied Macroeconomics and International Economics
Advisor: Prof. Geert Mesters


Gavan, Malachy

Job Market Paper:

Negotiated Binding Agreements


Research Fields:

Primary: Game Theory and Mechanism Design.
Secondary: Negotiation, Agreements, Robust Implementation 

Advisor: Prof. Antonio Penta

Ilango, Akhil

Job Market Paper:

Sponsored Search: Theory and Evidence on How Platforms Exacerbate Product Market Concentration


Research Fields: Industrial Organisation, Digital Economy and Market Power
Advisors: Prof. Sandro Shelegia and Prof. Rosa Ferrer

Llorens-Terrazas, Jordi

Job Market Paper:

An Oracle Inequality for Multivariate Dynamic Quantile Forecasting


Research Fields:

Time Series Forecasting, Financial Econometrics, Machine Learning, and Empirical Finance

Advisor: Prof. Christian Brownlees

Mantovani, Cristiano

Job Market Paper:

Hours-Biased Technological Change


Research Fields: Macroeconomics, Labor and Economic Geography
Advisors: Prof. Edouard Schaal, Prof. Isaac Baley and Prof. Jan Eeckhout

Martín Vilató, Zoel

Job Market Paper:

The Effect of Party Polarization on Environmental Policy. Evidence from Textual Data

Research Fields:

Primary: Macroeconomics and Environmental Economics
Secondary: Textual Analysis and Political Economy

Advisors: Prof. Edouard Schaal and Prof. Victoria Vanasco

Morazzoni, Marta

Job Market Paper:

Student Debt and Entrepreneurship in the US


Research Fields: Macroeconomics, Entrepreneurship, Firm Dynamics and Labor Markets.
Advisors:  Prof. Isaac Baley and Prof. Edouard Schaal

Ohanyan, Narek

Job Market Paper:

Optimal Monetary Policy with Financial Dollarization


Research Fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics and Time-Series Econometrics.
Advisors: Prof. Vladimir Asriyan and Prof. Edouard Schaal

Ptashkina, Maria

Job Market Paper:

Revisiting the Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements


Research Fields: International Economics, International Trade and Trade Policy.
Advisors: Prof. Jaume Ventura and Prof. Manuel Garcia-Santana

Puig, David

Job Market Paper:

Taste for Variety: An Intertemporal Choice Model.


Research Fields: Primary: Decision Theory, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics and Industrial Organization.
Secondary: Environmental Economics, Applied Econometrics and Applied Theory.
Advisors: Prof. Jose Apesteguia and Prof. Larbi Alaoui

Smirnov, Danila

Job Market Paper:

Optimal Monetary Policy in HANK


Research Fields: Macroeconomic Policy, Heterogeneous Agents Models and Optimal Policy
Advisor: Prof. Davide Debortoli