PhD in Economics, Finance and Management


Filippo Ippolito


Placement Officer 2019-20

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.

The Department of Economics and Business congratulates its 2019 PhD class for their success this year in the job market. Having demonstrated extraordinary talent and enthusiasm in their field, the candidates are all well prepared for rigorous hiring and selection processes.


Costa-Ramón, Ana  
Job Market Paper: The Career Costs of Children's Health Shocks
Research Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, Labor Economics and Gender Economics.
Advisors: Prof. Libertad González and Prof. Guillem López-Casasnovas
Evans, Christopher  
Job Market Paper: Heterogeneous Households and the Transmission of Monetary Policy
Research Fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics and Heterogeneous Agents
Advisors: Prof. Jordi Galí and Prof. Davide Debortoli
Ge, Erqi  
Job Market Paper: Social Network, Career Incentives and Interregional Trade
Research Fields: Applied Microeconomics. Political Economy. Development Economics
Advisor: Prof. Maria Petrova
Giarda, Mario  
Job Market Paper: The Labor Earnings Gap and Monetary Policy
Research Fields: Macroeconomics, Business Cycles. Macroeconomics with Heterogeneity. Economic Growth
Advisors: Prof. Jordi Galí and Prof. Davide Debortoli
Hafner, Flavio  
Job Market Paper: Labor Market Competition, Wages and Worker Mobility
Research Fields: Labor Economics. Urban Economics. Applied Microeconomics
Advisor: Prof. Ruben Enikolopov
Höynck, Christian  
Job Market Paper: Production Networks, Structural Transformation and the Flattening of the Phillips Curve
Research Fields: Macroeconomics. Monetary Economics. Applied Econometrics
Advisor: Prof. Jordi Galí and Prof. Barbara Rossi
Liaudinskas, Karolis  
Job Market Paper: Loss of a Lending Relationship: Pain or Relief?
Research Fields: Corporate Finance. Banking. Financial Markets.
Advisor: Prof. José Luis Peydró
Manea, Cristina  
Job Market Paper: Collateral-Constrained Firms and Monetary Policy
Research Fields: Monetary Economics. Macroeconomics
Advisors: Prof. Jordi Galí and Prof. Alberto Martin
Rodríguez-González, Ana  
Job Market Paper: The impact of the Female Advantage in Education on the Marriage Market
Research Fields: Applied Microeconomics. Health, Family and Gender Economics
Advisor: Prof. Libertad González
Tikhonenko, Dmitrii  
Job Market Paper: Managing Algoritm-Assisted Drivers
Research Fields: Transportation Science. Operations Research. Game Theory. Optimization. Machine Learning
Advisors: Prof. Kalyan Talluri and Prof. Mihalis Markakis
Wang, Xinghua  
Job Market Paper: Bridging the Gap Between the Lab and the Field: Dictator Games and Donations
Research Fields: Experimental Economics. Behavioral Economics. Management.
Advisor: Prof. Daniel Navarro
Wang, Yiru  
Job Market Paper: Detecting Density Forecast Breakdowns
Research Fields: Econometrics. Time Series Econometrics. Forecasting. Empirical Macroeconomics.
Advisor: Prof. Barbara Rossi
Yamamoto, Shohei  
Job Market Paper: The Endowment Effect in the Future: How Time Shapes Buying and Selling Prices
Research Fields: Behavioral Economics. Judgement and Decision Making. Experimental Economics
Advisors: Prof. Daniel Navarro