PhD in Economics, Finance and Management

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.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.

The Department of Economics and Business congratulates its 2020 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-Ramon, Ana

Job Market Paper:

The Career Costs of Children's Health Shocks


Placement: University of Zurich

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


Placement: International Monetary Fund

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 in China


Placement: Sun Yat-Sen University

Research Fields: Applied Microeconomics. Political Economy. Development Economics
Advisor: Prof. Maria Petrova

Hafner, Flavio

Job Market Paper:

Labor Market Competition, Wages and Worker Mobility


Placement: Aalto University

Research Fields: Labor Economics. Urban Economics. Applied Microeconomics
Advisor: Prof. Ruben Enikolopov and Prof. Albrecht Glitz

Höynck, Christian

Job Market Paper:

Production Networks and the Flattening of the Phillips Curve


Placement: Banca d'Italia

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?


Placement: Norges Bank

Research Fields: Corporate Finance. Banking. Financial Markets.
Advisor: Prof. José Luis Peydró

Liu, Shangyu

Job Market Paper:

Misallocation Decomposition, the Case of China


Placement: Nanjing Audit University

Research Fields: Macro Finance. Growth. Monetary. Bubble. Misallocation.
Advisor: Prof. Jaume Ventura

Manea, Cristina

Job Market Paper:

Monetary Policy with Financially-Constrained and Unconstrained Firms


Placement: Deutsche Bundesbank

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


Placement: Lund University

Research Fields: Applied Microeconomics. Health, Family and Gender Economics
Advisor: Prof. Libertad González
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


Placement: Zhejiang Gongshang University

Research Fields: Experimental Economics. Behavioral Economics. Management.
Advisor: Prof. Daniel Navarro

Wang, Yiru

Job Market Paper:

Detecting Density Forecast Breakdowns


Placement: University of Pittsburgh

Research Fields: Econometrics. Time Series Econometrics. Forecasting. Empirical Macroeconomics.
Advisor: Prof. Barbara Rossi