Career Resources

PhD Job Candidates

We are pleased to present our current job market candidates. As a group, they have much experience in presenting and publishing their research and in teaching. Please feel free to review each candidate's personal webpage by clicking on the student's name. You may contact the candidates directly via email, or contact the Graduate Economics Program Director Xiaoyong Zheng for more information about the candidates.


Serkan Aglasan

Fields: Agricultural Economics, Environmental Economics, Applied Econometrics

Dissertation Committee Chair: Dr. Barry Goodwin


Wenhao Cui

Fields: Financial Econometrics; Time Series Econometrics; Econometrics

Dissertation Committee Chair: Dr. Denis Pelletier


Daemyung Lee

Fields: Health Economics; Labor Economics; Public Policy; Applied Econometrics

Dissertation Committee Co-Chairs: Dr. Xiaoyong Zheng and Dr. Kathryn Boys


Huachen Li

Fields: Macroeconomics; Applied Time Series (Macroeconometrics)

Dissertation Committee Chair: Dr. James Nason 


Alexandra Naumenko

Fields: Marine/Coastal Economics; Applied Environmental Economics; Land Use Economics 

Dissertation Committee Chair: Dr. Roger von Haefen 


Kelly Nelson

Fields: Industrial Organization; Environmental and Energy Economics; Economics of Science and Technology

Dissertation Committee Chair: Dr. Zachary Brown  


Jin Qin

Fields: International Trade; Environmental Economics

Dissertation Committee Co-Chairs: Dr. Ivan Kandilov and Dr. Roger von Haefen   


Tiezheng Song

Fields: Macroeconomics; Monetary Economics; Time Series Econometrics; Applied Econometrics; Bayesian Modeling

Dissertation Committee Chair: Dr. Nora Traum


Jiao Tu

Fields: International Economics; Financial Economics; Macroeconomics

Dissertation Committee Chair: Dr. Ivan Kandilov


Shuyang Wang

Fields: Agricultural Economics; Industrial Organization; Applied Microeconometrics

Dissertation Committee Co-Chairs: Dr. Tomislav Vukina and Dr. Zheng Li