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Job Market Candidates, 2015-2016

Bibek Adhikari

Bibek Adhikari


Ph.D. Candidate, May 2016

Adviser: James Alm


Research interests: public economics, development economics, and applied econometrics

badhikar@tulane.edu

Website

Vitae

Job Market Paper: "When Does Introducing a Value-Added Tax Increase Economic Efficiency? Evidence from Synthetic Control Methods"

Whitney Ruble

Whitney Ruble


Ph.D. Candidate, May 2016

Adviser: Doug Harris


Research interests: economics of education, public economics, development economics

wruble@tulane.edu

Website

Vitae

Job Market Paper: "The Effect of Contracting Out Low Performing Schools on Student Performance"

Yang Wang

Yang Wang


Ph.D. candidate, May 2016

Adviser: Nora Lustig


Research interests: poverty and inequality, labor economics, development economics

ywang18@tulane.edu

Website

Vitae

Job Market Paper: "Education Expansion and Decline in Tertiary Premium in Brazil"

 

 

Graduate students          

Rodrigo Balcazar

Rodrigo Aranda Balcazar


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.S. Economics, Universidad Iberoamericana


Research interests: poverty and inequality; health and human capital

raranda@tulane.edu

John Barrow

John Barrow


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.A. Duke University


Research interests: public policy, urban economics

jbarrow@tulane.edu

Sanjukta Basu

Sanjukta Basu


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

M.A. Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics


Research interests: experimental economics, public choice theory and microeconomics

sbasu@tulane.edu

Koray Caglayan

Koray Caglayan


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

M.A. Economics, Tulane University


Research interests: economics of education, development economics, poverty trap, physiology of poverty

kcaglaya@tulane.edu

Enrique de la Rosa Ramos

Enrique de la Rosa Ramos


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.S. Economics, Universidad de las Americas Puebla


Research interests: Poverty and inequality, wealth, income and redistribution

edelaros@tulane.edu

Grant Driessen

Grant Driessen


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.A. Economics, College of William and Mary


Research interests: public finance, public policy, taxation and income distribution

gdriesse@tulane.edu

Ali Enami

Ali Enami


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

M.A. Economics, University of Akron


Research interests: Health and human capital

aenami@tulane.edu

 

Website

Jacqueline Fiore

Jacqueline Fiore


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.A. Communication/Business Admin, University of Delaware
M.S. Epidemiology, George Washington University

 

Research interests: health economics, development economics, public policy

jfiore@tulane.edu

Stephanie Fortune-Taylor

Stephanie Fortune-Taylor


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.A. Anthropology, Stanford University

M.Ed., University of California-Riverside


Research interests: labor economics

sfortune@tulane.edu

Sean Higgins

Sean Higgins


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.S. Economics, Tulane University


Research interests: financial inclusion, public policy, poverty, inequality

shiggins@tulane.edu

 

Vitae

Siobhan Innes-Gawn

Siobhan Innes-Gawn


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.S. Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Arizona; J.D. Duke University School of Law



Research interests: Healthcare policy, patent policy & FDA regulation, law & economics

sinnesga@tulane.edu

Dmitry Kurochkin

Dmitry Kurochkin


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

M.S. Mathematics, Tulane University
M.S. Chemistry, Tulane University
M.S. Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University
B.S. Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Research interests: environmental economics, renewable energy integration

dkurochk@tulane.edu

Mengde Liu

Mengde Liu


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.A. Beloit College


Research interests: public finance, health economics

mliu9@tulane.edu

Siyu Quan

Siyu Quan


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.S. Psychology, Complutense University of Madrid


Research interests: Health economics, public policy

squan@tulane.edu

Daniela Rivero Bryant

Daniela Rivero Bryant


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Universidad Católica Boliviana-San Pablo


Research interests: disaster economics, resilience, public policy, urban economics

irivero@tulane.edu

Michael Spanbauer

Michael Spanbauer


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.A. Economics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee


Research interests: environmental and energy economics

mspanbau@tulane.edu


Dan Teles

Dan Teles


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.S. Economics, George Washington University


Research interests: public economics, public policy, inequality and poverty

dteles@tulane.edu

Brigham Walker

Brigham Walker


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

M.Sc. Finance, University of London

A.L.M. Management, Harvard University
B.A. Molecular Biology, Princeton University


Research interests: health systems, human capital, development economics, fiscal policy, behavioral economics

bwalker6@tulane.edu

Rui Wang

Rui Wang


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.A. Law, Hainan University, Haikou, China

M.A. Law, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China

M.S. Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Connecticut


Research interests: environmental and resource economics; law and economics; health economics

rwang4@tulane.edu

Yang Wang

Yang Wang


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.A. Finance, Nankai University

B.A. Economics, Westminster College

M.S. Statistical and Economic Modeling, Duke University


Research interests: health economics, public finance, applied econometrics

ywang48@tulane.edu

Ziqi Xie

Ziqi Xie


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

M.A. Northeastern University


Research interests: public finance, taxation, health economics

zxie@tulane.edu

Lu Yao

Lu Yao


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

B.A. University of Cincinnati


Research interests: econometrics, taxation

lyao2@tulane.edu

Rujun Zhao

Rujun Zhao


Graduate student, Ph.D. program

M.A. Northeastern University


Research interests: public policy, urban economics

rzhao@tulane.edu

     

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