Economics

Job Market Candidates

PhD Students on the Job Market

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780-492-4407

 

Philip Akude

Phillip Akude

akude@ualberta.ca

Economic Development
Health Economics
Applied Econometrics

Dissertation:  Essays in Health and Development Economics
Job market paper:  Price Shocks and Child Health Outcomes:  The Case of Cocoa Price Boom in Ghana
Committee Members:  Prof. Beyza Ural Marchand (supervisor), Prof. Christopher McCabe, Prof. Joseph Marchand

 

Lifang Li

Lifang Li

lifang2@ualberta.ca

Financial Economics
Microeconomics
Econometrics

CV:  https://sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/lifang_li/home/cv
Website:  https://sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/lifang_li/
Dissertation: Momentum and Seasonality in Corporate Bonds
Job market paper:  Market States, Sentiment, and Momentum in the Corporate Bond Market
Committee Members:  Prof. Valentina Galvani (supervisor), Prof. Constance Smith, Prof. Malik Shukayev

 

 Max Sties

Max Sties

sties@ualberta.ca

Applied Econometric
Forecasting
Machine Learning 
Search and Matching

CV:  https://sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/econgrad/cv
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/econgrad/
Dissertation:  Forecasting Recessions in a Big Data Environment
Job market paper:  Macroeconomic Forecasting with Targeted Leading Indices
Committee Members:  Prof. Sebastian Fossati (supervisor), Prof. Dmytro Hryshko, Prof. Haifang Huang

 

 



Lifang Li

lifang@ualberta.ca

Financial Economics
Microeconomics
Econometrics