Job Market Candidates

Cassandra Benson
Benson CV

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Committee members:
Maria Fitzpatrick (Chair)
Zhuan Pei
Ronald Ehrenberg

Fields of Interest:Public economics, economics of education, labor economics
Job market paper: Is Special Education a Pathway to Supplemental Security Income for Children?
Accepted Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, U.S. Air Force Academy

Bridget Brew
Brew CV

Bridget Brew

Committee members:
Laura Tach (Chair)
Christopher Wildeman
Anna Haskins
Kendra Bischoff

Fields of Interest: Social stratification, consequences of mass incarceration, race and ethnicity in the U.S., family demography.
Job market paper: Control During Confinement: Discipline and Care as Sources of Inequality in Penal Institutions
Accepted Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Mary Washington

Marisa Carlos
Carlos CV

Marisa Carlos

Committee members:
Sean Nicholson (Chair)
Colleen Carey
Samuel Kleiner

Fields of Interest: Supply-side health economics; specifically health insurance, safety-net providers, hospitals, and pharmaceutical marketing
Job market paper: The Effects of Prescription Drug Coupons on Generic Drug Use, Adherence, and Competition: Evidence from Three Drug Classes
Accepted Position: Associate, Analysis Group

James Elwell
Elwell CV

Ph.D. Candidate photo of James Elwell

Committee members:
Sean Nicholson (Chair)
Mike Lovenheim
Samuel Kleiner

Fields of Interest: Public Finance, Labor Economics, Health Economics
Job market paper: The Effects of Expansions of Children’s Medicaid Eligibility on Program Participation and Labor Supply
Accepted Position: Staff Economist, Joint Committee on Taxation

Ph.D. Training in Economics at Cornell University
At Cornell University economists are trained in many departments, schools and colleges, and as a part of multiple graduate fields. Ph.D. job candidates with training in economics can also be found on the following web sites: Field of Economics, and Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

Placement Coordinator and Director of Graduate Studies: John Cawley 
Further details will be added as they become available.