Lawrence Jin, Sherry Zhang, Alexander Willen, Barton Williage, Corbin Miller Professional Photos

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: Michael Lovenheim
Further details will be added as they become available.

Lawrence Jin

ljj9@cornell.edu
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Committee members:
Don Kenkel (Chair)
Daniel Benjamin
Tatiana Homonoff

Fields of Interest: Behavioral Economics, Health Economics
Job market paper: Are Decision-Makers Influenced by Streaks? Evidence from Sports and Medicine

Corbin Leonard Miller

clm297@cornell.edu
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Committee members:
Mike Lovenheim (Chair)
Don Kenkel
Maria Fitzpatrick

Fields of Interest: Public Economics, Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Health Economics
Job market paper: The Effect of Education Spending on Student Achievement: Evidence from Property Values and School Finance Rules

Barton Willage

bjw94@cornell.edu
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Committee members:
John Cawley (Chair)
Michael Lovenheim
Donald Kenkel

Fields of Interest: Health Economics, Public Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Job market paper: Ex Ante Moral Hazard in Health Insurance: Lessons from the ACA and Risky Sex

Alexander Willén

alw285@cornell.edu
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Committee members:
Michael Lovenheim (Chair)
Maria Fitzpatrick
Jordan Matsudaira
Anders Böhlmark

Fields of Interest: : Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Public Economics
Job market paper: From a Fixed National Pay Scale to Individual Wage Bargaining: The Labor Market Effects of Wage Decentralization

Xing (Sherry) Zhang

xz292@cornell.edu
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Committee members:
Sharon Sassler (Chair)
Kelly Musick
Daniel Lichter
 

Fields of Interest: : Family Demography, Race and Ethnicity, Relationship and Union Formation, Life Course, Transition to Adulthood
Job market paper: School Connectedness, Parents, and Depressive Symptoms over the Life Course