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Department of Economics Job Market Candidates

To obtain additional information on any of the candidates, please contact the Economics Department at the address or phone below, or contact the candidate directly. 

Department of Economics
Purdue University

Placement Officer: Tim Cason cason@purdue.edu
(765) 494-1737
Placement Assistant: Matt Pavey mpavey@purdue.edu
(765) 494-7064

2018-2019 JOB MARKET CANDIDATES 

 
Pritha Chaudhuri 
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2019

Fields:   Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Bayesian Econometrics

Dissertation Title:  Monetary Policy and Heterogeneous Labor Markets

Thesis Committee:  Trevor Gallen (chair), Justin Tobias, Joshua Chan

Contact
Phone: (765) 479-5285
Email: pchaudhu@purdue.edu
Web Page: https://sites.google.com/view/prithachaudhuri

 
 
Andrew Compton
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date: May 2019

Fields:   Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, and Crime

Dissertation Title:  Decomposing the Societal Opportunity Costs of Property Crime

Thesis Committee:  Trevor Gallen (chair), Victoria Prowse, and Jack Barron

Contact
Phone: (503) 539-2916
Email:  acompto@purdue.edu
Web Page: https://sites.google.com/site/andrewdcompton/home
 
 
Somnath Das
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2019

Fields:   Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Antitrust Economics, Corporate Finance

Dissertation Title:  Essays on Industrial Organization

Thesis Committee:  Stephen Martin (Chair), Ralph Siebert, Joe Mazur, Mohitosh Kejriwal, Deniz Yavuz

Contact
Phone: (765) 479-5954
Email:  somnathdas@purdue.edu
Web Page: https://sites.google.com/site/somnathpurdue

 
 
Clint Harris
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2019

Fields:   Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Applied Econometrics

Dissertation Title:  Essays in Labor Economics

Thesis Committee:  Victoria Prowse (Chair), Trevor Gallen, Kevin Mumford, Miguel Sarzosa

Contact
Phone: (317) 677-6419
Email:  harri489@purdue.edu
Web Page: https://sites.google.com/site/clintharrisecon/

 
 
Stanton Hudja
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date: May 2019

Fields:   Game Theory, Political Economy, Experimental Economics and Behavioral Economics

Dissertation Title:  "Essays on Experimental Economics and Innovation"

Thesis Committee:  Timothy Cason (Co-chair), Brian Roberson (Co-chair), David Gill, Yaroslav Rosokha

Contact
Phone: (516) 673-8967
Email:  shudja@purdue.edu
Web Page: http://www.stantonhudja.com
 
 
Tingmingke Lu
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date: August 2019

Fields:   Industrial Organization and Applied Microeconomics

Dissertation Title:  Essays on the Economics of Motor Vehicle Energy Efficiency

Thesis Committee:  Stephen Martin (chair), Trevor Gallen, Joe Mazur, Justin Tobias

Contact
Phone: (330) 389-2705
Email:  lu405@purdue.edu
Web Page: https://sites.google.com/view/tingmingkelu
 
 

Benjamin Raymond

Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2019

Fields:   Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Search and Matching

Dissertation Title:  Referral-Networks in Frictional Labor Markets"

Thesis Committee:  Cathy Zhang (chair), Trevor Gallen, Victoria Prowse
Contact
Phone: (502) 693-8204
Email:  braymond@purdue.edu
Web Page: https://sites.google.com/site/benjaminwraymond/
 
 

Peter Wagner

Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2019

Fields:   Behavioral Economics, Game Theory, Experimental Economics, Computational Economics, Econometrics

Dissertation Title:  Essays in Behavioral Game Theory and Experimental Economics

Thesis Committee:  Tim Cason (co-chair), Yaroslav Rosokha (co-chair), David Gill, Cathy Zhang
Contact
Phone: (585) 233-0688
Email:  wagne134@purdue.edu
Web Page:  https://sites.google.com/view/peterwagner
 
 
Jiatong Zhong
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2019

Fields:   International Trade, Applied Microeconomics, Empirical Industrial Organization

Dissertation Title:  Reputation of Quality in International Trade: Evidence from Consumer Product Recalls

Thesis Committee:  Chong Xiang (chair), Anson Soderbery, David Hummels, Farid Farrokhi, Mohitosh Kejriwal
Contact 
Phone: (765) 421-1609
Email:  zhong60@purdue.edu
Web Page:  https://jiatongzhong.com/