UMass Economics Job Candidates, 2017 - 2018

Peter Bent

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Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Governments and Financial Crises in Developing Economies, 1870-1913 | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Economic History, Economic Development, Political Economy

References: Carol Heim*, Gerald Epstein, Rui Esteves, Kevin Young


Serkan Demirkilic

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Dissertation Title: Liability Dollarization, Currency Mismatch, and Firm Performance in Turkish Non-Financial Sectors | Abstract

Fields of Concentration: International Finance, Macroecconomics, Development Economics, Time Series Econometrics

References: Gerald Epstein*, Arslan Razmi, Adam D. Honig


Kartik Misra

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Dissertation Title:  Three Essays on the Role of Institutions in Indian Agriculture | Abstract

Fields of Concentration: Development Economics, Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics and Political Economy

References: Deepankar Basu*, Michael Ash, James Boyce, Lynnette Sievert


Mark Paul

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Dissertation Title:  Three Essays on Sustainability | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Inequality, Environmental Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Political Economy

References:  William Darity Jr., James K. Boyce*, Michael Ash, Nancy Folbre


Pratistha Joshi Rajkarnikar

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Dissertation Title: The Impacts of Foreign Labor Migration of Men on Women’s Empowerment in Nepal | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Gender and Development, Economic Development, Microeconomic Theory, Macroeconomic Theory

References: James K. Boyce*, Priyanka Srivastava, Smita Ramnarain, James Heintz



* Dissertation Chair/Co-Chair   ** Additional Teaching Fields