UMass Economics Job Candidates, 2020 - 2021

Job Market Candidates -- See the bottom of this page for information, screenshots, and templates.

 

Selin Secil Akin

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Three Essays on Gender-Specific Employment Outcomes of Macroeconomic Policies | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Macroeconomics, Feminist Economics, Political Economy

References: James Heintz*, Nancy Folbre, Michelle Budig

 

Amal Ahmad

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Three Essays on Learning and Conflict Applied to Developing Countries

Fields of Concentration:  Behavioral Economics, Microeconomics, Development

References: James Heintz*, Daniele Girardi, Arslan Razmi

 

Devika Dutt

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  The Political Economy of the Costs of Foreign Exchange Intervention | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Macroeconomics, Finance, Expectations in Financial Markets, Development Finance, Sovereign Debt, Capital Flows

References: Gerald Epstein*, Lee Badgett, Kevin Gallagher, Peter Skott**

 

Camilo Gallego Arias

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Creation of Economic Growth and Competition through Green Industrial Policies | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Green Growth, Political Economy of the Environment, Industrial Organization

References: Robert Pollin*, James K. Boyce, Peter Skott

 

Manuel Garcia

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Residential Segregation, Public Care, and Women's Work in Santiago de Chile | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Political Economy, Development, and Feminist Economics

References: Lee Badgett*, Ina Ganguli, Joya Misra

 

Baris Guven

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Three Essays on Technological Change, the State, and Employment in the Post-War U.S. Economy | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Political Economy, Macroeconomics, Development Economics

References:  David Kotz*, Robert Pollin, Vamsi Vakulabharanam

 

Tyler Hansen

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Three Essays on the Political Economy of Global Inaction on Climate Change | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Environmental and Ecological Economics, Political Economy, Macroeconomics

References: Robert Pollin*, Michael Ash, James K. Boyce, Kevin L. Young

 

Eric Hoyt

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Constraining Labor’s “Double Freedom”: Revisiting the Impact of Wrongful Discharge Laws on Labor Markets, 1979-2014 | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Labor Economics, Law and Economics, Economic History, Environmental Economics

References: Fidan Ana Kurtulus*, Gerald Friedman, Mary E. Davis, Eve Weinbaum

 

Se Ho Kwak

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Individual Decision Making Under Uncertainty in Historical Time:  Reformalization of Shackle-Katzner Decision Theory | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Decision Theory, Methodology of Economics, General Equilibrium Theory, Sraffian Economics

References: Donald Katzner*, Naoki Yoshihara, David M. Kotz, Peter Skott**

 

Karmen Naidoo

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Three Essays on Structural Change and Labor Market Adjustment in Developing Countries | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Development Economics, Labor Economics, Microeconomics

References: Leonce Ndikumana*, Ina Ganguli, James Heintz, Jane Fountain

 

Narayani (Nara) Sritharan

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Peace Consolidation and Ethnic Reconciliation in Postwar Sri Lanka | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Development Economics, Microeconomics, Econometrics, Political Economy

References: Leonce Ndikumana*, Omar Dahi, Ina Ganguli, Peter Skott**, Mwangi wa Githinji

 

Jennifer Withrow

Email | CV

Dissertation Title:  Three Essays on Labor and Marriage Markets: Farm Crisis and Rural-to-Urban Migration in the United States, 1920-1940 | Abstract

Fields of Concentration:  Economic History, Labor and Demographic Economics, Feminist Economics, Microeconomics

References: Carol Heim*, Ina Ganguli, Laura Lovett, Carole Biewener**

_____________________________________________

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



 

Information for Job Market Candidates

Notes on Job Market Dossier Services and Recommendation Letters

Sample AEA/JOE screens, faculty view, uploading letters

Sample AEA/JOE screens, faculty view, adding candidates

Sample EconJobMarket screens (EJM blog)

Sample Academic Jobs Online, FAQ, sample screens

Sample Interfolio screens, letter request

Sample institutional reference request

CV TemplateSample CV (MS Word)Sample CV (pdf)