2020-2021 Job Market Candidates

Job Market Paper: “Courting Legal Change: Dynamics of Voting on the US Supreme Court

Fields: Primary: Political Economy, Applied Microeconomics
Secondary: Law and Economics, Structural Econometrics

References: Laurent Bouton, Garance Genicot, John Rust, and Neel Sukhatme (GU Law Center)


Job Market Paper: “Does Increasing Block Pricing Decrease Energy Use? Evidence from the Residential Electricity Market

Fields: Primary: Environmental Economics, Public Economics
Secondary: Applied Econometrics

References: Arik Levinson, Susan Vroman, Margaret Walls 


Job Market Paper: “Faster Shipping or Cheaper Price? Gender Differences in Online Shopping

Fields: Primary: Applied Microeconomics
Secondary: Industrial Organization, Sports Economics

References: John Rust (Main Advisor), James Angel, Shiliang Cui, Ian Gale


Maria Hernandez de Benito

mh1543@georgetown.edu
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Job Market Paper: “The Effect of Violent Crime on Intrahousehold Resource Allocation and Bargaining Power

Fields: Primary: Applied Microeconomics, Development Economics
Secondary: Household Economics, Gender, Crime 

References: Garance Genicot, Martin Ravallion, Andrew Zeitlin


Job Market Paper: “Home Production Marketization, Routinization and Job Polarization.”

Fields: Primary: Applied Microeconomics
Secondary: Development Economics

References: James Albrecht, Susan Vroman


Job Market Paper: “Fiscal Stimulus, Credit Frictions and the Amplification Effects of Small Firms

Fields: Primary: Macroeconomics
Secondary: Fiscal Policy, International Economics, Public Economics

References: Mark Huggett (Main Advisor), Dan Cao, Toshihiko Mukoyama and Guillermo Vuletin


Job Market Paper: “Polling Place Location and the Costs of Voting

Fields: Primary: Development Economics and Political Economy

References: Laurent Bouton, Garance Genicot, Martin Ravallion


Umberto Muratori

um22@georgetown.edu
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Job Market Paper: “Knowledge Diffusion, Markups, and Cohorts of Firms

Fields: Primary: Macroeconomics
Secondary: Innovation, Economic Growth, Firm Dynamics, Labor Economics

References: Toshihiko Mukoyama (Main Advisor), Adriana Kugler, Dan Cao


Jacquelyn Pavilon

jnp43@georgetown.edu
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Job Market Paper: “Why Protection is Important: the Impact of Uncertainty on Refugee Integration

Fields: Primary: International Migration, Labor Economics
Secondary: Political Economy

References: Anna Maria Mayda, Rodney Ludema, Sharat Ganapati


Job Market Paper: “Mass Immigration and the Response of Native Workers: Evidence from Austria

Fields: Primary: International Migration, Labor Economics
Secondary: Applied Microeconomics, Spatial Economics, International Economics

References: Anna Maria Mayda, Ferdinando Monte, Caglar Ozden


Nikoloz Pkhakadze

np456@georgetown.edu
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Job Market Paper: “Polarizing Cheap Talk

Fields: Primary: Microeconomic Theory
Secondary: Industrial Organization

References: Axel Anderson, Luca Anderlini, Roger Lagunoff


Job Market Paper: “The Impact of Different Foreclosure Laws on Mortgage Foreclosure

Fields: Primary: Financial Economics
Secondary: Household Finance, Banking

References: John Rust (Primary Advisor), Christopher M. James, Toshihiko Mukoyama