Current Job Market Candidates

Placement Director: Prof. John Rust

Placement Administrator: Julius J. Shapiro

Welcome to the Placement website of the Department of Economics. I am pleased to provide information describing the Georgetown University Department of Economics Ph.D. candidates who are on the job market this year. Each candidate’s website includes a CV, research description, and links to papers. All will be attending the ASSA virtual meeting in January 2022 and will be available for interviews. Some of the candidates will attend the virtual EEA meeting. I am happy to provide any additional information.

John Rust, Placement Director


Job Market Paper: “Do Credit Constraints Explain the Energy Efficiency Gap? Evidence From the U.S. New Vehicle Market

Fields: Primary: Environmental Economics
Secondary: Applied Microeconomics

References: Arik Levinson (Main Advisor), John Rust, Benjamin Leard (University of Tennessee)

Job Market Paper: “Preference Regression

Fields: Primary: Microeconomic Theory
Secondary: Econometrics, Industrial Organization

References: Christopher P. Chambers (Main Advisor), Roger Lagunoff, Nathan Miller, Andrea Wilson (Princeton)

Job Market Paper: “Unemployment Risk in a Lifecycle Earnings Model

Fields: Primary: Macroeconomics, Computational Economics,
Secondary: Economics of Education and Income Inequality

References: James Albrecht, Susan Vroman

Job Market Paper: “Robot Adoption, Organizational Capital, and the Productivity Paradox

Fields: Primary: Macroeconomics, Labor Economics
Secondary: International Trade, Industrial Organization

References: Toshi Mukoyama (main advisor), Adriana Kugler, and John Rust

Job Market Paper: “Paid Work for Women and Domestic Violence: Evidence from the Rwandan Coffee Mills

Fields: Primary: Development Economics
Secondary: Labor Economics 

References: Garance Genicot (Main Advisor), Laurent Bouton, Mary Ann Bronson, Martin Ravallion

Job Market Paper: “The Gender Gap across the Wage Distribution in Chile: An Application of Copula-based Methods

Fields: Primary: Labor Economics
Secondary: Gender Economics, Applied Econometrics

References: James Albrecht, Susan Vroman, Anna Maria Mayda

Daniel Valderrama

Job Market Paper: “Fiscal Windfalls and Missing Jobs: Evidence from close elections in Mexico

Fields: Primary: Development Economics, Political Economy and Applied Economics
Secondary: Labor Economics

References: Laurent Bouton (Co-Main advisor), Garance Genicot, Toshihiko Mukoyama, Martin Ravallion (Co-Main advisor)

Job Market Paper: “Monetary Policy, Firm Heterogeneity, and Housing Prices”

Fields: Primary: Macroeconomics
Secondary: Finance

References:  Toshi Mukoyama (Main Advisor), Behzad Diba, Matthew Canzoneri

Previous Job Market Candidates