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Job Market Candidates

Placement Directors

Professor Omer Tamuz
SS Option Representative
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (626) 395-4064
Professor John O'Doherty
SDN Option Representative
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (626) 395-5981

Placement Coordinator

Division Option Manager, HSS Undergraduate Options, and Social Science Graduate Programs
Tel: (626) 395-4206
Fax: (626) 405-9841

Below is information on the candidates who are on the job market in the current academic year. Click on a candidate's name to link to that person's profile with more detailed information. For placement history of graduates of the HSS PhD programs, please see the alumni listings page.

2022 graduates

Graduate Students

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Lindsey Gailmard
PhD Candidate in Political Science

Thesis Committee: Alexander V. Hirsch (Advisor), Marina Agranov, Jonathan N. Katz, D.R. (Rod) Kiewiet, Michael Gibilisco
Job Market Paper: Reputation and Capture: Appointments and Limits of the Administrative Presidency
Email: [email protected]

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Marcos Gallo
PhD Candidate in Social and Decision Neuroscience

Thesis Committee: Colin Camerer (Advisor), John O'Doherty, Dean Mobbs, Sera Linardi
Job Market Paper: Essays on Neuroeconomic Approaches to Public Policy
Email: [email protected]

Sumit Goel

Sumit Goel
PhD Candidate in Microeconomic Theory

Thesis Committee: Federico Echenique (Advisor), Thomas R. Palfrey III, Omer Tamuz, Kota Saito
Job Market Paper: Prizes and Effort in Contests with Private Information
Email: [email protected]

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Daniel Guth
PhD Candidate in Applied Microeconomics

Thesis Committee: Jean-Laurent Rosenthal (Advisor), R. Michael Alvarez, Matthew Shum, Benjamin Y. Xu (USC), Yi Xin
Job Market Paper: Air Pollution and School Absences in New York City
Email: [email protected]

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Jeffrey R. Zeidel
PhD Candidate in Behavioral Economics

Thesis Committee: Thomas R. Palfrey III (Advisor), Marina Agranov, Matthew Shum, Luciano Pomatto
Job Market Paper: Reference Dependence and Goal Motivation: Evidence From Online Chess
Email: [email protected]


Fedor Sandomirskiy

Fedor Sandomirskiy
Linde Institute Postdoctoral Instructor in Economics

Supervisor: Omer Tamuz
Job Market Paper: Geometry of consumer preference aggregation
Email: [email protected]