Graduate Student Advising:
Students Who Have Finished
Kun Soo Choi - 5/90. "Wages and Employment Negotiations, and Econometric
Tests of the Nash-Zeuthen and Raiffa/Kalai-Smordinsky Bargaining Models."
Seunghee Han - 8/90. "Wages, Amenities and Labor Supply Responses in the
Physician Services Market." Placement: Korean Government.
Barbara Steinberg Schone - 1/91. "The Labor Supply Effects of
Government Transfers in Cash and in Kind." Snavely Award for Best
Dissertation. Placement: Vanderbilt University, Department of Economics.
Derek Neal - 1/92.
"Inter-Industry Variation in Wages and Turnover." Placement: University of Chicago, Department of Economics.
Michael Palumbo - 5/92. "Health Uncertainty and Optimal Consumption
Near the End of the Life Cycle." Placement: University of Houston,
Department of Economics.
Richard Shipe - 5/92. "Cost and Productivity in the U.S. Urban Bus
Transit Sector, 1978-89." Placement: US Army.
Daniel Zabinsky - 1/94. "Reform of the Tax Preference for Employer-
Provided Health Insurance: An Econometric Analysis." Placement: AHCPR.
Amy Crews - 7/94. "Self-Selection and Administrative Selection in
the Estimation of the Effects of In-Kind Transfers." Placement: Syracuse
University, Public Policy School.
Todd Stinebrickner - 1/96. "A Dynamic Discrete Choice Model of
Teacher Attrition." Placement: University of Michigan (Population
Studies Postdoctoral program); Western Ontario University, (permanent).
Catherine O'Connor - 4/96. "Early-Out Incentives: A Case Study of
the U.S. Army Officers." Placement: Ohio State University, Department
Chris Swann - 4/96.
"A Dynamic Analysis of Marriage, Labor Force Participation, and
Participation in the AFDC Program;" Snavely Award for Best Dissertation.
Placement: University of Michigan, Department of Economics (Visiting
Professor 1 year); State University of New York, Stony Brook (permanent).
Jessica Horewitz - 1/97. "Are Team Owners in the National Football
League Profit Maximizers." Placement: Putnam, Hayes, and Bartlett.
Fredrick Holt - 4/97. "The Family's Decision to Migrate: A Dynamic
Analysis." Placement: Bureau of the Census.
Allison Ivory - 4/97. "The Effect of the 1986 Tax Reform Act on Labor
Supply and Tax Payer Compliance." Placement: Joint Committee on
Benjamin Scafidi - 9/97.
"Neighborhood, Housing, and School Choice." Placement: New York
University, Law School (Research Associate, 2 years); Georgia State
Mikel Ham - 5/98. "Rental Car Service Tenure and Downstream Vertical
Integration in the Automobile Industry." Placement: Economic Analysis
Canals-Cerda - 7/98. "Identification in Search Models;" Snavely
Award for Best Dissertation. Placement: University of Colorado.
Hartmann - 8/00. "An Examination of Safety Provision and Tax Policy in a
Structural Model of the Airline Industry." Placement: St. Thomas
Michelle Sheran - 6/01.
"The Career and Family Decisions of Women: A Dynamic
Analysis of Labor Force Participation, Schooling, Marriage, and Fertility
Decisions." Placement: University of North Carolina, Greensboro.
McManus - 8/01. "Nonlinear Pricing in an Oligopoly Market: The Case
of Specialty Coffee;"
Prize for Best Paper by a Young Economist, Snavely Award for Best
Dissertation, Article in
Slate. Placement: Olin School of Business, Washington University
in St. Louis.
Michelle Goeree - 5/02.
"Informative Advertising and the US Personal Computer Market: A Structural
Empirical Examination." Young Economist Essay Prize (EARIE) European
Association for Research in Industrial Economics, 2003, Snavely Award
for Best Dissertation. Placement: University of Amsterdam.
Kara Olson Reynolds - 9/03.
"The Causes and Consequences of Dumping." Placement: American University.
Howell - 11/03. "A Structural Equilibrium Model of the Market for
Higher Education: Assessing the Impact of Eliminating Affirmative
Action." Placement: California State University, Sacramento. (pictures from graduation).
Sullivan - 9/04. "A Dynamic Analysis of Educational, Occupational,
and Inter-firm Mobility Decisions." Placement: University of Michigan
(Population Studies Postdoctoral program); Bureau of Labor Statistics
David Byrne - 5/05.
"Unemployment Insurance in an Empirical Sequential Search Model."
Placement: Federal Reserve Board.
Kenneth Wilbur - 6/05.
"Not All Eyeballs are Created Equal: A Structural
Equilibrium Model of Television Advertisers, Networks, and Viewers."
Placement: University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.
Loren Smith - 8/05.
"Optimal Buying and Selling of Durable Goods: The Case of Commercial
Aircraft." Placement: Federal Trade Commission.
Paul Carrillo - 8/05.
"An Equilibrium Search Model for Buyers and Sellers and an Empirical
Application to the Real Estate Market." Snavely Award for Best
Dissertation. Placement: George Washington University.
Beth Freeborn - 12/05.
"Drug Laws and the Market for Cocaine." Placement: College of William and Mary.
Akashi - 8/06. "The Effect of Hospitals-Insurers Interaction on
Medical Care Pricing." Placement: California State University, Fullerton.
Keith Brand - 10/06.
"Equilibrium Product Characteristics in Health Insurance Markets: An
Analysis of Medicare+Choice." Placement: Federal Trade Commission.
Marc Santugini - 5/07.
"Social Learning in the Motion Picture Market." Placement: HEC Montreal.
Catherine Tyler Mooney - 6/07.
"Evaluating the Impacts of Consolidation in the Radio Industry."
Placement: University of Oklahoma.
Scott E. Davis - 8/07.
"A Structural Model of the Effects of Housing Vouchers on Housing
Consumption and Labor Supply." Placement: CNA Corporation.
Sarah Simmons - 11/07.
"Welfare (to School?) to Work: How Welfare Reform Affects Collegiate
Attainment." Placement: Rhodes College.
Jason Hulbert - 11/07.
"A Dynamic Model of Multiproduct Firms: Advertising and Product Selection
in the Ready to Eat Cereal Industry."
Zhylyevskyy - 5/08. "A Bad Peace is Better Than a Good War: A
Structural Model of Marital Disagreements." Placement: Iowa State University.
Eric Fesselmeyer - 12/08. "Learning and Product Selection: An Empirical
Model of Monopoly Behavior." Placement: National University of Singapore.
Williams - 3/09, "The Causes and Welfare Consequences of Predation:
A Dynamic Equilibrium Model of the Airline Industry." Snavely Award for
Best Dissertation. Placement: University of Georgia.
Daniel Becker - 4/09, "Tradeoffs Between Wages and Other Job
Characteristics With an Application to UI." Placement: Federal Trade
Uma Radhakrishnan - 5/10, "A Dynamic Structural Model of Contraceptive Use
and Employment Sector Choice for Women in Indonesia."
Gihoon Hong - 11/10, "U.S. and Domestic Migration Decisions of Mexican
Workers." Placement: Indiana University, South Bend.
Shuna Wang - 5/11, "The Entry Deterrence Effect of Authorized Generic
Drugs: A Dynamic Reputation Model of a Fighting Brand in the Pharmaceutical
Industry." Placement: Fannie Mae.
Romeo Fontaine (Universite Paris-Dauphine) - 6/11. "Essays on Long-Term
Care," outside reader.
Adam Hyde - 3/12, "A
Structural Model of Obstetrician Location and Treatment Decisions."
Placement: Wake Forest University School of Business.
Yiyi Zhou - 4/12. "Vertical Integration and Industrial Dynamics in
Two-Sided Markets: The Case of Video Games." Snavely Award for Best
Dissertation Proposal. Snavely Award for Best Dissertation.
Placement: Stony Brook.
Kang Jian - 5/12. "When Are the Tickets Cheapest? A Structural Model of an
Airline's Dynamic Pricing under Fixed Capacity." Placement: Bank of America.
Students Working on Their Dissertation
Undergraduate Student Advising:
Tennille Checkovich, Associate, McGuire Woods.
Bridget Hiedemann, Associate Professor, University of Seattle.
Petra Todd, Professor, University of Pennsylvania.
Shuhui Chen, Undergrad at UVA:
look at interview in Xiamen, China.
Questions for Reviewing Videotapes of Performance
- Chris Clapp, "Should My Car Move or Should We? An Intra-Household
Model of Residential and Commuting Choices."
- Haiyan Liu, "Informative Advertising with Signaling Role and Social
Learning in the Motion Picture Industry." Snavely Dissertation Proposal
Prize for Fall 2009.
- Mariusz Kolczykiewicz, "The Impact of the Mother's Decision to Marry on Child Outcomes." Placement: Acumen
- Catherine Alford, "High Today versus Lows Tomorrow: An Analysis of
How Substance Use Affects Education and Career Paths." Snavely Award
for Best Dissertation Proposal.
- Dina Guo, "Happy Together or Home Alone: A Structural Model of the Role of Health Insurance in Joint Retirement Among Married Couples."
- Ignacio Martinez, "A Principal Agent Model of Parental Transfers and
Human Capital Accumulation." Snavely Dissertation Proposal Prize for
- Charles Murry, "Strategic Advertising in Vertical Relationships."
Snavely Dissertation Proposal Prize for Spring 2012.
- Jonathan Eggleston, "Spousal Labor Supply and Unemployment:
Estimates from a Household Search Model." Snavely Dissertation
Proposal Prize for Spring 2012.
- Michael Laforest, "The Effects of High School Vocational Education for Non-College-Bound Students."
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