PhD Students

The following is a list of students currently enrolled in the PhD program.

2018 Entrance Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Elyse Adamic Applied Microeconomics MA, University of Toronto; BA, University of Alberta
Deivis Angeli Behavioural Economics, Applied Microeconomics MA, Escola de Economia de Sao Paulo; BA, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Tiago Bonomo Labour, Development, Applied Microeconomics MA & BA, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV/EPGE)
Paul Corcuera Labour, Applied Econometrics MA, UBC; BA, Universidad de Piura
Yige Duan
Labour, Applied Econometrics MA, National University of Singapore; BA, Fudan University
Francisco Eslava Political Economy, Development MA & BA, Universidad de los Andes
Sebastian Gomez Cardona
Macroeconomics, International Finance MSc, LSE; MSc & BSc, Universidad EAFIT
Xiaojun Guan Macroeconomics, Labour, Development MA, UBC; BA, New York University
Erin Litzow
Environmental Economics, Development MEM, Duke University; BSFS, Georgetown University
Mila Markevych Labour, Applied Econometrics MA, University of Saskatchewan; BA, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
Fernando Martins Secco Luce Political Economy, Development MA & BA, PUC-Rio
Ieda Matavelli Labour, Development MA, Universidade de Sao Paulo; BA, Insper
Allen Peters Macroeconomics, Environmental Economics MA, University of Victoria; MSc, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne; BSc, University of Alberta
Pooya Rashidi Ravari Political Economy MSc & BSc, Sharif University of Technology
Federico Ricca Political Economy, Applied Microeconomics MSc & BSc, Bocconi University
Luis Alejandro Rojas-Bernal Macroeconomic Theory, Financial Macroeconomics, Monetary Theory, Econometrics MA & BA in Economics, Universidad de Los Andes; BA in Law, Universidad de Los Andes
Amirhossein Tavakoli Empirical IO, Energy Economics, Health Economics MSc & BSc, Sharif University of Technology

2017 Entrance Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Ali Adibnia Macroeconomics MSc & BSc, Sharif University of Technology
Sejin Ahn Economic Measurement, Environmental Economics MA, UBC; BA, Sogang University
Gustavo Albuquerque Applied Microeconomics, economics of crime MA, PUC-Rio; BA, Universidade Federal Fluminense
Gabriel Brown Development Economics MA & BSc, University of Toronto
Qirui Cao Macroeconomics, International Finance MA, UBC; BEcon, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Joshua Catalano IO, Public Economics BA, University of Colorado at Boulder
Mahdi Ebrahimikahou
Macroeconomics MSc, University of Calgary; BSc, Sharif University of Technology
Leopoldo Gutierre Financial Development, Political Economy, Organizational Economics MA & BA, University of Sao Paulo
Sam Gyetvay Labour MA, Queen’s University; BA, McGill University
Anubhav Jha Behavioral & Experimental Economics, Micro Theory, Econometric Theory MSc, Indian Statistical Institute; BA(Hons) Delhi University
Ali Karimirad Macroeconomics MSc, Sharif University of Technology; BSc, Amirkabir University of Technology
Marc-Antoine Laflamme Public Economics, Microeconomic Theory MA, University of Toronto; BSc, Universite de Montreal
Yingyi Liang Macroeconomics, Development MA, UBC; BSc, University of Hong Kong
Max Norton Development, Political Economy MA, California State University Sacramento, BA, Columbia University
Pedro Pessoa Development, Political Economy MA & BA, PUC-Rio
German Vega Acuna Development, Applied Microeconometrics MA, UBC; BA, University of Piura

2016 Entrance Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Nadhanael Gemaliel Vimala Macroeconomics MPhil, Jawaharlal Nehru University; MA & BA, University of Kerala
Arkadev Ghosh jpg_ghosh Development Economics, Micro Theory MSc, London School of Economics; MA (Hons), University of Edinburgh
Federico Guzman jpg_guzman Macroeconomics, Trade, Economic Growth MA, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella; BA, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman
Leo Qian Li Ma jpg_maqianli Empirical Microeconomics, Labour & Energy Economics MA, University of Toronto; BA, UBC
Ronit Mukherji jpg_mukherji Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Public Economics MSc, University of Warwick; BSc, Presidency College (University of Calcutta)
Clemens Possnig png_possnig Game Theory, Econometrics MSc, Institute for Advanced Studies; BA, University of Graz
Marcelo Sacchi de Carvalho
Applied Microeconomics, Political Economy MA & BA, University of Sao Paulo
Catherine Van Der List jpg_vanderlist Labour BA, Middlebury College
Dongxiao Zhang jpg_zhangdongxiao International Economics, Macroeconomics BA, UBC

2015 Entrance Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Davide Alonzo jpg_alonzo Macroeconomics, Financial Economics Magistrale & Laurea, LUISS Guido Carli
Anand Chopra jpg_chopra Macroeconomics MA, Delhi School of Economics; BSc(Hons), University of Calcutta
Pablo Gutierrez Cubillos jpg_gutierrez Public Finance, Inequality Measurement, Natural Resources Economics Magister & Licenciado, University of Chile
Jasmine Yu Hao jpg_yu_hao Econometrics MA , UBC; BA(Hons), Waterloo; BBA, Xiamen University
Jeffrey Hicks
jpg_hicks Public Finance, Empirical Public Economics MA, Queen’s; BA(Hons), Mount Allison
Sev Chenyu Hou jpg_hou Macroeconomics MA, SFU; BA, Fudan University
Hao Li jpg_hao_li Public Economics, Health Economics, Labour Economics MA, UBC; BA, Southwestern University of Finance & Economics
Neil Lloyd jpg_lloyd Labour Economics MA, UBC; BSocSc(Hons), University of Cape Town
Vinicius Pecanha jpg_riano Political Economy, Development Economics MA, Fundacao Getulio Vargas; BA, Federal University Rio de Janeiro
Juan Felipe Riano Rodriguez jpg_riano Political Economy, Economic Development & Empirical Methods MA, BA, BSc, Universidad de los Andes
Hugh Shiplett jpg_shiplett Applied Econometrics, Urban/Regional Economics, Political Economy MA, Queen’s; BA, University of Minnesota

Upper Year Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Matthew Courchene
Labour, Applied Econometrics MA & BSc(Hons), Queen’s University
Yin Chi Tam Micro Theory, Game Theory MPhil, Chinese University of Hong Kong; BSocSc, Chiense University of Hong Kong
Tsenguun Ekhbataar  jpg_ekhbataar Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics MPP, University of Tokyo; BA, Osaka University
Joao Galindo da Fonseca Macroeconomics MA, Toronto; BSc, Montreal
Coral Gonzalez Gutierrez Development, Labour, Environmental Economics BA, ITAM
Bradley Hackinen Macroeconomics, Experimental Economics, Politicaal Economy BSc(Hons), UVic
Da Kang International Economics, Monetary Economics MA & BSc, UBC
Denis Kojevnikov Econometrics, Micro Labour Economics MA & BA, Tel Aviv University
Jiayi Liu Labour, Behaviour Economics, Microeconomic Theory MA, UBC; BA, Nanjing University
David Macdonald jpg_macdonald Law and Economics, Applied Econometrics, Public Economics MA, UBC; BA, SFU
Benjamin Milner Economics of Education and Crime MA, Queen’s; BA(Hons), Saskatchewan
Aruni Mitra  jpg_mitra Macroeconomics, Development MSc, Indian Statistical Institute; BSc, St. Xavier College-University of Calcutta
Adlai Newson
 jpg_newson Political Economy, Applied Microeconomics BA, UBC
Kim Nguyen Applied Micro Theory, Behavioural Economics, Health Economics BA (Hons), University of Queensland
Nicolas Franz Pattilo  jpg_franz_pattillo Macroeconomics, International Finance MA, UBC; BA, University of Chile
Rogerio Santarrosa Development, Behavioural/Experimental Economics, Political Economy MA, Fundacao Getulio Vargas; BA, Unviersity of Sao Paulo
Gaelle Simard-Duplain Labour, Development, Political Economy MA, UBC; BA(Hons), Concordia
Iain Snoddy Macroeconomics, Labour BA, Trinity College Dublin
Mengying Wei  jpg_wei Macroeconomics, International Finance MA, UBC; BSc, University of Amsterdam
Michael Wiebe
 jpg_wiebe Political Economy, Development MA, Western University; BSc, University of Manitoba