PhD Students

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

2019 Entrance Cohort

 

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Spreeha Aggarwal Development and applied microeconomics MA, University of Oxford
Daniel Jaramillo Calderon Applied econometrics, development MA, UBC
Yau Tung Thomas Chan Econometrics and game theory MA, UBC
Sudipta Ghosh Macroeconomics, international finance MA, Indira Gandhi Institution of Development Research
Emma Kinakin Applied microeconomics, environmental economics, labour economics MA, Queen’s University
Giulia Lo Forte International trade, organizational economics MA, Bocconi University
Yupei Ma Labour economics, applied microeconomics BA (Econ and Management of Agriculture and Forest), Renmin University
Miguel (Pascuel) Plotkin Labour, Political Economy and Development MA, University de San Andres
Jan Rosa Macroeconomics, computational economics University Pantheon-Sorbonne
Aditi Singh Political Economy, Public Economics
Pablo Valenzuela Applied microeconomics with a focus on labour, development and political economy MA, Pontificia Universidad Catolica De Chile

2018 Entrance Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
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
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

2014 Entrance Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Matthew Courchene
Labour, Applied Econometrics MA & BSc(Hons), Queen’s University
Tsenguun Ekhbataar  jpg_ekhbataar Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics MPP, University of Tokyo; BA, Osaka University
Nicolas Franz Pattilo  jpg_franz_pattillo Macroeconomics, International Finance MA, UBC; BA, University of Chile
Da Kang International Economics, Monetary Economics MA & BSc, UBC
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
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

Upper Year Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Yin Chi Tam Micro Theory, Game Theory MPhil, Chinese University of Hong Kong; BSocSc, Chiense University of Hong Kong
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
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
Kim Nguyen Applied Micro Theory, Behavioural Economics, Health Economics BA (Hons), University of Queensland
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