PhD Students

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

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
Raahil Madhok Development, Political Economy MA, UBC; BA, McGill University
Max Norton Development, Political Economy MA, California State University Sacramento, BA, Columbia University
Pedro Pessoa Development, Political Economy MA & BA, PUC-Rio
Bianca Ravani Cecato Labour, Development MA, PUC-Rio; BA, Fundacao Getulio Vargas
German Vega Acuna Development, Applied Microeconometrics MA, UBC; BA, University of Piura
Tatiana Zarate Barrera
Development, Microeconometrics, Environmental Economics MA, BA, & BSc, Universidad de los Andes

2016 Entrance Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Murilo Esteves de Santi Development Economics, Labour Economics MA, Fundacao Getulio Vargas; BA, Insper
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, Political Economy 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
David Macdonald jpg_macdonald Microeconomic Theory MA, UBC; BA, SFU
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

2013 Entrance Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Nathan Canen
Political Economy, Industrial Organization MA & BA, Fundacao Getulio Vargas
Denis Kojevnikov Econometrics, Micro Labour Economics MA & BA, Tel Aviv University
Jiayi Liu Labour, Behaviour Economics, Microeconomic Theory MA, UBC; BA, Nanjing University
Benjamin Milner Economics of Education and Crime MA, Queen’s; BA(Hons), Saskatchewan
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
Yin Chi Tam Micro Theory, Game Theory MPhil, Chinese University of Hong Kong; BSocSc, Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

2012 Entrance Cohort

Name
Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Alastair Fraser Environmental Economics, Labour, Public Finance MA, Queen’s; MSc, Alberta; BSc(Hons), UVic
Joao Galindo da Fonseca Macroeconomics MA, Toronto; BSc, Montreal
Bradley Hackinen Macroeconomics, Experimental Economics, Political Economy BSc(Hons), UVic
Nouri Najjar
Environmental Policy, Environmental Economic Theory MA, UBC; BSc(Hons) UVic
Jose Pulido Pescador Macroeconomics, International Finance MSc & BA, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Iain Snoddy Macroeconomics, Labour BA, Trinity College Dublin

 

2011 Entrance Cohort

Name
Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Coral Gonzalez Gutierrez Development, Labour, Environmental Economics BA, ITAM
Jacob
Schwartz
Econometrics MA & BSc(Hons), UVic
Ruoying Wang Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Labour BSc, Tsinghua University

2010 Entrance Cohort

Name
Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Anton Laptiev Empirical International Trade, Productivity Analysis, Industry Dynamics MA, Central European University; Specialist, Nat’l Technical Univ; BSc, Kharkiv State Polytechnic

 

2009 Entrance Cohort

Name Photo Fields Previous Degrees
Thomas
Cornwall
Development, Political Economy MA, UBC; BA(Hons), SFU