University of Wisconsin–Madison

Job Market Candidates

Ph.D. Candidates

Zachary Barnett-Howell

zbarnetthowe@wisc.edu

Political economy, development economics, behavioral economics, and machine learning

Job Market Paper:
"Should I Stay or Should I Go: Microeconomic determinants of migration"

Advisors:
Dan Phaneuf, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Jeremy Foltz, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Alex Tahk, Political Science
Jon Pevehouse, Political Science

Allison Derrick

aderrick@wisc.edu

Development economics, international trade, and regional economics

Job Market Paper:
"Buoyed by the boom? Household expenditure among Indonesian palm oil producers"

Advisors:
Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Dominic Parker, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Kamran Bilir, Economics

Mingxuan Fan

mfan6@wisc.edu

Environmental and Resource Economics

Job Market Paper:
"The Impact of Air Pollution on Labor Supply in China"

Advisors:
Corbett Grainger, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Dan Phaneuf, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Rachel Frattarola

frattarola@wisc.edu

Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Behavioral Economics

Job Market Paper:
"Beyond Profits: The Indirect Benefits of Store Ownership in Nicaragua"

Advisors:
Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Applied Economics, Oregon State University
Laura Schechter, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Emilia Tjernström, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Jared Gars

gars@wisc.edu

Development Economics, Organizational Economics, Behavioral Economics

Job Market Paper:
"Media and Motivation: Effects of Performance Pay on Writers and Content"

Advisors:
Laura Schechter, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Alessandro Tarozzi, Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Emilia Tjernström, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Norihiko Matsuda

nmatsuda@wisc.edu

Development Economics, Labor Economics

Job Market Paper:
"The Temptation of Social Networks under Labor Search Frictions"

Advisors:
Jeremy Foltz, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Applied Economics, Oregon State University
Laura Schechter, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Thanicha Ruangmas

ruangmas@wisc.edu

Environmental and Resource Economics, Applied Econometrics

Job Market Paper:
"The Consequences of Natural Gas Subsidy Reform: The Case of Air Pollution in Thailand"

Advisors:
Corbett Grainger, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Dominic Parker, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Daniel Phaneuf, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Andrew Schreiber

schreiber@aae.wisc.edu

Environmental, Natural Resource and Computational Economics

Job Market Paper:
"Do Agricultural Pumping Restrictions Hold Water? General Equilibrium Cost Impacts of Regulated Groundwater Withdrawals"

Advisors:
Thomas Rutherford, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Corbett Grainger, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Daniel Phaneuf, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Nouhoum Traore

ntraore@wisc.edu

Development Economics, International Trade

Job Market Paper:
"Temperature Shocks, Productivity, and Firm Competitiveness in Developing Countries: Evidence from Africa"

Advisors:
Jeremy Foltz, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Enghin Atalay, Economics
Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics