Past PhD Students

ordered from least to most recent

Name 

Current Job

Title of PhD

Year of PhD

First Job

Salman Ali Islamic Development Bank Institute  Social Norms and Trade Institutions Penn 1995 International Islamic University
Maharukh Bhiladwalla NYU Dynamic Bilateral Trading: Rational Learning and Ex Post Efficiency Penn 1995 Economy.com
Sadiq Currimbhoy Vulpes Investment Management  Pricing Labor in an Uncertain World Penn 1995 Merrill Lynch
Nilson Teixeira Macro Capital Gestao de Recursos  Three Essays on Asymmetric Information and Hedging in Financial Markets  Penn 1995 Credit Suisse 
Illtae Ahn    Chung-Ang Three Essays on Repeated Games Without Perfect Information  Penn 1996 Chung-Ang
Kimberly Katz   Three Applications of Game Theory Penn 1996 Mount Holyoke
Marcos Lisboa* INSPER Three Essays on General Equilibrium Models with Imperfect Financial Markets Penn 1996 Stanford
Alvaro Sandroni Northwester-MEDS Essays on Asset Pricing and Learning Foundations of Equilibrium Penn 1996 Northwestern-MEDS
Juuso Valimaki Aalto University-Helsinki Three Essays on Learning and Strategic Interactions Penn 1996 Northwestern
Adel Varghese Texas A&M & IFMR  Formal and Informal Credit Markets: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis  Penn 1996 St. Louis University
Matthias Kahl  Indiana University Three Essays on Financial Distress and Liquidation Penn 1997 UCLA Anderson
Ayse Mumcu Bogazici Organizational Forms and Incentives Penn 1997 Bogazici
Peter Norman North Carolina  A Game Theoretic Approach to Economic Policy Analysis Penn 1997 Wisconsin
Stefania Scandizzo Maryland International Protection of Intellectual Property Rights  Penn 1997 Texas A&M
Matti Suominen Aalto University-Helsinki Information Transmission and Incentives in Markets  Penn 1997 INSEAD
Richard Hynes* Virginia Law School Three Essays on Consumer Bankruptcy and Exemptions  Penn 1998 William and Mary Law School
Andrea Moro Vanderbilt Statistical Discrimination in the Labor Market Penn 1998 Minnesota
Anna Ilyina IMF Three Essays on Bargaining and Cheap Talk Penn 2000 IMF
Ricky Lam SEEK Learning Through Stories and Other Essays Yale 2000 Northwestern
Amil Dasgupta* LSE Dynamic Coordination Games: Theory and Applications  Yale 2001 LSE
Yiannis Sarafidis Charles River Associates  Release of Information with Imperfect Memory Yale 2001 INSEAD
Fumiko Takeda Tokyo Three Essays on Twin Crises Yale 2001  Yokohama City
Rupa Athreya* High Note Advisory Modelling Beliefs in Games with Generalized Preferences  Yale 2002 McKinsey
Michael McBride UC Irvine Collective Action Under Uncertainty Yale 2002 UC Irvine 
Ylva Sovik Handelsbanken Speculation and Models of Rational Beliefs  Oslo 2002 Norwegian Central Bank
Katsutoshi Wakai* Kyoto Linking Behavioral Economics, Axiomatic Decision Theory and General Equilibrium  Yale 2002 SUNY Buffalo
Talia Bar Connecticut Patent Races and Disclosure: Theory and Testable Implications  Yale 2003 Cornell
Stephanie Lau* U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission  Asymmetric Information in the Hold-Up Problem Yale 2003 Washington at St.Louis
Luis Madrazo* Scotiabank  The Political Economy of Ideology Yale 2003 Mexican Finance Ministry
Bernardo Guimaraes* Sao Paulo School of Economics, FGV/SP Expectations and Crises: Theory, Empirics and Policy Yale 2004 LSE
Dunia Lopez-Pintado Pablo de Olavide Diffusion, Networks, and Games: Theory and Experiments  Alicante 2004 Caltech postdoc
Lily Qiu  PHE Three Essays in Financial Economics Yale 2004 Brown
Sergio Turner Tufts Welfare Impact of Policy in Incomplete Markets Yale 2004 Brown
Rossella Argenziano* Essex Network Markets and Coordination Games Yale 2005 Essex
Anat Bracha* Hebrew University Multiple Selves and Endogenous Beliefs  Yale 2005 MIT postdoc/ Tel Aviv
Caterina Calsamiglia* Barcelona IPEG Decentralizing Equality of Opportunity  Yale 2005 Autonoma Barcelona
Ying Chen Johns Hopkins Behavioral Types and Partially Informed Decision Makers in Communication Games  Yale 2005 Arizona
Andrew Lemon* Lexecon Reputational Concerns in Political Agency Models Yale 2005 Lexecon
Deran Ozmen  Boyner Buyuk Magazacilik A.S. Information Transmission and Recommender Systems Yale 2005 BCG
Pei-Yu Melody Lo* Hong Kong Baptist University Common Knowledge of Language and Iterated Admissability in Cheap Talk Games Yale 2006 Hong Kong 
Marzena Rostek Wisconsin Reasoning in Strategic and Non-Strategic Interactions Yale 2006 Wisconsin
Dmitry Shapiro* Seoul National University  Essays on Evolution, Reputation and Rationality Yale 2006 UNC Charlotte 
Jakub Steiner CERGE-EI  Essays on Coordination Problems CERGE 2006 Edinburgh
Colin Stewart Toronto Coordination in Dynamic Environments Yale 2006 Toronto
Daniel Monte Sao Paulo School of Economics-FGV-EESP Bounded Memory, Reputation and Learning  Yale 2007 Simon Fraser
Xianwen Shi Toronto  Mechanism Design with Endogenous Information Acquisition, Status, and Participation Yale 2007 Toronto 
David Dillenberger Pennsylvania  Essays on Decision Theory Princeton 2008 Pennsylvania 
Charles Roddie Cambridge Essays in Economic Theory Princeton 2008 Oxford postdoc 
Vinayak Tripathi American Century Investments  Essays on Strategic Voting and Mechanism Design Princeton 2008 Highbridge Capital Management 
Sambuddha Ghosh Shanghai University of Finance and Economics  Reputation with Multiple Opponents, and Commitment Bias in Voting  Princeton 2009 Boston
Shivani Nayyar United Nations Development Program  Essays on Repeated Games  Princeton 2009 United Nations Development Program
Alice Hsiaw Brandeis Essays on the Economics of Self-Control and Lifestyle Brands  Princeton 2010 Harvard Postdoc
Rainer Schwabe Cornerstone  Essays on the Quality of Government  Princeton 2010 MEDS Postdoc
Thomas Eisenbach Federal Reserve Bank of New York Essays on Microeconomics Princeton 2010 New York Fed
Uliana Popova Makarov Moody's Analytics  Essays in the Theory of Communication  Princeton 2011 Moody's Analytics 
Jose Azar IESE Business School Universidad de Navarra  A New Look at Oligopoly: Implicit Collusion through Portfolio Diversification Princeton 2012  Charles River Associates 
Adriano Basso Competition Commission  Essays on Microeconomic Theory Princeton 2012  Ofcom
Edoardo Grillo*
University of Padua  Essays on Strategic Information Transmission Princeton 2012  Collegio Carlo Alberto-Turin 
Andrei Rachkov*
McKinsey Three Essays in Mechanism Design Princeton 2012 McKinsey
Martin Schonger*
ETF Zurich Vouchers, Inequality, and Competition Princeton 2012 Lancaster
Takuo Sugaya* Stanford GSB The Folk Theorem in Repeated Games with Private Monitoring Princeton 2012 Stanford GSB
Ming Yang* University College London Flexible Information Acquisition in Strategic Situations Princeton 2012 Duke Fuqua
Gonzalo Cisternas Federal Reserve Bank of New York Essays on Continuous Time Games with Learning  Princeton 2013 MIT Sloan
Leandro Gorno
FGV Rio  Essays on Economics Behavior Under Uncertainty Princeton 2013 FGV Rio
Vadim Iaralov Bank of America Merrill Lynch  Essays in Political Economy and Mechanism Design Princeton 2013 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 
Giri Parameswaran* Haverford Incentive and Efficiency Implications of Institutional Rules in Three Political Settings Princeton 2013 Haverford 
Rohit Lamba* Penn State Essays in Dynamic Mechanism Design Princeton 2014 Penn State
Ben Brooks* Chicago Belief Extraction in Mechanism Design Princeton 2014 Chicago
Jay Lu UCLA Essays on Beliefs and Behavior Princeton 2014 Cornell
Nemanya Antic* Northwestern Kellogg Essays in Robustness and Mechanism Design Princeton 2015 Northwestern Kellogg
Liang Dai* Shanghai Jaiotong University-Antai Essays in Financial Economics  Princeton 2015 Shanghai Jiaotong University-Antai
Kai Steverson DCI Solutions  Essays in Applied Game Theory and Political Economy Princeton 2015 NYU postdoc
Shaowei Ke Michigan Essays on Decision Theory Princeton 2015 Michigan
Cheng Sun Guanghua School of Management at Peking University Reputation Games and Political Economy Princeton 2015 Peking
Michael Sockin
McComb School of Business at UT Austin  Essays on the Real Effects of Financial Frictions in Financial Markets Princeton 2015 UT Austin 
Benjamin Young University of Technology Sydney Essays in Behavioral Economics Princeton 2018 UT Sydney
Gabriel Buchbinder* S.C. Dept. of Health & Env. Control Essays on Price Protection and Investor Attention  Princeton 2019 University of Oregon
Elia Sartori* University of Naples Federico II  Essays on Screening in Information Princeton 2019 University of Naples Federico II
Denis Shishkin* UC San Diego  Essays in Information Economics  Princeton 2020 UC San Diego
Chishio Furukawa Yokohama National University Three Essays in Economics MIT 2020 Yokohama National University 
Joseph Abadi Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia  Essays on Liquidity, Information, and Macroeconomics Princeton 2021 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia 
Thi Mai Anh Nguyen NYU Economics  Essays on Long-Term Relationships and Networks  MIT 2023 Microsoft Postdoc, NYU
Joel Flynn  Yale  Essays in Behavioral Macroeconomics and Mechanism Design  MIT 2023 Yale
Giacomo Lanzani  U.C. Berkeley  Essays in Economic Theory  MIT 2023 Harvard Postdoc, U.C. Berkeley