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Department of Economics Job Market Candidates

To obtain additional information on any of the candidates, please contact the Economics Department at the address or phone below, or contact the candidate directly. 

Department of Economics
Purdue University

Placement Officer: Tim Cason cason@purdue.edu
(765) 494-1737
Placement Assistant: Matt Pavey mpavey@purdue.edu
(765) 494-7064

2021-2022 JOB MARKET CANDIDATES 

 
Debasmita Das
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2022

Fields:   Public Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics

Dissertation Title:  Child-rearing, Social Security and Married Women’s Labor Supply over the Life Cycle

Thesis Committee:  Trevor Gallen, Victoria Prowse, Kevin Mumford, Mohitosh Kejriwal

Contact
Phone: (765) 476-6557
Emaildas57@purdue.edu
Web Page: https://debasmita-das-econ.github.io/

 
 
Mouli Modak
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date: May 2022

Fields: Microeconomics, Game Theory, Experimental Economics, Industrial Organization

Dissertation Title: Do Multiple Contacts Matter?

Thesis Committee:  Brian Roberson, Joe Mazur, Tim Cason, Yaroslav Rosokha

Contact
Phone: (765) 464-4859
Email:  modakm@purdue.edu 
Web Page: www.moulimodak.com

 
 
Town Oh
Curriculum Vitae
 Expected Completion Date: May 2022

Fields:  Labor Economics, Immigration, Education, Organizational Economics

Dissertation Title: How International Students Affect Domestic Students’ Achievement: evidence from the OPT Stem-extension

Thesis Committee:  Victoria Prowse, Kevin Mumford, Brian Roberson, Alex Nowrasteh

Contact
Phone: (765) 414-7018
Emailtoh@purdue.edu
Web Page: www.townoh-econ.com
 
 
Mason Reasner
Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2022

Fields:  Economic Geography, International Trade, Urban and Regional Economics

Dissertation Title:  Agglomeration and Congestion Spillovers: Evidence from Base Realignment and Closure

Thesis Committee:  Anson Soderbery, Russell Hillberry, Farid Farrokhi
Contact
Phone: (765) 494-3912
Emailmreasne@purdue.edu
Web Page: https://reasner.github.io/

 
 

Xuewen Yu

Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2022

Fields:   Econometrics (Theoretical and Applied), Applied Macroeconomics

Dissertation Title:  Inference in Mildly Explosive Autoregressions under Unconditional Heteroskedasticity

Thesis Committee:  Yong Bao, Joshua Chan, Mohitosh Kejriwal (chair), Justin Tobias
Contact
Phone: (317) 985-4214
Email: yu656@purdue.edu 
Web Page:  www.xuewenyu.com
 
 

Danyang Zhang

Curriculum Vitae  Expected Completion Date:  May 2022

Fields: Labor Economics, International Trade, Applied Microeconomics, Gender Economics, Public Policy, Industrial Organization 

Dissertation Title: Marriage Market Signaling and Women’s Occupation Choice

Thesis Committee:  Timothy Bond (Co-chair), Chong Xiang (Co-chair), Farid Farrokhi, Miguel Sarzosa
Contact
Phone: (765) 772-6907
Email: zhan2692@purdue.edu 
Web Page: https://danyangzhang.com