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2020–21 Job Market Candidates

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William Delgado

William Delgado

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Job Market Paper

Heterogeneous Teacher Effects, Comparative Advantage, and Match Quality: Evidence from Chicago Public Schools

Research Fields

  • Labor Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Behavioral Economics

Faculty Advisors

  • Seth Zimmerman
  • Dan Black
  • Damon Jones
  • Susan E. Mayer
  • Stephen Raudenbush

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Seunghoon Lee

Seunghoon Lee

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Job Market Paper

Adaptation to Natural Disasters by Better Information:
Evidence from the Home Seller Disclosure Requirement

Research Fields

  • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

Faculty Advisors

  • Ryan Kellogg
  • Koichiro Ito
  • Dan Black

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Miguel Morales-Mosquera

Miguel Morales-Mosquera

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Job Market Paper

The Economic Value of Crime Control: Evidence from a Large Investment in Police Infrastructure

Research Fields

  • Development Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

Faculty Advisors

  • Christopher Blattman
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Christian Hansen

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David McMillon

David McMillon

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Job Market Paper

The Self-Sustaining Effects of One-Time Interventions:
Systems Thinking to Reduce Systemic Disadvantage

Research Fields

  • Education Policy
  • Economics of Education
  • Crime Policy
  • Economics of Crime
  • Intergenerational Wealth Mobility
  • Systems Thinking Applied to Systemic Racism

Faculty Advisors

  • Stephen Raudenbush
  • Steven Durlauf
  • Kerwin Charles
  • Michael Dinerstein
  • Susan Levine

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Wendy Wong

Wendy Wong

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Job Market Paper

Optimal Monitoring and Bureaucrat Adjustments

Research Fields

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Development Economics
  • Public Economics

Faculty Advisors

  • Canice Prendergast
  • Konstantin Sonin
  • Christopher Blattman
  • Luis Martinez

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