The doctoral program at Harris Public Policy prepares students interested in research-oriented careers in such areas as crime, education, conflict, health, microeconomics, and political economy.

2022–23 Job Market Candidates


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Chinmaya Kumar

Chinmaya Kumar

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Job Market Paper

Complaint Resolution Systems: Experimental Evidence from Rural India

Research Fields

  • Development Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Labor Economics

Faculty Advisors

  • Marianne Bertrand
  • Christopher Blattman
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Michael Kremer

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Diego Escobar Salce

Diego Escobar Salce

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Job Market Paper

When Schools Do Not Like Students: Direct and Spillover Effects of Schools’ Screening

Research Fields

  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Education

Faculty Advisors

  • Steven Durlauf
  • Marianne Bertrand
  • Dan Black

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Yuqi Song

Yuqi Song

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Job Market Paper

The Value of Accurate Weather Forecasts: Differential Labor Responses to "Good" and "Bad" Temperature Forecasts in China

Research Fields

  • Environmental and Energy Economics
  • Climate Economics
  • Chinese Economy

Faculty Advisors

  • Ryan Kellogg
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Amir Jina

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Maria Adelaida Martinez Cabrera

Maria Adelaida Martinez Cabrera

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Job Market Paper

How Does Immigration Affect Incumbent Students? Evidence from Venezuelan Migration to Peru” (with Diana Martínez Heredia)

Research Fields

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Labor
  • Development
  • Education
  • Migration

Faculty Advisors

  • Steven Durlauf
  • James Robinson
  • Anjali Adukia
  • Dan Black

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Justin Holz

Justin Holz

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Job Market Paper

Minimum Wages and Racial Differences in Hiring: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment

Research Fields

  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Crime
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Development Economics

Faculty Advisors

  • John List
  • Steven Duraluf
  • Leonardo Bursztyn

Seunghoon Lee

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The Benefits and Costs of a Small Food Waste Tax and Implications for Climate Change Mitigation

Research Fields

  • Environmental Economics
  • Urban Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Agricultural Economics

Faculty Advisors

  • Ryan Kellogg
  • Koichiro Ito
  • Siqi Zheng