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Job market candidates

SFU Economics is pleased to introduce the following job market candidates for your consideration.

Farouk Abdul-Salam

fabdulsa@sfu.ca    LinkedIn   sites.google.com/view/farouk-abdul-salam   CV

Research fields: Time Series, Financial Economics, Applied Econometrics, Experimental Economics, Learning & Adaptation, and Computational Design
Job market paper: Second Level Forex Illusion: An IEL Learning and Experimental Approach
Thesis: Currency Redenomination and Exchange Rate Movement
Senior supervisor: Luba Petersen, Bertille Antoine
Junior supervisor: Rajiv Kozhikode

Mahsa Akbari

makbari@sfu.ca    sites.google.com/site/mahsaakbari27   CV

Research fields: Labor economics, applied microeconomics
Thesis: Three essays on economics of family ties
Senior supervisor: Simon Woodcock
Junior supervisor(s): Gregory Dow, Erik Kimbrough

Duman Bahrami-Rad

Postdoctoral fellow in Culture, Cognition, and Coevolution Lab at Harvard University

duman_b_rad@fas.harvard.edu    www.duman-b-rad.com   CV

Research fields: Development economics; political economy; cultural economics; applied microeconomics
Job market paper: Keeping It in the Family: Female Inheritance, Inmarriage and the Status of Women

Ricardo Meilman Cohn

rmeilman@sfu.ca     CV

Research fields: Economics of Education, Development Economics, Labour Economics, and Applied Econometrics
Job market paper: How does increased public school choice affect private schools?
Senior supervisor: Simon Woodcock
Junior supervisor(s): Jane Friesen, Brian Krauth

 

Liang Diao

ldiao@sfu.ca   sites.google.com/view/liangdiao/home   CV

Research fields: Applied microeconomics, economic history, property rights 
Thesis: Collective Defense by Common Property Arrangements: The Rise and Fall of the Kibbutz
Senior supervisor: Douglas Allen
Junior supervisor: Gregory Dow

 

Kevin Laughren

kevin_laughren@sfu.ca      www.kevinlaughren.com     CV

Research fields: Experimental economics, behavioural economics, applied microeconomics
Job market paper: Cognitive and Time Costs in a Rational Inattention Experiment
Senior Supervisor: David Freeman, Jasmina Arifovic 

Yang Li

yla337@sfu.ca      Website     CV

Research fields: Macrofinance, robustness, international economics 
Job market paper: Fear and Trading
Thesis Title: Three Essays in Macroeconomics and Finance
Senior Supervisor: Kenneth Kasa, John Knowles
Junior Supervisor: Luba Petersen 

Hanh Tong

hanht@sfu.ca    sites.google.com/view/hanh-tong/home   CV

Research fields: Behavioral and experimental economics
Job market paper: Individual Heterogeneity in Traveler's Dilemma
Thesis: Three Essays in Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Supervisor: David Freeman

Thomas Vigie

tvigie@sfu.ca   sites.google.com/view/thomas-vigie   CV

Research fields: Econometric theory, applied econometrics
Job market paper: Improving 2SLS - polynomial-augmented 2SLS
Thesis: Essays on instrumental variable estimators
Senior supervisor: Bertille Antoine
Junior supervisor(s): Chris Muris, Simon Woodcock