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2023-24 Job Market Candidates

Placement Officers:  Germ├ín Pupato (gpupato@torontomu.ca)

Graduate Program Administrator: Karen Fajardo (ief@torontomu.ca)

Umaima Imran

Umaima Imran 

 (PDF file) CV (opens in new window)        Personal Webpage (external link, opens in new window)         Email (opens in new window) 

Thesis: "Misallocation of Resources, Political Connections and Effective Tax Rates in the presence of External Flows"    

 (PDF file) Job Market Paper (opens in new window) : Misallocation of  Resources, Political Connections and External Flows 

Fields: Development Economics, International Economics and Political Economy

Supervisors: Dr. Claustre Bajona, Dr. Hyunju Lee

Umaima Imran

Jaeyeon Kim

 (PDF file) CV (opens in new window)        Personal Webpage (external link, opens in new window)         Email (opens in new window) 

Thesis: "Essays on the Linkage between Modes of Foreign Market Entry and Merger Policy: Roles of Economies of Scale, Cost Synergy and Trade Costs"    

Job Market Paper: Foreign Market Entry and Merger Policy with Economies of Scale

Fields: Microeconomics, International Trade, Industrial Organization

Supervisor: Dr. Halis Murat Yildiz

Jeremey Ponrajah

Jeremey Ponrajah 

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Thesis: "Stock-bond dependence structure, extreme risk spillovers, and safe haven currencies"     

 (PDF file) Job Market Paper (opens in new window) : Safe haven currencies: Extreme comovements between exchange rates and financial market risk 

Fields: Financial Econometrics, Empirical Finance, Risk Management

Supervisors: Dr. Cathy Ning, Dr. Leo Michelis

Homayoun Shirazi

Homayoun Shirazi

 (PDF file) CV (opens in new window)        Personal Webpage  (external link, opens in new window)        Email (opens in new window) 

Thesis: "The Effects of Monetary and Macroprudential Policies in the Rental and Housing Markets"     

 (PDF file) Job Market Paper (opens in new window) : Sticky Rent Prices, House Prices, and Monetary Policy in the Business Cycle 

Fields: Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Applied Econometrics

Supervisor: Dr. Leo Michelis