Job Market Candidates

Youngho Kim

Ph.D. Candidate 
Applied Microeconomics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics

Job Market Paper Title: Payments for Ecosystem Services Programs and Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture
References: Erik Lichtenberg, David Newburn, Erich Battistin (UMD AREC)


Juan Carlos Angulo

Ph.D. Candidate 
Applied Microeconomics, Political Economy, Development Economics, Labor Economics

Job Market Paper Title: Green Gold: Avocado Production and Conflict in Mexico
Title of Dissertation: Essays on Political Economy of Development in Latin America
Publications and Working Paper: Cheer or Fear: The 2018 Colombian Presidential Election

References: Erich Battistin, AREC. Ethan Kaplan, Department of Economics, Cory Smith, AREC. Anna Alberini, AREC.


Javier Alejandro Lopez-Aguilar

Ph.D. Candidate 
Environmental Economics, Policy Evaluation, Applied Econometrics

Job Market Paper Title: Subsidizing Technology Adoption under Treatment Effect Heterogeneity: Rainwater Harvesting in Mexico City
Title of Dissertation: Essays on Welfare Effects of Natural Resource Policy in Mexico
Publications and Working Papers: Energy efficiency programs in the context of increasing block tariffs: The case of residential electricity in Mexico

References: Erich Battistin, Joshua Linn, Louis Preonas


Xueting Pi

Ph.D. Candidate 
ESG, Corporate Finance, Climate Finance, Applied Microeconomics

Job Market Paper Title: General Counsel and Corporate Sustainability
Title of Dissertation: Corporate ESG

References: Rebecca Epanchin-Niell; Cory Smith; Maureen L. Cropper (4106A Tydings Hall)


Zedekiah G. Higgs

Ph.D. Candidate 
Experimental economics, Behavioral economics

Job Market Paper Title: Do Matches Really Outperform Rebates? New Evidence from a Novel Experiment


Placement Committee

Thank you for your interest in the department's job market candidates. Job market candidates list will be updated by late October, 2023. Please contact M. R. Sharan or Cory Smith if you have questions.