PhD job market candidates 2020-2021

Find out about our job market candidates for 2020-2021, including their field details, papers, publications and websites.

  • Placement Director: Dr Chengsi Wang (chengsi.wang@monash.edu)
  • PhD Program Director: Associate professor Zhijun Chen (zhijun.chen@monash.edu)

Olamide Ayoade-Alabi

  • Fields
    International trade economics, Development economics
  • Job market paper title
    The Impact of Trade Liberalisation on Structural Change in Africa: Evidence from Ghana
  • Thesis title
    International Trade and African Economic Development
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  • Advisors
    Dr Solmaz Moslehi, Dr Quingyuan Du and Dr Nathan Lane

Zhengyang (Leo) Bao

  • Fields
    Behavioural and experimental economics and finance, applied microeconomics
  • Job market paper title
    Deterrence Using Peer Information
  • Thesis title
    Experimental analysis of asset markets, workplace tournaments and crime deterrence
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  • Advisors
    Professor Andreas Leibbrandt, Professor Lata Gangadharan, and Dr Matt Leister

Ratul Das Chaudhury

  • Fields
    Social and economic networks, political economics, law and economics, experimental economics
  • Job market paper title
    Lobbying in Networks
  • Thesis title
    Essays on Lobbying and Crime
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  • Advisors
    Dr Birendra Rai and Dr Matthew Leister

Veasna Kheng

  • Fields
    Macroeconomics (growth & development, business cycle), monetary economics, and international economics
  • Job market paper title
    A Model of Current Substitution: Explaining the Dollarisation Phenomenon in Cambodia
  • Thesis title
    Three Essays on Open Economy
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  • Advisors
    Associate Professor Horag Choi

Kushneel Avneet Prakash

  • Fields
    Applied microeconomics, development economics, economics of happiness
  • Job market paper title
    Petrol prices and subjective wellbeing
  • Thesis title
    Three Essays on subjective wellbeing
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  • Advisors
    Professor  Russell Smyth