Students on the Job Market

All Wharton doctoral students build their own research interests on a foundation of rigorous research. By pushing the boundaries of understanding, they not only become experts in their fields, but also translate their research into practice, addressing relevant issues in the real world.

Doctoral Students and Research Interests

Note: If you are interested in students from a particular program, please contact the departments directly for more information.

STUDENT NAME RESEARCH INTERESTS JOB MARKET PAPER FACULTY ADVISORS

Accounting

Stella Y. Park

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  • Empirical Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Disclosures and Capital Markets
  • Innovation
  • Applications of Machine Learning in Accounting
“Complex Disclosures and Investor Disagreement at Earnings Announcements” Christopher Ittner 

Chris Armstrong

Mirko Heinle

Robert Holthausen

Tanya Paul

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Website

  • Disclosure
  • Learning of key stakeholders
  • Credit markets
  • Financial intermediation
  • Supply chain
“Price Revelation and Safe Debt Creation” Catherine Schrand

Chris Armstrong

Paul Fischer

Wayne Guay

Rachel Xi Zhang

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Website

  • Empirical financial accounting
  • Institutional Investors
  • Governance and Incentives
  • Financial Disclosure and Capital Markets
“Do Managers Learn from Institutional Investors through Direct Interactions?” Brian Bushee 

Christopher Armstrong

Luzi Hail

Robert W. Holthausen

Applied Economics

Applied Economics PhD students on the job market are listed on the department website:
Applied Economics PhD Job Market Candidates

Finance

Finance PhD students on the job market are also listed on the department website:
Finance PhD Job Market Candidates

Mehran Ebrahimian

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Website

  • Household Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Macroeconomics and Finance
  • Finance and Inequality
“Student Loans and Social Mobility” Luke Taylor

Nikolai Roussanov

Jessica Wachter

David Musto

Rebecca Maynard

   Mauricio Medeiros Junior

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Website

  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Labor and Finance
  • Corporate Governance
“Human Capital and Startup Financing” Luke Taylor

Erik Gilje

Sylvain Catherine

 

 

Heath Care Management and Economics

Stuart V. Craig

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Website

  • Health Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Microeconomics
“Competition in Employer Sponsored Health Insurance: Implications for a Public Option” Matthew Grennan

Aviv Nevo

Mark Pauly

Martin Gaynor

Molly E. Frean

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Website

  • Health Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Policy
 “Understanding Manufacturer-Sponsored Copay Assistance Programs for Pharmaceuticals” Mark Pauly 

Abby Alpert

Hanming Fang

Claudio Lucarelli

Charu Gupta

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Website

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Strategy
  • Health Economics
 “One product, many patents: Imperfect intellectual property rights in the pharmaceutical industry” Matthew Grennan

Daniel Levinthal

Noam Yuchtman

Hongyu (Karen) Zhang

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Legal Studies & Business Ethics

Matthew Caulfield

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Website

  • Business & Society
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business & Human Rights
  • Business Ethics
“[Title Redacted for Ongoing Peer Review] – On CSR, Institutional Theory, and Ethics” Alan Strudler

Thomas Donaldson

Daniel Singer

Management

Karren Knowlton

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Website

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Intergroup and team dynamics at work
“Trailblazer Mindsets: When Being Under-represented Helps You Help Others” Andrew Carton

Adam Grant

Nancy Rothbard

Rachel Arnett

Marketing

Arthur Sangil Lee

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Website

  • Consumer neuroscience
  • Quantitative marketing
  • Statistical modeling
  • Choice prediction
“Neural Correlates of Value are Intrinsically History Dependent”“Agnostic Utility Function Approximation via Cubic Bezier Splines” Joseph W. Kable 

Eric T. Bradlow 

Operations, Information and Decisions

Tan (Suparerk) Lekwijit

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Website

  • Healthcare operations management
  • Empirical operations management
  • Consumer behavior and behavioral economics
  • Telehealth
“Evaluating the Efficacy of Connected Healthcare: An Empirical Examination of Patient Engagement Systems and Their Impact on Readmission” Christian Terwiesch

Hummy Song

Park Sinchaisri

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Website

  • Behavioral and empirical operations
  • Gig economy
  • People analytics,
  • Machine learning
  • Human-AI interface
  • Social impact
“Managing a Flexible Workforce via Behavioral and Operational Lenses” Gad Allon

Hamsa Bastani

Ken Moon

Serguei Netessine

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