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

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 listed on the department website:
Finance PhD Job Market Candidates

Health Care Management & Economics

 

Legal Studies & Business Ethics

Carson Young

Email

Website

  • Business ethics
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Ethics and strategy
  • Sustainability
 “Thinking strategically about CSR: The ethics of seeming to be ethical”

 

Brian Berkey 

 

 

Management

Tracy Anderson

Email

Website

  • Human and social capital
  • Collaboration
  • Careers and worker mobility
  • Contracting
“What about those left behind? Understanding the impact of colleague exit on the career of collaborative workers”

 

Matthew Bidwell (chair and advisor)

Peter Cappelli

Martine Haas

Exequiel Hernandez

 

 

 

Sarath Balachandran

Email

Website

  • Innovation
  • Interfirm Relationships
  • Entreprenurship
  • Venture Capital
  • Institutions
“Pipes or Shackles? How Ties to Incumbents Shape Startup Innovation”

 

Exequiel Hernandez (Advisor)

Lori Rosenkopf (Chair)

Harbir Singh

Gary Dushnitsky 

 

 

 

Andrea Contigiani

Email

Website

Personal Website

  • Innovation
  • Technological Change
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Experimentation
“Experimentation, Learning, and Appropriability in Early-Stage Ventures: Evidence from the US Software Sector”

 

David Hsu (advisor)

Dan Levinthal (chair)

Alfonso Gambardella

Nicola Lacetera

Karl Ulrich 

 

 

 

John Eklund

Email

Website

  • Organization Design
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy Implementation
“The Knowledge-Incentive Trade-off: Understanding the Relationship between Organization Design and Innovation”

 

Dan Levinthal (chair)

Rahul Kapoor (advisor)

Emilie Feldman

Luis Rios 

 

 

 

Julianna Pillemer

Email

Website

  • Relationships
  • Identity
  • Authenticity
  • Prosocial behavior
  • Changing nature of work and technology
“Raw versus bounded authenticity: how cultivating genuine impressions impacts performance”

 

Adam Grant (Co-Chair)

Nancy Rothbard (Co-Chair)

Andrew Carton 

 

 

 

Basima Tewfik

Email

Website

  • Self-Concept/Identity
  • Conflict
  • Helping
  • Roles
  • Micro-Organizational Behavior
“Impostor thoughts as a double-edged sword: Theoretical conceptualization, construct measurement, and relationships with work-related outcomes “

 

Philip Tetlock

Andrew Carton

Maurice Schweitzer 

Spencer Harrison 

 

 

 

Marketing

Suneal Bedi

Email

Website

  • Brand Equity
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Intellectual Property
 “Measuring Trademark Dilution by Tarnishment”

 

David Reibstein

Americus Reed

 

Celia Gaertig

Email

Wharton Website

Personal Website

  • Consumer behavior
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Decision Making under Uncertainty

 The two research papers that are the focus of my dissertation:

  • “Do People Inherently Dislike Uncertain Advise?” (recently published in Psychological Science)
  • “Why (and When) are Uncertain Price Promotions More Effective than Equivalent Sure Discounts?” (under review at the Journal of Marketing Research)

 

Joseph Simmons 

 

Jackie Silverman

Email

Website

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Motivation
  • Prosocial Behavior
  • Memory
 “Off Track: How Highlighting Streaks Affects Future Behavior”

 

Deborah Small

 

Takeaki Sunada

Email

Website

  • Quantitative marketing
  • Econometric modeling
  • Industrial organization
  • Information goods
  • Product design
“Customer Learning and Revenue Maximizing Trial Design”

 

Aviv Nevo 

 

Operations, Information and Decisions

Kaitlin Daniels

Email

Website

  • Service operations
  • Collaborative consumption and the sharing economy
  • Self-scheduling capacity
  • Contract design
 “The Role of Surge Pricing: Managing Capacity and Competition on a Peer-to-Peer Service Network”

Gerard Cachon

Ruben Lobel

Xingwei Lu

Email

Website

  • Revenue Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Strategic Customers
  • Operations-Accounting
“Revenue Management with Loyalty Programs” Xuanming Su

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