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Job Market Candidates: 2019-2020

Perry Ferrell

Website  CV   pmferrell@mix.wvu.edu

  • Fields of Interest: 
    • Public Economics, Political Economy, Law and Economics
  • Job Market Paper: 
    • Knowledge is Powder: Effect of Forecasting Services in Natural Hazard Management
  • References: 
    • Joshua Hall (Committee Chair), Alex Lundberg, Bryan McCannon

Candon Johnson

Website  CV   cjohns77@mix.wvu.edu

  • Fields of Interest: 
    • Urban and Regional Economics, Sports Economics, Health Economics
  • Job Market Paper: 
    • The Impact of the Olympic Games on Employment Growth
  • References: 
    • Brad Humphreys (Committee Chair), Bryan McCannon, Jane Ruseski

Arijit Ray

Website  CV   array@mix.wvu.edu

  • Fields of Interest: 
    • Health Economics, Human Capital Development
  • Job Market Paper: 
    • Conditional cash transfer schemes for female children and sex ratio at birth in India
  • References: 
    • Jane Ruseski (Committee Chair), Daniel Grossman, Brad Humphreys, Umair Khalil

Shishir Shakya

Website  CV   ss0088@mix.wvu.edu

  • Fields of Interest: 
    • Health Economics, Urban and Regional Economics, Public Economics
  • Job Market Paper: 
    • Heterogeneous Effects of Medicaid and Efficient Policy Learning: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
  • References: 
    • Jane Ruseski (Committee Chair), Joshua Hall, Feng Yao

Yang Zhou

Website  CV   ygzhou@mix.wvu.edu

  • Fields of Interest: 
    • Public Economics, Urban and Regional Economics, Applied Machine Learning
  • Job Market Paper: 
    • The Political Economy of Historic Districts: The Private, the Public, and the Collective
  • References: 
    • Joshua Hall (Committee Chair), Roger Congleton, Brad Humphreys, Michael Munger