Job Market Candidates

Placement Director
David Kling
Phone: 541-737-1418

Alejandro Abarca

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  • Ph.D. expected 2023/2024; Applied Economics, Oregon State University
  • Dissertation committee: Jennifer Alix-Garcia (Chair), Todd Pugatch, Elizabeth Schroeder, and Christian Langpap
  • Fields of interests: Crime Economics, Development Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Machine Learning
  • Job Market Paper Title: Beyond the Immediate: Cumulative Direct and Spillover Effects of Hot Spots Policing in Costa Rica
  • Education:
    • M.A., Economics, University of British Columbia, 2014
    • Bachelor/Litentiate, Economics, University of Costa Rica, 2013

Emma Gjerdseth

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  • Ph.D. expected 2023/2024; Applied Economics, Oregon State University
  • Dissertation committee: Jennifer Alix-Garcia (Chair), Steven Dundas, Christian Langpap, and David Lewis
  • Fields of interests: Environmental and Resource Economics, Development Economics
  • Job Market Paper Title: When Disaster Strikes: The Impact of Tropical Cyclones and Mangrove Protection on Economic Activity in Coastal Communities
  • Education:
    • M.S. Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, 2019
    • B.S, Economics and Environmental Studies (dual major), University of Oregon, 2016

Amod Sugiyama

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  • Ph.D. expected 2023/2024; Applied Economics, Oregon State University
  • Dissertation committee: Christian Langpap (Chair), Jennifer Alix-Garcia, John Antle, and Steven Dundas
  • Fields of interests: Environmental and Resource Economics, Applied Econometrics
  • Job Market Paper Title: The Role of Environmental Groups in Local Fracking Regulation
  • Education:
    • M.A., Economics, California State University, Fullerton, 2019
    • Bachelor of Economics, Shiga University, 2017

Charles Thompson

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  • Ph.D. expected 2023/2024; Applied Economics, Oregon State University
  • Dissertation committee: Jennifer Alix-Garcia (Chair), Nadia Streletskaya, and Kassahun Melesse
  • Fields of interests: Environmental Economics, Climate Change, Behavior Economics, Economic History
  • Job Market Paper Title: Social Preferences, Framing, and Contributions to Climate Change Mitigation
  • Education:
    • M.S., Applied Economics, Oregon State University, 2020
    • B.S., Economics & History, The College of New Jersey, 2013