PhD Thesis and Job Placements

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2019

Zhang, Haibin (PhD 2019)

Thesis Title: Essays on Financial Economics and Macroeconomics

Pysarenko, Sergiy (PhD 2018)

Thesis Title: Essays on Optimal Portfolio and Resource Allocation
Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Shannon School of Business, Cape Breton University
 

2018

Galay, Gregory (PhD 2017)

Placement: Senior Quantitative Economist with the Treasury Board Secretariat of Ontario
 

2017

Koroglu, Mustafa  (PhD 2017)

Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, Health Sciences, Wilfrid Laurier University
Current Position: Data Analyst, Loblaw Companies Limited

Lee, Jamie (PhD 2017)

Placement: Economist, Research Team Member, R2B2 Regional & Rural Broadband Project, University of Guelph

Mahboubi, Parisa (PhD 2017)

Placement: Senior Policy Analyst, C.D. Howe Institute

2016

Lun, Tin Ching (Esmond) (PhD 2016)

Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier Lazaridis School of Business and Economics

Papanastasiou, Anastasios (PhD 2016)

Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, McMaster University

Ren, Dong Meng (Raymond) (PhD 2016)

Placement: Assistant Professor, The Center for Economic Research Shan Dong University

Aliakbari, Elmira (PhD 2016)

Placement: Director of Research, Energy, Ecology & Prosperity at Frontier Center for Public Policy
Current Position: Associate Director of Natural Resource Studies at the Fraser Institute

2015

Batu, Michael Barrios (MA 2010, PhD 2015)

Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Windsor
Current Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), University of the Fraser Valley
 

Teng, Jennifer (MA 2009, PhD 2015)

Placement: Associate at Thematic Investing with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

2014

Alessandrini, Diana (MA 2009, PhD 2014)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Economics, Auburn University, USA.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, St. Francis Xavier University

Summerfield, Fraser (MA 2009, PhD 2014)

Placement: CELMR Research Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Aberdeen, UK.
Current Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Economics, St. Francis Xavier University 

2013

Milla, Joniada (MA 2008, PhD 2013)

Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), Ecole de Sciences Economiques de Louvain, Universite Catholique de Louvin, Belgium.
Current Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Economics, Saint Mary's University
 

Oestreich, Marcel (MA 2009, PhD 2013)

Thesis Title: Essays on the Design and Enforcement of Market-Based Environmental Policies
Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Economics, Brock University
Current Position: Associate Profesor, Department of Economics, Brock University

Rodenburg, Kathleen (MA 2009, PhD 2013)

Placement: Definite term Lecturer of Economics, University of Waterloo
Current Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management, University of Guelph

2011

​Aurangzeb, Zeb (PhD 2011)

Placement: Assistant Professor of Economics at Nipissing University
 

Li, Xiaofeng "Penny" (PhD 2011)

Placement: Assistant Professor, International School of Economics and Management, Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing, China.
 

Pinar, Mehmet (MA 2007, PhD 2011)

Placement: Lecturer in Economics, Edge Hill University, UK.
Current Position: Reader in Economics, Edge Hill University, UK.
 

Wood, Joel (MA 2005, PhD 2011)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Economics, Thompson Rivers University
Current Position: Associate Professor, Economics, Thompson Rivers University

2010

Alexeev, Vitali (PhD 2010) 

Placement: Lecturer at the University of Tasmania in the School of Economics and Finance, Australia.
Current Position: Senior Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Business School

Koka, Katerina (MA 2003, PhD 2010)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Economics, Brock University.
Current Position: Associate Profesor, Department of Economics, Brock University

2009

​Hu, Bin (PhD 2009)

Placement: Assistant Professor at the China Academy of Public Finance and Public Policy, Central University of Finance and Economics, China.
Current Position: Associate Professor, China Academy of Public Finance and Public Policy, Central University of Finance and Economics, China.

Thompson, Brennan (PhD 2009)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Economics, Ryerson University
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Ryerson University

2008

Li, Zhi (Jane) (PhD 2008)

Placement: Economics Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Finance
 

Moghadam, Arian Khaleghi (PhD 2008)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Economics, Bloomsburg University
Current Position: Associate Professor, Economics, Bloomsburg University
 

Qi, Ning (PhD 2008)


2007

​Kayahan, Burc (PhD 2007)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Economics, Acadia University
Current Position: Associate Professor and Department Head, Department of Economics, Acadia University
 

Liang, Zhihong (Joanne) (PhD 2007)

Placement: Economic Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Finance
 

Yang, Ling (PhD 2007)

Placement: Senior Econometrician, Government of Ontario

2005

Chen, Peng (Amy) (PhD 2005)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Economics, Ryerson University
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Ryerson University
 

Oguzoglu, Umut (PhD 2005)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Economics Department, University of Manitoba
Current Position: Associate Professor, Economics Department, University of Manitoba
 

Witt, Julia (PhD 2005)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Economics Department, University of Manitoba
Current Position: Associate Professor, Economics Department, University of Manitoba

2004

McKenna, Francis (PhD 2004)

Placment: Senior Economist, Ontario Ministry of Finance
Current Position: Manager, Quantitative Design & Research Unit Ontario Ministry of Finance

2002

Li, Dingding (PhD 2002)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Economics, University of Windsor
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Windsor

2001

​Martin, Patrick (PhD 2001)

Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics & Finance, University of Guelph
 

Raymond, Mark (PhD 2001)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), School of the Environment, St. Mary’s University 
Current Position: Department Chair, Economics, Saint Mary's University

2000

Laporte, Audrey (PhD 2000)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (HPME), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Current Position: Professor and Program Director of Health Services Research, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto
 

Schott, Stephan (PhD 2000)

Placement: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University
Current Position: Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University