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PhD Thesis and Job Placements


2018 


McLeod, Shernette

Thesis: Commodity prices, stock prices and economic activity in a small open economy

Supervisor: Jean-Paul Lam

Placement:

Memartoluie, Ghazal

Thesis: Empirical essays in water and electricity use

Supervisor: Anindya Sen

Placement:


2017


Chen, Yu

Thesis: Skill mismatch in the labour market 

Supervisor: Francisco Gonzalez

Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Calgary 

Gao​Hang 

Thesis: Essays in Earnings, Academic Productivity,and School Competition

Supervisor:​Anindya Sen

Placement: Post-doctoral position, Chinese Institute of Engineering Development Strategies (CIEDS), School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM), Tsinghua University, China.

Ghaziaskar, Mohamad

Thesis:​Essays in Consumer Debt, Personal Saving Rate, and Household Insolvency in Canada

Supervisors: Thomas Parker and Anindya Sen

Placement: Definite Term Lecturer, King's - Western University​

Li, Hongxiu

Thesis: Three essays on the economics of innovation as adaptation to climate change

Supervisor: Horatiu Rus

Placement: Price Waterhouse Cooper

Zhang, Jue

Thesis: The labour market integration of immigrants and their role on innovation

Supervisor: Mikal Skuterud

Placement: Research Analyst, Immigration, Refugee, and Canadian Citizenship (IRCC)


2016


Amery, Behnoush

Thesis title: Three Empirical Essays on Job Training, Income Support Programs, and Household Debt

Supervisor:​Anindya Sen

Placement:Senior Economist, Labour Market Information Council

Oystrakh, Mykhaylo 

Thesis Title:The Effect of Technological Innovations on Economic Activity

Supervisor:Jean-Paul Lam

Placement:Senior Model Validation Analyst, Assistant Vice-President, Bank of the West


2015


Lin, Xiao Yan

Thesis title:​Three Essays on Financial Modelling with Price Limits  

Supervisor: Dinghai Xu

Placement:Ernst and Young

Legree, Scott

Thesis Title:Three Essays in Labour Economics and Public Finance.

Supervisor:​Mikal Skuterud

Placement:Analyst, Statistics Canada


2014


Niu, Shilei

Thesis title:Economics of Ramping Rate Restrictions At Hydro Power Plants: Balancing Profitability And Environmental Concerns

Supervisors:Margaret Insley and Tony Wirjanto

Placement: Assistant Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University, Suzhou, China

Zelaya, Mauricio

Thesis title:The Role of Institutions on R&D, FDI, and Economic Growth

Supervisors:Joel Blit & Anindya Sen

Placement: Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting


2013


Choi, Wai Hong

Thesis title:Three Papers on the Effects of Competition in Energy Markets

Supervisor:​Anindya Sen

Placement: Senior Program Advisor, Programs Branch, Canada Border Services Agency

Franceschi, Francesco 

Thesis title:Female Labour Supply

Supervisor: John Burbidge

Placement: Economist, Research Department, Bank of Italy


2012


Al Mansour, Abdullah

Thesis title:Essays in risk management for crude oil markets

Supervisors:Margaret Insley and Tony Wirjanto

Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Finance & Economics
College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Shi, Jingye

Thesis title: Time allocation and the weather

Supervisor:​Mikal Skuterud

Placement:Assistant Professor, Research Institute of Economics and Management, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics,
China


2010


Chen, Shan

Thesis title:Modelling the dynamics of commodity prices for investment decisions under uncertainty

Supervisors:Margaret Insley and Tony Wirjanto

Placement: Manager, Entreprise Model Risk Management, Royal Bank of Canada

Entezarkheir, Mahdiyeh

Thesis title:Essays on innovation, patents, and econometrics

Supervisor:​Mikko Packalen

Placement:Assistant Professor, Huron University College, University of Western Ontario
 

Su, Mingcui

Thesis title:Three chapters on the labour market assimilation of Canada's immigrant population

Supervisor:​Mikal Skuterud

Placement:Assistant Professor, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu City, China