Ph.D. graduate

Placement

Recent Academic Placement of our Ph.D. Graduates
All students who completed their Ph.D. in 1999 or later and who accepted faculty positions at universities are listed below. Over 90% of our graduates accepted academic positions during this period.

Accounting


Daniel Aobdia
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Northwestern University
Dissertation Title: “Sharing Suppliers and Information Spillovers: The Case of the Auditor”
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hughes

Elizabeth Gutierrez
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Florida International University
Dissertation Title: “Evidence on the Role of Accounting Conservatism in Debt Contracting”
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Aboody

Ruihao Ke
Year of Graduation: 2012
Firs academic placement: Southern Methodist University
Dissertation Title: “Predicting Financial Distress: The Role of Earnings Quality”
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Trueman

Tsahi Versano
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: "Discretionary Disclosure in Agencies"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Trueman

Mingshan Zhang
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Accounting"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hughes

 

Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management


George Georgiadis
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  Boston University
Dissertation Title:  "Interdisciplinary Essays in Economics and Operations Management"
Dissertation Chairman:  Professor Tang 

Morvarid Rahmani
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic plancement:  Georgia Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title:  "The Dynamics of Collaboration in Knowledge-Based Work Processes"
Dissertation Co-Chairmen:  Professors Karmarkar and Roels

Foad Iravani
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: University of Washington
Dissertation Title: “Essays on Supply Chains Facing Competition from Gray Markets”
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ahmadi

Dimitrios Andritsos
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: HEC, Paris
Dissertation Title: Interdisciplinary Studies in Operations Management: Applications in Healthcare and Marketing
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Tang

Onesun Steve Yoo
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: University College London, United Kingdom
Dissertation Title: Time Allocation Strategies for Entrepreneurial Operations Management
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Corbett 

Suresh Muthulingam
Year of Graduation: 2009
First academic placement: Cornell University
Dissertation Title: "Environmental Issues in Operations Management"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Corbett

Soo-Haeng Cho
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Carnegie Mellon University
Dissertation Title: "Asymmetric Optimal Policies in Multi-Dimensional Operational Decisions"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor McCardle

Sarang Deo
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Kellogg, Northwestern University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Health Care Operations Management"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Corbett

Rui Yin
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Arizona State University
Dissertation Title: "Pricing and Production for the Supply Chain Management"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Tang

Murat Bayiz
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "Coordination and Incentive Contracts in Stochastic Project Management"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Corbett

Barbara Somlo
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Ohio State University
Dissertation Title: "Distribution Planning for the Motion Picture Industry: Models, Applications and Analysis"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ahmadi

Deming Zhou
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Chinese Hong Kong University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Supply Chain Competition with Different Network Structures"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Karmarkar

Aydin Alptekinoglu
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: University of Florida
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Operations-Marketing Strategy"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Corbett and Tang

Thanos Papadimitriou
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Bocconi University, Italy
Dissertation Title: "Efficient Data Inventory Management"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Mamer

Thomas Romer
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title: "Managing Product Development Processes"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ahmadi

Laura Melody Williams
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: U.S. Naval Post Graduate School
Dissertation Title: "Decision Support for Large-Scale Construction Projects in the Public Sector"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Karmarkar

 

Finance 


Shaun Davies
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  University of Colorado, Bolder
Dissertation Title:  "Essays in Finance"
Dissertation Chairman:  Professor Carlin

Phillip Wool
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  State University of New York, Buffalo
Dissertation Title:  "Essays Concerning the Network Structure of Mutual Fund HOldings and the Behavior of Institutional Investors"
Dissertation Chairman:  Professor Roll

Saurabh Ahluwalia
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: University of New Mexico
Dissertation Title: “Three Essays in Empirical Finance”
Dissertation Co-Chairmen: Professors Bernardo and Subrahmanyam

Priyank Gandhi
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Notre Dame University
Dissertation Title: “Systemic Risks, Financial Intermediaries and Asset Markets”
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Longstaff

Michael Nowotny
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: Boston University
Dissertation Title: "Asset Pricing with Heterogeneous Agents  and Disaster Risk"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Grinblatt

Konark Saxena
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: University of New South Wales
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Empirical Finance"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Chowdhry and Professor Roll

Alberto Plazzi
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: Swiss Institute of Finance, Switzerland
Dissertation Title: "Essays in International Trade and Globalization"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Torous

Albert Sheen
Year of Graduation: 2009
First academic placement: Harvard Business School
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bernardo

Cesare Fracassi
Year of Graduation: 2009
First academic placement: University of Texas at Austin
Dissertation Title: "Social Networks and Finance"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Grinblatt and Tate

Ehud Peleg
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: USC Marshall School
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Asset Pricing, Portfolio Choice and Behavioral Finance"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Benartzi and Subrahmanyam

Yuzhao Zhang
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Temple University
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Return Predictability and Volatility Estimation"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll
Yi Zhou
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: University of Oklahoma
Dissertation Title: "Leverage, Asset Pricing and Its Implications"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Geske

Brett Myers
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: "Effects of the Political Process on Financial Topics"
Disseration Chairman: Professor Garmaise

Juhani Linnainmaa
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: University of Chicago
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Learning and Investment Behavior"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Grinblatt

Alessio Saretto
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Empirical Asset Pricing"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll

Selale Tuzel
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Asset Pricing"
Dissertation Chariman: Professor Grinblatt

Laura Frieder
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: "An Investigation of the Trading Patterns and Heuristics of Stockholders"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Roll and Subrahmanyam

Martin Dierker
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: University of Houston, Bauer College of Business
Dissertation Title: "The Link Between Information Efficiency and Economic Efficiency: Studies of Corporate Disclosure Policy and Private Information Acquisition"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Subrahmanyam

Justin Sai Pang Chan
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Liquidity, Stock Returns and Behavioral Finance"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Subrahmanyam

Ashley Wenqing Wang
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: University of California, Irvine, Graduate School of Management
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Empirical Asset Pricing"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Longstaff and Brennan

Shingo Goto
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: University of South Carolina
Dissertation Title: "Prices and Stock Returns"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Torous

Amit Goyal
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: Emory University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on the Predictability of Stock Returns "
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll

Bing Han
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: Ohio State University
Dissertation Title: "Towards a Better Understanding of Stocks, Interest Rate Derivatives and Real Estate Investment Trusts: Three Essays in Financial Economics"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Grinblatt and Longstaff

Jiang Luo
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Finance"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Brennan

Shu Yan
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: University of Arizona
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Stock Market Volatility and Stock Return Predictability"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll
Felipe Aguerrevere
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: University of Alberta, Canada
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Real Options"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Schwartz

Augusto Castillo
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Catolica University, Chile
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Event Studies and on Numerical Methods"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Brennan

Pansy Lin
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: University of Washington
Dissertation Title: "Equity Pricing in International Markets: Three Empirical Essays"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll

David Wessels
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Emory University
Dissertation Title: "Organizational Structure, Agency Theory, and Capital Allocation"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Welch

Yihong Xia
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Dissertation Title: "The Effect of Learning and Predictability on Optimal Dynamic Portfolio Strategies and Asset Prices"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Brennan

Tyrone Callahan
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Texas at Austin
Dissertation Title: "Essays on the Role of Investor Beliefs in Financial Markets"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bernardo

Ravi Jain
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Agency Costs, Dividend Policy, and Corporate Ownership Structure"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Chowdhry

 

Global Economics and Management


Juan Marcos Wlasiuk
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile
Dissertation Title:  Essays on International Development
Dissertation Chairman:  Professor Edwards

Mitsuru Igami
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: “ Three Essays on Creative Destruction”
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Leamer

Bernardo Morais
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: Federal Reserve Board
Dissertation Title: "Uncertainty and the Relative Price of Investment Goods"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Wacziarg

Daniel A. Dias
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Dissertation Title: "Essays in International Trade and Globalization"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Leamer and Wacziarg

Christine Richmond
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: World Bank
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Firm Performance and Dynamics in Developing Countries"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Edwards

Brian Kelleher Richter
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: University of Western Ontario, Canada
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Political Economy and Finance"
Dissertation Chairman: Professors Leamer and Wacziarg

Roberto Jaime Alvaraez Espinoza
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: Universidad de Chile
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Export Transitions"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Edwards

Juan Jauregui
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: IAE - Universidad Austral, Argentina
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on External Sector Crises"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Edwards

Marc Junkunc
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: The University of Miami
Dissertation Title: "Toward a Greater Economic Understanding of Entrepreneurial Activity: Examining the Nature and Importance of Specialized Knowledge"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Osborne and Leamer

Wenjin Kang
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: National University of Singapore
Dissertation Title: "Towards a Better Understanding of Liquidity, Trading Behavior, and Stock Returns: Three Essays in Market Microstructure"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Subrahmanyam

Anusha Chari
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: University of Chicago
Dissertation Title: "Essays in International Finance"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Darby

Rajesh Chakrabarti
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Alberta, Canada
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Information and Linkages in Financial Markets"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll

Andrey Dimitrov Pavlov
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: Concordia University, Canada
Dissertation Title: "Implications of Spatial Modeling to Issues in Financial Economics and Real Estate"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Leamer

Peter Schott
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Factor Endowments, the Distribution of Production, and Trade"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Leamer

 


International Business and Comparative Management


William Tracy
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Rensselaer Polytechnic University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Firm Learning"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor McKelvey

Sahn-Wook Huh
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Brock University, Canada.
Disseration Title: "Essays on Financial Markets and Trading Behavior"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Subrahmanyam

Tatsuo Ushijima
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan, Graduate School of International Management
Dissertation Title: "Evolution of Multinationality and the Value of the Firm"
Dissertation Chairman:

Heather Berry
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Dissertation Title: "The Exploitation and Development of Intangible Assets by Multinational Assets"
Dissertation Chairman and Chairwoman: Professor de la Torre and Professor Sakakibara

Javier Gomez Biscarri
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: University of Navarra, Spain
Dissertation Title: "Interest Rates and the Transition to a Monetary Union"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Edwards and Leamer

Petra Christmann
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: Darden School, University of Virginia
Dissertation Title: "Environmental Strategies of Multinational Companies"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors de la Torre and Yip



Information Systems


Ping Wang
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Maryland
Dissertation Title: "Fashion in Information Technology"
Dissertation Chairwoman and Chairman: Professor Zucker and Professor Swanson

David R. Firth
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: University of Montana, School of Business Administration
Dissertation Title: "The Supply of Information into, The Search for Information Within, and The Use of Information from IT-Based Organizational Memory Systems"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Swanson

Enrique Dans
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Instituto de Empressa, Spain
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on IT Innovation and Productivity"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Swanson

Sabine Gabriele Hirt
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: City University of Hong Kong
Dissertation Title: "Dynamics of Media Choice Behavior in Multinational Organizations"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Swanson

Makoto Nakayama
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: De Paul University
Dissertation Title: "Information Technology Impact on Interorganizational Relationships in Marketing Channels"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Swanson

Management and Organizations 


Benjamin Everly
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  University of Sussex
Dissertation Title:  "The Fear of Femininity:  How Men's Motivation to Maintain Manhood Status Influences Performance"
Dissertation Chairwoman:  Professor Shih

Angélica Gutiérrez
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: University of Michigan (post doc)
Dissertation Title: “The Effect of Social Dominance Orientation on Reactions to University and Employment Recruitment and Selection Policies”
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Unzueta

Nicholas Hays
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: New York University (post doc)
Dissertation Title: “Social Climbing: A Contextual Approach to Understanding the Effects of Social Hierarchy on Individual Cognition and Behavior”
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Bendersky and Goldstein

Ming-Hong Tsai
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: “Information Sharing Within Groups”
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Shih

Alice Wieland
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: University of Nevada, Reno
Dissertation Title: “Gender and Decision-Making: Competitive, Risky and Entrepreneurial Decisions: Three Essays Related to How Sex and Gender Influence Decisions in Different Contexts”
Dissertation Chairman: Professor McKelvey

Rangapriya Narasimhan
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: University of San Diego
Dissertation Title: "Understanding Intrapreneurs and the Mechanics of Opportunity Exploitation"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lawrence and Professor Flamholtz

Neha Parikh Shah
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: Rutgers University
Dissertation Title: "The Individual Effect of Multiplex Relationships in Workplace Social Networks"
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Lawrence

Vicki Scherwin
Year of Graduation: 2009
First academic placement: Long Beach State University
Dissertation Title: "The Overlooked Dimension of Leadership: Follower Self-Interest"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Culbert

Hilla Dotan
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Dissertation Title: "Friendship Ties at Work: Origins, Evolution and Consequences for Managerial Effectiveness"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lewin

Emily Mung-Lam Nason
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Dissertation Title: "Uncertainty and Fairness Judgments: The Role of Information Ambiguity"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Jacoby

Elissa Beth Grossman
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "New Venture Creation and Network Tie Formation: A Longitudinal Study of Nascent Entrepreneurs' Efforts in Business-Building"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lewin

Wei Hua
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: "The Role of Social Context: Putting Similarity Effects on Organizational Attachment in Perspective"
Dissertation Chairwoman and Chairman:: Professor Lawrence and Professor Lewin

Jean-Francois Axel Hugues Coget
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: HEC School of Management, Paris, France
Dissertation Title: "Leadership in Motion: An Investigation into the Psychological Processes that Drive Behavior when Leaders Respond to "Real-Time" Operational Challenges"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Culbert

Lisa A. Barron
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of California, Irvine
Dissertation Title: "Talk that Pays: Differences in Salary Negotiators' Beliefs and Behaviors"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Gersick



Marketing


Rafael Becerril Arreola
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  University of South Carolina
Dissertation Title:  "Modeling Consumer Preferences for Status-signaling Brands:  Branding, Pricing and Product-line Decisions"
Dissertation Chairman:  Professor Hanssens 

Inigo Gallo
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  IESE, Spain
Dissertation Title:  "The Processing and Evaluation of Experiences"
Dissertation Chairman:  Professor Sood

Ho Kim
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  Azusa Pacific University
Dissertation Title:  "Consumer Online Search and New-Product Marketing"
Dissertation Chairman:  Professor Hanssens

Hyewook Jeong
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Dissertation Title: "The Indecisive Consumer: Coping with Negative Emotion by Seeking Variety"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Drolet

Min Ha Hwang
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: McGill University, Canada
Dissertation Title:
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Bronnenberg and Thomadsenbr

Claudia Townsend
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: University of Miami
Dissertation Title: "The Impact of Product Aesthetics in Consumer Choice"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Sood

Hyun Sang Shin
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Long Island University
Dissertation Title: "Strategic and Financial Implications of New Product Quality in High-Tech Industries"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hanssens

Oliver Rutz
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Paid Search Advertising"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bucklin

Michael Trusov
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: University of Maryland
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Internet Marketing"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bucklin

Paulo Albuquerque
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: University of Rochester
Dissertation Title: "Using Multi-Market Information to Improve Understanding of Firm and Consumer Behavior"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bronnenberg

Garrett Sonnier
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: University of Texas, Austin
Dissertation Title: "Bayesian Analysis of Consumer Willingness-to-Pay"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ainslie

Amit Joshi
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Central Florida
Dissertation Title: "The Direct, Indirect and Feedback Effects of Marketing Actions"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hanssens

Yi Cathy Chen
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Chairwoman and Chairman: Professors Scott and Zhang

Andres Terech
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: IAE/Universidad Austral, Argentina
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Consideration Sets"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bucklin

Shijin Yoo
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title:" Essays on Customer Equity and Product Marketing"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hanssens

Julian Villanueva
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: IESE Business School, Spain
Dissertation Title: "Acquisition Channels and Price Discrimination in a Customer Equity Framework"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hannsens

Caterina Sismeiro Ribeiro
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "Modeling Browsing and Purchase on the Internet Using Click Stream Data"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bucklin

Loraine Lau
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: University of Minnesota
Dissertation Title: "Understanding Consumers' Evaluations of Mixed Affective Experiences"
Dissertation Chairmen and Chairwoman: Professors Aaker and Scott

Koen Pauwels
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Dissertation Title: "Long-Term Marketing Effectiveness in Mature, Emerging and Changing Markets"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hanssens

Tirthankar Roy
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Michigan
Dissertation Title: "An Analysis of Fidelity Programs"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Bikhchandani and Morrison

Patricia Anne Williams
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: New York University
Dissertation Title: "The Impact of Emotional Advertising Appeals on Consumer Implicit and Explicit Memory"
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Scott



Strategy


James Owen Ostler
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  University of Michigan
Dissertation Title:  "Strategic Risk Taking Under Competition"
Dissertation Chairman:  Professor Lieberman 

Sara Elizabeth Parker
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  Rutgers University
Dissertation Title:  "Conflict of Interest and Incentives in Health Care"
Dissertation Co-Chairmen:  Professors Lieberman and Ramanarayanan 

David Bardolet
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Bocconi University
Dissertation Title: "New Perspectives on Capital Allocation"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Fox

Marco Huesch
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Duke University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Healthcare Economics"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors McKelvey and Zame

Hyok-Jon Dharma Kwon
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dissertation Title: "The Impact of Uncertainty on Operational Decisions"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lippman

Gabriel Natividad
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: NYU, Stern School
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Corporate Finance and Strategy"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Bernardo and Lieberman

Natarajan Balasubramanian
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Florida International University
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Learning and Innovation"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lieberman

Jeongsik Lee
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Georgia Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title: "Essays on the Economics of Exchange Networks"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor John de Figueiredo

Rongrong Ren
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: "Learning by Firms and Technological Innovation"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Olav Sorenson

Jina Kang
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: California State University, Fullerton
Dissertation Title: "The Knowledge Advantage: Tracing and Testing the Impact of Knowledge Characteristics and Relationship Ties on Project Performance"
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Goodman

Belen Villalonga
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: Harvard Business School
Dissertation Title: " 'Chop Shop' Valuation Models and the Diversification Discount "
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Roll and Rumelt

Panayiota Konstantina Kiousis
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Ohio State University
Dissertation Title: "Knowledge, Incentives, and Growth"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors McKelvey and Zame

Manel Baucells
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Navarra, Spain
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Cooperative Game Theory"
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Lippman and Shapley