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
Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management
Finance
Global Economics and Management
International Business and Comparative Management
Information Systems
Management and Organizations
Marketing
Strategy

Accounting

 
Omri Even-Tov (Ph.D. '15)
First academic placement: U.C. Berkeley
Dissertation Title: Can the Bond Price Reaction to Earnings Announcements Predict Future Stock Returns
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Trueman
Ben Lourie (Ph.D. '15)
First academic placement: U.C. Irvine
Dissertation Title: The Revolving-Door of Sell-side Analysts: A Threat to Analysts' Independence? 
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hayn
Chi Cheng (Ph.D. '14)
First placement: Brattle Group
Dissertation TItle: Managerial Overconfidence, Firm Performance and Private Loan Contracting
Disseration Chairman: Professor Trueman
Daniel Aobdia (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: Northwestern University
Dissertation Title: Sharing Suppliers and Information Spillovers: The Case of the Auditor
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hughes
Elizabeth Gutierrez (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: Florida International University
Dissertation Title: Evidence on the Role of Accounting Conservatism in Debt Contracting 
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Aboody
Ruihao Ke (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: Southern Methodist University
Dissertation Title: Predicting Financial Distress: The Role of Earnings Quality
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Trueman
Tsahi Versano (Ph.D. '11)
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: Discretionary Disclosure in Agencies
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Trueman
Mingshan Zhang (Ph.D. '05)
First academic placement: Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Dissertation Title: Three Essays in Accounting
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hughes

Decisions, Operations, & Technology Mgt.

 
Christian Blanco (Ph.D. '17)
Academic placement: Ohio State University
Dissertation Title: Climate Change Strategies and the Impact of Risk Assessments: Three Panel Data Studies 
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Caro and Professor Corbett
Sandeep Rath (Ph.D. '16)
Academic placement: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Dissertation Title: Resource Planning Models for Healthcare Organizations 
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Rajaram
Paul Rebeiz (Ph.D. '16)
Placement: Amazon
Dissertation Title: Management of Demand Response Programs in the Electricity Industry
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ahmadi
Boyoun Choi (Ph.D. '15)
First academic placement: Goldman Sachs
Dissertation Title: Information Chains and Content Management
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Karmarkar
Wei Zhang (Ph.D. '15)
First academic placement: University of Hong Kong
Dissertation Title: Understanding the Process and Impacts of Price Bargaining and Contracting in High-Tech Supply Chains: A Combination of Empirical and Theoretical Analysis
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ahmadi
Aparupa Das Gupta (Ph.D. '14)
First academic placement: No placement
Dissertation TItle: Managerial Overconfidence, Firm Performance and Private Loan Contracting
Disseration Co-Chairman: Professor Karmarkar and Professor Roels
George Georgiadis (PhD '13)
First academic placement: Boston University
Dissertation Title: Interdisciplinary Essays in Economics and Operations Management 
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Tang
Morvarid Rahmani (Ph.D. '13)
First academic placement: Georgia Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title: The Dynamics of Collaboration in Knowledge-Based Work Processes
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professors Karmarkar and Roels
Foad Iravani (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: University of Washington
Dissertation Title: Essays on Supply Chains Facing Competition from Gray Markets
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ahmadi
Dimitrios Andritsos (Ph.D. '11)
First academic placement: HEC, Paris
Dissertation Title: Interdisciplinary Studies in Operations Management: Applications in Healthcare and Marketing
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Tang
Onesun Steve Yoo (Ph.D. '10)
First academic placement: Cornell University
Dissertation Title: Environmental Issues in Operations Management
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Corbett
Soo-Haeng Cho (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: Carnegie Mellon University
Dissertation Title: Asymmetric Optimal Policies in Multi-Dimensional Operational Decisions 
Dissertation Chairman: Professor McCardle
Sarang Deo (Ph.D. '07)
First academic placement: Kellogg, Northwestern University
Dissertation Title: Three Essays in Health Care Operations Management
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Corbett
Rui Yin (Ph.D. '07)
First academic placement: Arizona State University
Dissertation Title: Pricing and Production for the Supply Chain Management
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Tang
Murat Bayiz (Ph.D. '05)
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: Coordination and Incentive Contracts in Stochastic Project Management
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Corbett
Barbara Somlo (Ph.D. '05)
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 (Ph.D. '05)
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 (Ph.D. '04)
First academic placement: University of Florida
Dissertation Title: Essays on Operations-Marketing Strategy
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professors Corbett and Tang
Thanos Papadimitriou (Ph.D. '04)
First academic placement: Bocconi University, Italy
Dissertation Title: Efficient Data Inventory Management
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Mamer
Thomas Romer (Ph.D. '00)
First academic placement: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title: Managing Product Development Processes
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ahmadi
Laura Melody Williams (Ph.D. '00)
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

 
Eric Cho (Ph.D. '17)
Academic placement: Korea
Dissertation Title: The Impact of Local Media on Household Investment Decisions
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Subrahmanyam and Professor Stuart
Shenje Hshieh (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: City University of Hong Kong
Dissertation Title: Essays in Corporate Goverance and Innovation
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Garmaise
Nimesh Patel (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: University of Hawaii, Shidler College of Business
Dissertation Title: Essays in Empirical Finance
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Welch
Jiasun Li (Ph.D. '16)
First academic placement: George Mason University
Dissertation TItle: The Role of Information in Financial Markets, Security Design, and Theory of the Firm
Disseration Chairman: Professor Grinblatt
Robert Richmond (Ph.D. '16)
First academic placement: New York University Stern School of Business
Dissertation Title: Essays on the Fundamental Determinants of International Asset Prices
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Chernov
Yuji Sakurai (Ph.D. '16)
Placement: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Dissertation Title: How Does the Bond Market Perceive Macroeconomic Risks under Zero Lower Bound?
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Longstaff and Professor Chernov
Yaron Levi (Ph.D. '15)
First academic placement: USC
Dissertation Title: Information Architecture and Intertemporal Choice: A Randomized Field Experiement in the United States
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Welch
Aurelien Phillippot (Ph.D. '15)
First academic placement: Universite Laval, Canada
Dissertation Title: Essays in Empirical Finance
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Garmaise
Brian Waters (Ph.D. '15)
First academic placement: University of Colorado, Boulder
Dissertation TItle: Unwinding Venture Capital Investments: Asset Sales with Active Ownership
Disseration Chairman: Professor Carlin
Florian Schulz (Ph.D. '14)
First academic placement: University of Washington
Dissertation Title: Essays in Finance and Economics
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Garmaise
Xiaolan Zhang (Ph.D. '14)
First academic placement: University of Texas
Dissertation Title: Human Capital Investment, Cash Flow Risk and Capital Structure Dynamics
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lustig
Shaun Davies (Ph.D. '13)
First academic placement: University of Colorado, Boulder
Dissertation Title: Essays in Finance
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ahmadi
Phillip Wool (Ph.D. '13)
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 (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: University of New Mexico
Dissertation Title: Three Essays in Empirical Finance
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professors Bernardo and Subrahmanyam
Priyank Gandhi (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: Notre Dame University
Dissertation Title: Systemic Risks, Financial Intermediaries and Asset Markets
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Longstaff
Michael Nowotny (Ph.D. '11)
First academic placement: Boston University
Dissertation Title: Asset Pricing with Heterogeneous Agents and Disaster Risk
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Grinblatt
Konark Saxena (Ph.D. '11)
First academic placement: University of New South Wales
Dissertation Title: Essays in Empirical Finance
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professor Chowdhry and Professor Roll
Alberto Plazzi (Ph.D. '10)
First academic placement: Swiss Institute of Finance, Switzerland
Dissertation Title: Essays in International Trade and Globalization
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Torous
Albert Sheen (Ph.D. '09)
First academic placement: Harvard Business School
Dissertation Title: Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bernardo
Cesare Fracassi (Ph.D. '09)
First academic placement: University of Texas at Austin
Dissertation Title: Social Networks and Finance
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professors Grinblatt and Professor Tate
Ehud Peleg (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: USC Marshall School
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Asset Pricing, Portfolio Choice and Behavioral Finance
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professors Benartzi and Professor Subrahmanyam
TYuzhao Zhang (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: Temple University
Dissertation Title: Essays on Return Predictability and Volatility Estimation
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll
Yi Zhou (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: University of Oklahoma
Dissertation Title: Leverage, Asset Pricing and Its Implications
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Geske
Brett Myers (Ph.D. '07)
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: Effects of the Political Process on Financial Topics
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Garmaise
Juhani Linnainmaa (Ph.D. '06)
First academic placement: University of Chicago
Dissertation Title: Essays on Learning and Investment Behavior
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Grinblatt
Alessio Saretto (Ph.D. '06)
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: Three Essays in Empirical Asset Pricing
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll
Selale Tuzel (Ph.D. '05)
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: Three Essays in Asset Pricing
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Grinblatt
Laura Frieder (Ph.D. '04)
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: An Investigation of the Trading Patterns and Heuristics of Stockholders
Dissertation Chairman: Professors Roll and Professor Subrahmanyam
Martin Dierker (Ph.D. '03)
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 (Ph.D. '03)
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: Essays on Liquidity, Stock Returns and Behavioral Finance
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Subrahmanyam
Ashley Wenqing Wang (Ph.D. '03)
First academic placement: University of California, Irvine, Graduate School of Management
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Empirical Asset Pricing
Dissertation Chairman: Professors Longstaff and Professor Brennan
Shingo Goto (Ph.D. '02)
First academic placement: University of South Carolina
Dissertation Title: Prices and Stock Returns
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Torous
Amit Goyal (Ph.D. '02)
First academic placement: Emory University
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on the Predictability of Stock Returns
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll
Bing Han (Ph.D. '02)
First academic placement: Ohio State University
Dissertation Title: Essays on Liquidity, Stock Returns and Behavioral Finance
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Subrahmanyam
Jiang Luo (Ph.D. '01)
First academic placement: Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Dissertation Title: Three Essays in Finance
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Brennan
Shu Yan (Ph.D. '01)
First academic placement: University of Arizona
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Stock Market Volatility and Stock Return Predictability
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll
Felipe Aguerrevere (Ph.D. '00)
First academic placement: University of Alberta, Canada
Dissertation Title: Essays on Real Options
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Schwartz
Augusto Castillo (Ph.D. '00)
First academic placement: Catolica University, Chile
Dissertation Title: Essays on Event Studies and on Numerical Methods
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Brennan
Pansy Lin (Ph.D. '00)
First academic placement: Emory University
Dissertation Title: Organizational Structure, Agency Theory, and Capital Allocation
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Welch
Yihong Xia (Ph.D. '00)
First academic placement: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
Dissertation Title: The Effect of Learning and Predictability on Optimal Dynamic Portfolio Strategies and Asset Prices
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Brennan

Global Economics and Management

 
Andrea Di Miceli (Ph.D. '17)
Placement: Analysis Group
Dissertation Title: Essays on Development and Political Economics
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Wacziarg
Stefano Fiorin (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: Postdoctoral research at UCSD
Dissertation Title: Essays in Behavioral Economics
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bursztyn
Yang Yang (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: IMF
Dissertation TItle: Essays on Economic Growth and International Trade
Disseration Chairman: Professor Wacziarg
Alvaro Garcia (Ph.D. '14)
First academic placement: Post Doc - UCLA Economics Department
Dissertation Title: Essays on Firms and International Trade
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Leamer and Professor Voigtlaender
Juan Marcos Wlasiuk (Ph.D. '13)
First academic placement: Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile
Dissertation Title: Essays on International Development
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Edwards
Mitsuru Igami (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation TItle: Three Essays on Creative Destruction
Disseration Chairman: Professor Leamer
Bernardo Morais (Ph.D. '11)
First academic placement: Federal Reserve Board
Dissertation Title: Uncertainty and the Relative Price of Investment Goods
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Wacziarg
Daniel A. Dias (Ph.D. '10)
First academic placement: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Dissertation Title: Essays in International Trade and Globalization
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professors Leamer and Professors Wacziarg
Christine Richmond (Ph.D. '10)
First academic placement: World Bank
Dissertation Title: Essays on Firm Performance and Dynamics in Developing Countries
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Edwards
Brian Kelleher Richter (Ph.D. '10)
First academic placement: University of Western Ontario, Canada
Dissertation Title: Essays in Political Economy and Finance
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professors Leamer and Professors Wacziarg
Roberto Jaime Alvaraez Espinoza (Ph.D. '06)
First academic placement: Universidad de Chile
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Export Transitions
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Edwards
Juan Jauregui (Ph.D. '06)
First academic placement: IAE - Universidad Austral, Argentina
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on External Sector Crises
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Edwards
Marc Junkunc (Ph.D. '04)
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 Co-Chairman: Professors Osborne and Professor Leamer
Wenjin Kang (Ph.D. '04)
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 (Ph.D. '00)
First academic placement: University of Chicago
Dissertation Title: Essays in International Finance
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Darby
Rajesh Chakrabarti (Ph.D. '99)
First academic placement: University of Alberta, Canada
Dissertation Title: Essays on Information and Linkages in Financial Markets
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Roll

International Business & Comparative Mgt.

 
William Tracy (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: Rensselaer Polytechnic University
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Firm Learning
Dissertation Chairman: Professor McKelvey
Sahn-Wook Huh (Ph.D. '04)
First academic placement: Brock University, Canada
Dissertation Title: Essays on Financial Markets and Trading Behavior
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Subrahmanyam
Tatsuo Ushijima (Ph.D. '03)
First academic placement: Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan, Graduate School of International Management
Dissertation TItle: Evolution of Multinationality and the Value of the Firm
Disseration Chairman:
Heather Berry (Ph.D. '01)
First academic placement: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Dissertation Title: The Exploitation and Development of Intangible Assets by Multinational Assets
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professor de la Torre and Professor Sakakibara
Javier Gomez Biscarri (Ph.D. '00)
First academic placement: University of Navarra, Spain
Dissertation Title: Interest Rates and the Transition to a Monetary Union
Dissertation Co-Chairman: Professors Edwards and Professor Leamer

Information Systems

 
Ping Wang (Ph.D. '05)
First academic placement: Rensselaer Polytechnic University
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Firm Learning
Dissertation Chairman: Professor McKelvey
David R. Firth (Ph.D. '03)
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 (Ph.D. '00)
First academic placement: Instituto de Empressa, Spain
Dissertation TItle: Three Essays on IT Innovation and Productivity
Disseration Chairman: Professor Swanson

Management and Organizations

 
Ashley Angulo (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: postdoc at Disney Research
Dissertation Title: The Role of Feelings of Endowment in Charitable Giving Decisions
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Goldstein
Daniel Walters (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: INSEAD
Dissertation Title: Known Unknowns in Judgment and Choice
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Fox
Thomas Altura (Ph.D. '15)
First academic placement: Rensselaer San Jose State University
Dissertation Title: The Social Facticity of Partner-Status: The Case of Local Governments and Investment Banks
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Jacoby
Peter Norlander (Ph.D. '14)
First academic placement: Loyola- Chicago
Dissertation Title: Organizing Migrations: People and Knowledge Flows in the Global Economy
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Erickson
Benjamin Everly (Ph.D. '13)
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 (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: Post Doc-University of Michigan
Dissertation Title: The Effect of Social Dominance Orientation on Reactions to University and Employment Recruitment and Selection Policies
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Unzueta
Nicholas Hays (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: Post Doc-New York University
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 (Ph.D. '12)
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: Information Sharing Within Groups
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Shih
Alice Wieland (Ph.D. '12)
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 (Ph.D. '11)
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 (Ph.D. '10)
First academic placement: Rutgers University
Dissertation Title: The Individual Effect of Multiplex Relationships in Workplace Social Networks
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Lawrence
Vicki Scherwin (Ph.D. '09)
First academic placement: Long Beach State University
Dissertation Title: The Overlooked Dimension of Leadership: Follower Self-Interest
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Culbert
Emily Mung-Lam Nason (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Dissertation Title: Uncertainty and Fairness Judgments: The Role of Information Ambiguity
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Jacoby
Hilla Dotan (Ph.D. '07)
First academic placement: Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Dissertation Title: Friendship Ties at Work: Origins, Evolution and Consequences for Managerial Effectiveness
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Lewin
Wei Hua (Ph.D. '05)
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 (Ph.D. '04)
First academic placement: HEC School of Management, Paris
Dissertation Title: Leadership in Motion: An Investigation into the Psychological Processes that Drive Behavior when Leaders Respond to Real-Time Operational Challenges
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Culbert
Zeynep Aksehirli (Ph.D. '03)
First academic placement: Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Dissertation Title: Transfer of Organizational Norms through Electronic Communication
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Lawrence

Marketing

 
Charlene Chu (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: Chapman University
Dissertation Title: Of Photographs, Souvenirs, and Ticket Stubs: Understanding Mementos
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Shu
Marissa Sharif (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: Wharton School of Business
Dissertation Title: The Benefits of Emergency Reserves in Goal Preference and Persistence
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Shu
Wayne Taylor (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: SMU Cox
Dissertation Title: Modeling Customer Behavior in Loyalty Programs
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bodapati
Lisa Jiang (Ph.D. '16)
First academic placement: Post Doc- Carnegie Mellon
Dissertation Title: How Consumers React to the Negative Emotions of Loss, Embarrassment, and Stress
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Drolet Rossi
Mirei Takashima (Ph.D. '16)
First academic placement: No placement
Dissertation Title: Self-Expression Through Brand and Consumption Choices: Examining Cross-Cultural Differences
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Sood
Paul Hoban (Ph.D. '14)
First academic placement: University of Wisconsin
Dissertation Title: Advertising, Promotion, Sales and Reviews: Three Models to Better Understand Internet Marketing
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bucklin
Elizabeth Webb (Ph.D. '14)
First academic placement: University of Hong Kong
Dissertation Title: What is a Risk? Essays Evaluating the Stable and Fluid Factors Separately Affecting Consumer Risk Preference and Perception
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Shu
ARafael Becerril Arreola (Ph.D. '13)
First academic placement: University of South Carolina
Dissertation TItle: Modeling Consumer Preferences for Status-signaling Brands: Branding, Pricing and Product-line Decisions
Disseration Co-Chairman: Professor Hanssens
Inigo Gallo (Ph.D. '13)
First academic placement: Boston University
Dissertation Title: The Processing and Evaluation of Experiences
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Sood
Ho Kim (Ph.D. '13)
First academic placement: Azusa Pacific University
Dissertation Title: Consumer Online Search and New-Product Marketing
Dissertation Chairman: Professors Hanssens
Hyewook Jeong (Ph.D. '11)
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 (Ph.D. '10)
First academic placement: McGill University, Canada
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Food and Grocery Retailing
Co-Chairman: Professors Bronnenberg and Thomadsenbr
Claudia Townsend (Ph.D. '10)
First academic placement: University of Miami
Dissertation Title: The Impact of Product Aesthetics in Consumer Choice
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Sood
Hyun Sang Shin (Ph.D. '08)
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 (Ph.D. '07)
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Paid Search Advertising
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bucklin
Michael Trusov (Ph.D. '07)
First academic placement: University of Maryland
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Internet Marketing
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bucklin
Paulo Albuquerque (Ph.D. '06)
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 (Ph.D. '06)
First academic placement: University of Texas, Austin
Dissertation Title: Bayesian Analysis of Consumer Willingness-to-Pay
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Ainslie
Amit Joshi (Ph.D. '05)
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 (Ph.D. '04)
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: Essays on Operations-Marketing Strategy
Dissertation Chairwoman and Chairman: Professors Scott and Zhang
Andres Terech (Ph.D. '04)
First academic placement: IAE/Universidad Austral, Argentina
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Consideration Sets
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Bucklin
Shijin Yoo (Ph.D. '04)
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: Essays on Customer Equity and Product Marketing
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Hanssens
Julian Villanueva (Ph.D. '03)
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 (Ph.D. '02)
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 (Ph.D. '01)
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 (Ph.D. '01)
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

Strategy

 
Bennett Chiles (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: Columbia University
Dissertation Title: Shrouded Information and Strategic Transparency: Three Essays on Price Obfuscation
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lieberman
Cristian Ramirez (Ph.D. '17)
First academic placement: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Non-Monetary Incentives and Employee Compensation
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Larkin
Vanessa Burbano (Ph.D. '15)
First academic placement: Columbia University
Dissertation Title:Three Essays on Corporate Social Responsibility
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lieberman and Profesor Snyder
Bo Kyung Kim (Ph.D. '13)
First academic placement: No placement
Dissertation Title: Essays on the Effect of Financial Crises on Corporate Management
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lieberman
James Owen Ostler (Ph.D. '13)
First academic placement: University of Michigan
Dissertation TItle: Strategic Risk Taking Under Competition
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lieberman
Sara Elizabeth Parker (Ph.D. '13)
First academic placement:Rutgers University
Dissertation Title: Conflict of Interest and Incentives in Health Care
Dissertation Co-Chairmen: Professors Lieberman and Ramanarayanan
David Bardolet (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: Bocconi University
Dissertation Title: New Perspectives on Capital Allocation
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Fox
Marco Huesch (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: Duke University
Dissertation Title: Three Essays in Healthcare Economics
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors McKelvey and Zame
Hyok-Jon Dharma Kwon (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dissertation Title: The Impact of Uncertainty on Operational Decisions
Dissertation Chairman: Professor Lippman
Gabriel Natividad (Ph.D. '08)
First academic placement: NYU, Stern School
Dissertation Title: Essays in Corporate Finance and Strategy
Dissertation Chairmen: Professors Bernardo and Lieberman
Natarajan Balasubramanian (Ph.D. '07)
First academic placement: Florida International University
Dissertation Title: Essays on Learning and Innovation
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Lawrence
Jeongsik Lee (Ph.D. '07)
First academic placement: Georgia Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title: Essays on the Economics of Exchange Networks
Dissertation Chairman: Professor John de Figueiredo
Rongrong Ren (Ph.D. '05)
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: Learning by Firms and Technological Innovation
Dissertation Chairwoman: Professor Olav Sorenson
Jina Kang (Ph.D. '02)
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 (Ph.D. '01)
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 (Ph.D. '00)
First academic placement: Ohio State University
Dissertation Title: Knowledge, Incentives, and Growth
Dissertation Dissertation Chairmen: Professors McKelvey and Zame
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