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Ph.D. Job Candidates 2022-2023

Placement Director 
Elaine Liu
Interim Graduate Director
emliu@uh.edu

Graduate Director
Kei-Mu Yi
kyi3@central.uh.edu 

Placement Coordinator
Amber Pozo
Graduate Program Administrator
713.743.3805
apozo@uh.edu

Candidate

Fields of Interest/Thesis Title

References

Nabila

Nabila Rahman Biju

nbiju@uh.edu

708.603.3864

Website

CV

Household Finance and Consumption, Banking and Financial Institutes, Applied Econometrics. Financial Economics 

"Non-durable Consumption in Recourse and Non-Recourse States"

Bent Sorensen

Andrea Szabo

Fan Wang

Ruxandra Boul

Weonhyeok Chung

Weonhyeok Chung

wchung5@uh.edu

832-531-9653

Website

CV

Labor Economics, Social Networks, Economics of Education

"How Do Adolescents Make Friends? Insights from the Gravity Model"

Chinhui Juhn

Yona Rubinstein

Vikram Maheshri

Nathan Canen

Oscar

Oscar Gálvez-Soriano

ogalvezs@Central.uh.edu

832-617-3937

Website

CV

Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Economics of Education

“Impact of English Instruction on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Mexico”

 

Aimee Chin

Chinhui Juhn

Fan Wang

Ruxandra Boul

Hussain

Hussain Hadah

hhadah@uh.edu

602-393-8077

Website

CV

Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Development Economics

"The Effect of Racial and Ethnic Attitudes on Hispanic Identity in the U.S.”

Chinhui Juhn

Willa Friedman

Vikram Maheshri

Yona Rubinstein

Annie

Annie Yu-Hsin Hsu

yhsu6@uh.edu

346-235-6974

Website

CV

Public Economics, Urban Economics, Public Policy

"Dealing with Fiscal Stress: Cities versus Suburbs"

Steve Craig

Janet Kohlhase

Pablo Pinto

Sunny Wong

Hoanh

Hoanh Le

hle21@uh.edu

Website

CV

Real Estate Economics, Urban Economics, Environmental Economics, Transportation Economics

“Damage vs. Risk Perception: How Do House Prices Recover after Hurricanes?”

Steve Craig

Bent Sorensen

Janet Kohlhase

Ruxandra Boul

Jia

Jia Liu

jliu72@uh.edu

Website

CV

Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Public Economics

“Pension Reform, Child Investment and Household Saving in China”

Kei-Mu Yi

Bent Sorensen

Vegard Nygaard

Ruxandra Boul

Luh

Elizabeth Luh

elizabethluh@gmail.com

Website

CV

Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics

"Criminal Court Fees, Earnings, and Expenditures: A Multi-State RD Analysis of Survey and Administrative Data"

Mike Mueller-Smith

Keith Finlay

Vikram Maheshri

Mashrur

Md Abdullah Al Mashrur

mmashrur@central.uh.edu

Website

CV

Development Economics, Labor Economics

“Anti-Open Grazing Laws: Evidence from Nigeria”

Aimee Chin

Willa Friedman

Gergely Ujhelyi

Mendoza 

Liu Mendoza 

lamendozaperez@uh.edu

Website

CV

Macroeconomics, International Finance

"Dollarization after Inflation Stabilization and the Distributional Effects of De-dollarization Strategies"
 

German Cubas

Bent Sorensen

Radek Paluszynski

Jose 

Jose Mota

jmotaaqu@cougarnet.uh.edu

929-285-9234

Website

CV

Macroeconomics, Development Macroeconomics

"International Migrants and the Human Capital Formation of Their Left-Behind Children"

Kei-Mu Yi

German Cubas

Bent Sorensen

Tanwar 

Vasundhara Tanwar

vtanwar@uh.edu

Website

CV

Immigration and Remittances, Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

“Simultaneity of Remittance and Migration Choice: The Case of Mexican Households”

Kei-Mu Yi

Bent Sorensen

Aimee Chin


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