Job Market Candidates

Yale School of Management PhD students on the job market in 2014-2015.

Ernest Baskin

Dissertation Committee: Nathan Novemsky (Chair), Ravi Dhar, Shane Frederick, Zoe Chance
Research Interests: Context Effects in Choice, Future Biases in Decision Making, Role of Goals and Expectations in Consumer Behavior, Gift Giving, Judgment and Decision Making, Gambling and Emotion
Job Market Paper Title: “Choice as Opportunity: The Role of Attribution”
Ernest Baskin’s Website

Lawrence J. Jin

Dissertation Committee: Jonathan E. Ingersoll, Jr. (Chair), Nicholas C. Barberis, Andrei Shleifer (Harvard), Robin M. Greenwood (Harvard)
Research Interests: Asset Pricing, Behavioral Finance, Institutional Frictions, Financial Intermediaries, Household Finance
Job Market Paper Title: “A Speculative Asset Pricing Model of Financial Instability”
Lawrence J. Jin’s Website

Michelle Y. Lu

Dissertation Committee: Jiwoong Shin (Chair), K. Sudhir, Arthur Campbell, Subrata Sen
Research Interests: Communication, Consumer Education, Creative Industries, High-tech Marketing, Advertising, Applied Game Theory, Supermodular Games, Information Theory
Job Market Paper Title: “Strategic Consumer Education”
Michelle Y. Lu’s Website

Jennifer Savary

Dissertation Committee: Ravi Dhar (Chair), Shane Frederick, George Newman, Nathan Novemsky
Research Interests: Judgment & Decision Making, Consumer Psychology, Self-Signaling, Prosocial Decision Making
Job Market Paper Title: “When Quitting Feels Like Giving Up: Self-Signaling Considerations in Forfeiture Choice”
Jennifer Savary’s Website

Simon Huang

Dissertation Committee: William N. Goetzmann (Chair), Nicholas C. Barberis, Andrew Metrick, Jacob K. Thomas
Research Interests: Behavioral Finance, Empirical Asset Pricing, Investment Management
Job Market Paper Title: "The Momentum Gap and Return Predictability"
Simon Huang's Website