Berlin School of Economics
Job Market Candidates 2019/2020


Postdoctoral Job Market Candidates



Zarko Kalamov

Fields of research: Public Economics, Health Economics

Job market paper: Tax Havens and Welfare in Non-Haven Countries in a Dynamic World

Dissertation title: Three Essays on Tax Competition Under Uncertainty

Dissertation completion: 2015

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Marco Runkel

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Personal website

E-mail: zarko.y.kalamov@tu-berlin.de



Daniel Kemptner

Fields of research: Health Economics, Education Economics, Public Economics, Pension Policy, Applied Microeconometrics

Job market paper:  Insurance, Redistribution and the Inequality of Lifetime Income ;
Health Related Life Cycle Risks and Public Insurance

Dissertation title: Education, Health Risks, and Economic Outcomes: Essays Based on Micro Data

Dissertation completion: 2013

Supervisors: Peter Haan, Frank Fossen

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Personal website

E-mail: dkemptner@diw.de



Aleksandra Peeva

Fields of research: Political Economy, International Trade

Job market paper: Did Sanctions Help Putin?

Dissertation title: Political Goals, Economic Constraints: Explaining the Motivation and Effects of Economic Sanctions

Supervisor: Professor Marcel Fratzscher, Professor Nikolaus Wolf

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https://sites.google.com/view/aleksandra-peeva/" target="_blank">Personal website

E-mail: Aleksandra.Peeva@fu-berlin.de



Yangwei Song

Fields of research: Information economics, Behavioral economics

Job market paper: Efficient Design with Small Informational Size and Small Ambiguity

Dissertation title: Essays on Repeated Games and Mechanism Design

Supervisors: Srihari Govindan, Asen Kochov

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Personal website

E-mail: yangwei.song@hu-berlin.de


Doctoral Job Market Candidates



Pablo Anaya

Fields of research: International Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Finance

Job market paper: Foreign Currency Mismatch and the Financial Channel of Exchange Rates

Dissertation title: Essays in International Macroeconomics

Projected dissertation completion: Spring 2020

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Mathias Trabandt and Jesper Lindé, PhD

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Personal website

E-mail: pablo.anaya@fu-berlin.de ; mail@pablo-anaya.com



Julio G. Fournier Gabela

Fields of research: 1. Spatial CGE modeling, 2. Transport economics, 3. The economics of natural disasters

Job market paper: Synthetic industries: The long-term effects of the 1995 Kobe Earthquake on the manufacturing sector

Dissertation title: Modeling the economic effects of natural disasters: A spatial general equilibrium approach

Projected dissertation completion: Fall 2020

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hermann Lotze-Capen

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E-mail: jfournier@diw.de


Ana Garcia-Hernandez

Fields of research: Development Economics, Political Economy, Behavioral Economics, Gender

Job market paper: Political Voice and Pro-sociality: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-field Experiment in Uganda

Dissertation title: Essays in Development Economics and Gender

Projected dissertation completion: July 2020

Supervisors: Alexander Coutts and Macartan Humphreys

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Personal Website

E-mail: garcia-hernandez.ana@novasbe.pt



Stefan Gebauer

Fields of research: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Macro-Finance, Macroprudential Regulation, Financial Stability, Financial Frictions

Job market paper: Welfare-Based Optimal Macroprudential Policy with Shadow Banks

Dissertation title: The Role of Financial Stability in Monetary Policy

Projected dissertation completion: Spring 2020

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Mathias Trabandt

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E-mail: sgebauer@diw.de



Martín Harding

Fields of research: Macroeconomics, Monetary economics

Job market paper: Monetary Policy and Household Net Worth

Dissertation title: Essays in Macroeconomics

Projected dissertation completion: July 2020

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Mathias Trabandt

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E-mail: mharding@diw.de


Maximilian Linek

Fields of research: Development Economics, Labor Economics

Job market paper: Dictating Development? Achieving Targets through Community Work

Dissertation title: Essays in Development and Labor Economics

Supervisor: Christian Traxler

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E-mail: m.linek@phd.hertie-school.org



Luis Sarmiento

Fields of research: Environmental and Energy Economics

Job market paper: Nitrous oxides and the productivity of cognitive labor

Dissertation title: Pollution and Humans, an Econometric Study

Supervisors: Christian Von Hirschhausen

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Personal website

E-mail: asarmiento@diw.de



Maximilian Schäfer

Fields of research: Industrial Organization, Digital Economics, Sharing Economy

Job market paper: Data Network Effects: The Example of Internet Search

Dissertation title: Competition Policy and Regulatory Challenges of the Digital Economy

Supervisors: Tomaso Duso and Hannes Ullrich

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E-mail: mschaefer@diw.de



Renke Schmacker

Fields of research: Behavioral Economics, Public Economics, Experimental Economics

Job market paper: Can Sin Taxes Help Consumers with Low Self-Control? Evidence from Soft Drink and Fat Tax Reforms

Dissertation title: Essays in Behavioral Public Economics

Projected dissertation completion: Summer 2020

Supervisors: Peter Haan and Dorothea Kübler

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E-mail: rschmacker@diw.de



Kevin Ducbao Tran

Fields of research: Empirical Industrial Organization, Behavioral Economics, Digital Economics

Job market paper: Partitioned Pricing and Consumer Welfare

Dissertation title: Essays on the Economics of Online Platforms

Projected dissertation completion: Summer 2020

Supervisors: Tomaso Duso and Hannes Ullrich

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Personal website

E-mail: ktran@diw.de