Former Doctoral Students

2017 – Maryam Razeghian

Dissertation: “The Economics of Sharing Markets

Jury: Semyon Malamud (EPFL; jury president), Daniel Kuhn (EPFL), David Myatt (LBS), Armin Schmutzler (Univ. of Zurich).

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2013 – Lauren Cipriano

Lauren Cipriano, jointly advised by Professor Thomas Weber and Professor Margaret Brandeau (Stanford University), obtained her PhD in June 2013

Dissertation on “Optimal Information Collection for Dynamic Health Policy.”

Reading Committee: Margaret Brandeau, Douglas Owens.

First Position: Assistant Professor of Management Science at the Ivey Business School of the University of Western Ontario in Canada.

2013 – Naveed Chehrazi

Naveed Chehrazi obtained his PhD in June 2013

Dissertation: “Identification and Optimization of Stochastic Systems”

Reading Committee: Kay Giesecke, Peter Glynn, Yinyu Ye

First/Current Position: Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the McCombs School of Business of the University of Texas at Austin in the USA

2008 – Claire D. Tomkins

Dissertation: “Allocation and Pricing of Water Resources”

Reading Committee: David Freyberg, James Sweeney

First Position: Gigaton Throwdown Project

Current Position: Director of Research, Carbon War Room

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2007 – Hongxia Xiong

Dissertation: “Coordination and Inventory Management in Supply Chains”

Reading Committee: Warren Hausman, Hau Lee

First/Current Position: DemandTec

2006 – Abhishek Bapna

Dissertation: “Essays in Mechanism Design”

Reading Committee: Ramesh Johari, Michael Ostrovsky

First/Current Position: Google

2005 – Bruno H. Strulovici

Dissertation: “Essays in Mathematical Economics and Finance”

Reading Committee: Darrell Duffie, Paul Milgrom

First Position: Nuffield College, University of Oxford

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Northwestern University