Presenters

On job market

Min Fang

University of Rochester

I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Rochester. I will join HEC Lausanne/GFRI as a Postdoctoral Researcher starting from Spring 2021.

Fields: Macro, Monetary, Finance, Urban

Farid Farrokhi

Purdue University

I am an assistant professor of economics at Purdue University. My research combines theory and data at the intersection of trade and economic geography. I am also interested in applications related to agriculture, resources, and environment.

Stefano Fasani

Queen Mary University of London

I am Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow at the School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London. I earned my PhD in Economics and Finance at University of Rome Tor Vergata. Previously, I was Research Fellow at Milan Bicocca and Ph.D. Trainee at ECB.

My interests are in Macroeconomics and Monetary economics. My recent research focused on the effects of heightened economic uncertainty and firm dynamics. In my Job Market Paper I study the impact of monetary policy uncertainty shocks on the entry and exit of firms from the market.

Cameron Fen

University of Michigan

Cameron Fen is a University of Michigan Ph.D. student. He is presenting his paper "GDP Forecasting Using Recurrent Neural Networks", which is joint work with Samir Undavia. His interests include combining the tools of deep learning with macroeconomics and macroeconometrics. Outside of research he enjoys running, basketball, and playing the old school video game Age of Empires II.

Tangren Feng

Bocconi University

I am an Assistant Professor at the the Department of Decision Sciences and an affiliate of IGIER at Bocconi University. My research focuses on economic theory, in particular, mechanism design and social choice.

Felix Feng

University of Washington

My main area of research is corporate finance, with specific interests in dynamic agency, contract theory, corporate governance, and institutional investment. I received a PhD in Economics from Duke University and am a member of the Finance Theory Group (FTG).

Jean Flemming

Federal Reserve Board

Marc Folch

University of Pennsylvania

I am a PhD Candidate in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. My research covers topics in macroeconomics, labor economics, household finance and the economics of education.

Luiz Felipe Fontes

Felix Forster

University of Warwick

I am a PhD candidate in economics at the University of Warwick. My current research focuses on two topics in low- and middle-income countries: (i) second-hand durable goods and equipment markets; and (ii) the relationship between political connections, competition, and economic growth. I currently study the former through the lens of the Ugandan vehicle sector and the latter in the context of trade liberalisation in Myanmar.