PhD Students

1st reader, co-chair or main advisor (first/current job, BU=Boston University):

René Garcia (PhD, 1992, Princeton): Université de Montréal.
Serena Ng (PhD, 1993, Princeton): Université de Montréal / Columbia University.
Timothy J. Volgelsang (PhD, 1993, Princeton): Cornell / Michigan State University.
Cosme Vodounou (PhD, 1996, Université de Montréal): INSEA (Benin) / Afristat.
Gabriel Rodriguéz (PhD, 1999, Université de Montréal): U. d’Ottawa / PUCP-Peru.
Xiaokang Zhu (PhD, 2001, BU): Cornerstone Research / Longqi Scientific Investment.
Zhongjun Qu (PhD, 2005, BU): University of Illinois at UC / Boston University. “Honorable mention”, 2006 Arnold Zellner Thesis Award.
Tomoyoshi Yabu (PhD, 2006, BU): Bank of Japan / Keio University
Ai Deng (PhD, 2006, BU): Bates and White LLC / NERA Economic Consulting.
Tatsuma Wada (PhD, 2006, BU): Wayne State University / Keio University.
Mohitosh Kejriwal (PhD, 2007, BU): Purdue University.
Dukpa Kim (PhD, 2007, BU): University of Virginia / Korea University.
Jing Zhou (PhD, 2008, BU): Black Rock / Seeking Sense Investment Management.
Yohei Yamamoto (PhD, 2009, BU): University of Alberta / Hitotsubashi University.
Yunpeng Zhang (PhD, 2009, BU): Black & Veatch, EMS/ State Street.
Tatsushi Oka (PhD, 2010, BU): National University of Singapore / Monash U.
Linxia Ren (PhD, 2011, BU): SAS / Facebook.
Adam McCloskey (PhD, 2011, BU): Brown University/ U. of Colorado at Boulder.
Sungju Chun (PhD, 2012, BU): Korea Insurance Research Institute / Gachon U. (Korea).
Wendong Shi (PhD, 2013, BU): Renmin University.
Ye Li (PhD, 2013, BU): Moody’s Analytics / Fanny Mae.
Jiawen Xu (PhD, 2013, BU): Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
Seong Yeon Chang (PhD, 2014, BU): Xiamen University (China)/ Soongsil University (Korea).
Jie Hou (PhD, 2014, BU): Capital University of Economics and Business (China).
Aparna Dutta (PhD, 2015, BU): Bates and White LLC.
Mingli Chen (PhD, 2015, BU): The University of Warwick. “Honorable mention”, 2017 Arnold Zellner Thesis Award.
Francsico Estrada (PhD, 2015, Vrije Universiteit, Environmental Economics): ITAM.
Alessandro Casini (PhD, 2019), Tor Vergata (Italy). “Honorable mention”, 2020 Arnold Zellner Thesis Award.

Member of the thesis committee (2nd or 3rd reader):

Mau-Ting Lin (PhD, 2003, BU); National University of Singapore.
Marco Morales (PhD, 2007, BU): Universidad Diego Portales.
Rodrigo Alfaro (PhD, 2008, BU): Banco Central de Chile.
Yang K. Lu (PhD, 2009, BU): Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Shinsuke Ikeda (Ph.D, 2010, BU): Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan.
Denis Tkachenko (PhD, 2012, BU): National University of Singapore.
Tszkin Julian Chan (PhD, 2015, BU): Bates and White LLC.
Fan Zhuo (PhD, 2016, BU): Amazon.
François Guay (PhD, 2016, BU): Cornerstone Research, Boston/ Questrom Business School (BU).
Yuan Tian (PhD, 2017, BU): Alibaba (China).
Andrés Sagner (PhD, 2018, BU): Central Bank of Chile.
Yi Zhang (PhD, 2018, BU): Jinan University, China.
Junwen Lu (PhD, 2019, BU); Arbella Insurance, USA.
Guang Zhang (PhD, 2021,BU): Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), China.
Taosong Deng (PhD, 2021): Hunan University, China.
Anlong Qin (PhD, 2022, BU): International Business School at Zhejiang Gongshang University, China.

External Member of the Dissertation Committee:

Regina Celia Cati (PhD, 1995, USP, Brazil): USP / BU.
Milton Barossi Filho (PhD, 1997, USP, Brazil): USP.
Ana Gómez Loscos (PhD, 2010, Universidad de Zaragoza): Banco de Espana.