Brandeis International Business School

PhD Candidates Available for Positions

George Hall
Placement Director
ghall@brandeis.edu
781-736-2242
Lauren Hasselriis-Ghom
Graduate Administrator
lhghom@brandeis.edu
781-736-4857
Zhenyu Gong

Zhenyu Gong

https://sites.google.com/brandeis.edu/zhenyugong/home
zhenyugong@brandeis.edu | 781-354-2350
Biography & CV

Job Market Paper

  • “Differential rates of patent depreciation”

Other Research Papers

  • “Identifying Technology Spillovers: Evidence from Firm’s Patents, R&D Intensity, and Market Value”
  • “The Implications of R&D Intensity for Innovation Efficiency and Firm Performance: Comparing China, Japan, U.S.”
  • “The Sources and Impacts of Firm-Level Innovation in China, Japan, and the U.S.”

References:

Karen Smith

Karen Smith

https://www.karen-smith.net
klsmith@brandeis.edu | 781-250-9791
Biography & CV

Job Market Paper

  • “Inflation Expectations: Evidence of a Cross-Country Cycle of ‘Mistakes’”

Other Research Papers

  • “Expectations’ Formation and Boom-Bust Cycles in Mortgage Lending”
  • “Endogenous Heterogeneity in Macroeconomic Forecasting”

References:

Yaxuan Wen

Yaxuan Wen

https://yaxuanwen.netlify.app/
yaxuanwen@brandeis.edu | 484-432-2291
Biography & CV

Job Market Paper

  • “How Do Venture Capital Funds Raise Capital?”

Other Research Papers

  • “Is Going Public via SPAC Regulatory Arbitrage? A Textual Analysis Approach”
  • “The Going Public Decision and Retail Investors in SPACs vs. IPOs”
  • “Why Pension Funds Underperform in Treasury Auctions”

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