Past PhD Students

Hansen has served as a mentor and thesis advisor for PhD students in the University of Chicago Department of Economics for three decades. His students are appointed faculty members at elite universities around the world and work at top research centers, across the financial sector and in the Federal Reserve System. Learn more about what past students are doing below.

1983 (Carnegie-Mellon University)

Ravi Jagannathan
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management

1984 (Carnegie-Mellon University)

Jong Park
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

William Roberds
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

1987

Narayana Kocherlakota
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

1988

Barbara Jean Mace
Ernst & Young

Masao Ogaki
Keio University

1989

John C. Heaton
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

1990

Kiseok Lee
Kyung Hee University

Karl Snow
Bates White: Economic Consulting

1991

Philippe Pierre Moutot
European Central Bank

1992

Erzo G.J. Luttmer
University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

1994

Amir Yaron
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

1996

Andrea Buraschi
Imperial College of London Business School

Timothy Conley
Western University

Kerimcan Engin

Marc Nathan Roston
Silver Creek Capital Management

Alexander Taber
Santiago Canyon College

Thomas D. Tallarini
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

1998

Evan Anderson
Northern Illinois University

Wen-Fang Liu
Deloitte

1999

Richard Co
The CME Group

Alexander Monge Naranjo
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

2000

Marco Cagetti
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Andrea Eisfeldt
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Michael Johannes
Columbia Business School

Joel Peress
INSEAD

Rui Zhao
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

2001

Oksana Grinchak
Mirexa Capital

Wilfred Lei Chon Io
ICBC Macao

Noah Williams
The University of Wisconsin – Madison

2002

Nirei Makoto
Ministry of Finance, Japan

Robert F. Martin
Barclays Investment Bank

2004

Gino Cateau
Bank of Canada

John Fredrick Curran
The CME Group

Yili Wang
Compass Lexecon

2005

Mario Luiz Gatti Pagano Brundo Filho

Francois Gourio
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Nan Li
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Jose Mazoy
UBS

Gauhar Turmuhambetova
BlackRock

2006

Raghu Suryanarayanan
Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)

2007

Maria Tripolski-Kimel
Charles River Associates International

2008

Rodrigo De Losso da Silveira Bueno
Universidade de São Paulo de Brasil

Vasco M. P. Marques de Carvalho
CREi & Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Jose Luis Fillat
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Hugo Alejandro Garduno-Arredondo
CONSAR

2009

Santiago García-Verdú
Banco de México

Ali Ozdagli
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

2010

Alejo Demian Costa
Puente

Francisco Vazquez-Grande
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

2011

Nina Boyarchenko
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Christian Opp
The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania

2012

Marianne Andries
Toulouse School of Economics

Jaroslav Borovička
New York University

Valentin Haddad
UCLA

Junghoon Lee
Emory University

Ting Zhang
Boston University

2013

Serhiy Kozak
University of Michigan

2014

Rui Cui
Daley Tang

Maryam Farboodi
Princeton University

2015

Rasool Zandvakil
IMF

Philip Barrett
University of Chicago

2017

N. Aaron Pancost | JMP: “Do Financial Factors Drive Aggregate Productivity? Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Establishments”
University of Chicago

Chen Yeh | JMP: “Are Firm-Level Idiosyncratic Shocks Important for U.S. Aggregate Volatility?”
University of Chicago