Our Fellows

Learn about the Stanford GSB Research Fellows.

Mario Curiki

BA, Economics and Statistics, Columbia University

Areas of Interest

Economics, Finance

Current Projects

  • Excluded at the Margin: The Disparate Impact of Credit Scoring Algorithms with Professor Laura Blattner
  • Credit scoring with thin credit files with Professor Laura Blattner

Juan Espinosa Balbuena

MPA, International Development​, Harvard University
BS, Economics, ITAM

Areas of Interest

Marketing, Economics

Current Projects

  • Financial Experiments in Polarization with Professor Saumitra Jha
  • Using video data to infer firms’ marketing strategies with Professor Sridhar Narayanan ​

Ruying Gao

BS, Mathematics, University of Notre Dame

Areas of Interest

Finance, Economics, Political Economics

Current Projects

  • Private equity investments of public pensions with Professor Juliane Begenau
  • Pre-analysis plans and causal analysis with machine learning with Professor Jann Spiess

Kaleb Javier

MS, Cultural and Environmental Resource Management, Central Washington University
BSc, Economics, Central Washington University
BA, Law and Justice, Central Washington University

Areas of Interest

Economics, Machine Learning

Current Projects

  • Estimating heterogeneous treatment effects of workforce development programs with Professor Susan Athey
  • Corporate Justice with Professor Greg Buchak

Mitchell Linegar

BA, Mathematics, Reed College

Areas of Interest

Information Economics, Economics of News Media, Economics of Social Media

Current Projects

  • Market provision of news with Professor Ali Yurukoglu
  • The impact of accounting fraud on labor markets with Professor Jung Ho Choi
  • The value of data in commerce with Professor Susan Athey

Ricardo Ruiz

BS, Mathematics and Economics, Arizona State University

Areas of Interest

Economics, Finance, Political Economics

Current Projects

  • Global Capital Allocations with Professor Matteo Maggiori
  • Constrained Demand Estimation in the Market for Dialysis with Professor Paulo Somaini

Haviland Sheldahl-Thomason

MA, International and Development Economics, Yale University
BA, Economics and Mathematics, Smith College

Areas of Interest

Economics

Current Projects

  • The Role of Immigrants in Innovation with Professor Rebecca Diamond
  • Earthquakes, house prices and household behavior with Professor Peter Koudijs​

Xuan Su

BS, Accounting, The Ohio State University
MS, Accounting, The Ohio State University

Areas of Interest

Accounting, Economic Policy and Analysis

Current Projects

  • Investment in Opportunity Zones with Professor Rebecca Lester
  • The Debt-Bearing Capacity of Governments with Professor Hanno Lustig

Korinayo Thompson

MA, Political Science, Yale University
BA, Political Science, Yale University

Areas of Interest

Economics, Econometrics, Consumer Finance

Current Projects

  • Methods for Causal Inference in Panel Data Settings with Professor Guido Imbens
  • An Experiment in Candidate Selection with Professor Kate Casey

Yuan Tian

MA, International and Development Economics, Yale University
BS, Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science

Areas of Interest

Economics, Finance, Organizational Behavior

Current Projects

  • Vicarious Learning in Exports with Professor Julien Clement
  • Financing Government Innovation with Professor Jinhwan Kim