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Irina Zhecheva

Ph.D. Candidate – Department of Economics

Phone: (347) 200-5675

Office: Sequoia Hall 226

Email: izhechev@ucsd.edu

Advisor: James D. Hamilton

Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0508
La Jolla, CA 92093-0508

Degrees and Honors

  • Ph.D. Economics – U.C. San Diego (Expected Completion: 2017)
  • M.A. Economics - U.C. San Diego (2012)
  • B.S. in Mathematics and Economics, magna cum laude, with Honors in Mathematics – Williams College
  • UCSD Department of Economics CPhil Fellowship (2014)
  • UCSD Graduate Summer Research Fellowship (2011)
  • Williams College Mathematics Department Undergraduate Thesis Honors (2008)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (2007)

Current Research Interests

Primary Fields: Macroeconomics, Finance

Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Energy Economics, Time Series Econometrics, Asset Pricing

Thesis Committee

James D. Hamilton (Chair)
U.C. San Diego
Department of Economics
Phone: (858) 534-5986
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Rossen Valkanov
U.C. San Diego
Rady School of Management
Phone: (858) 534-0898
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Ivana Komunjer
U.C. San Diego
Department of Economics
Phone: (858) 822-0667
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Allan Timmermann
U.C. San Diego
Rady School of Management
Phone: (858) 534-0894
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Ruth Williams
U.C. San Diego
Department of Mathematics
Phone: (858) 534-2230
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