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Leland E. Farmer

Ph.D. Candidate – Department of Economics

Phone: (310) 592-8470

Office: ECON 128

Email: lefarmer@ucsd.edu

Advisors: James D. Hamilton

                Allan Timmermann

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: June 2017)
  • B.S. Mathematical and Computational Science, with Honors; Minor in Economics – Stanford University (2011)
  • Macro-Financial Modeling Summer Session for Young Scholars, Becker Friedman Institute (2016)
  • UCSD Department of Economics Travel Grant (2016, 2014)
  • Clive Granger Research Fellowship, UCSD (2015)
  • Society for Financial Econometrics Summer School, Harvard University (2014)
  • UCSD Department of Economics CPhil Fellowship (2014)
  • UCSD Graduate Summer Research Fellowship (2013, 2012)
  • Stanford University Mathematical and Computational Science Departmental Honors (2011)

Research Interests

Primary Fields: Macroeconomics, Finance

Secondary Fields: Econometrics, Computational Economics

Dissertation Committee

James D. Hamilton (Co-Chair)
U.C. San Diego
Department of Economics
Phone: (858) 534-5986
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Allan Timmermann (Co-Chair)
U.C. San Diego
Rady School of Management
Phone: (858) 534-0894­
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Alexis Akira Toda
U.C. San Diego
Department of Economics
Phone: (858) 534-3383
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Rossen Valkanov
U.C. San Diego
Rady School of Management
Phone: (858) 534­-0898
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Dimitris N. Politis
U.C. San Diego
Department of Mathematics
Phone: (858) 534-3590
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