Current Ph.D. Program Students


Katherine M. Antonio

Ph.D. in Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, anticipated December 2019
M.A. degrees in Economics, Applied Economics, International Development, and Public Service Regulations
M.A. in International Development Policy, Duke University, 2011
     Graduate Diploma in Project Appraisal and Risk Management
M.A. in Economics & Regulation and Competition in Public Services, Universitat De Barcelona, 2006
B.A. in Economics, Universidad Catolica Boliviana,  2000

Professionally trained economist with private and public sector experience in the U.S. and Bolivia including 10+ years of specialized experience in energy and environmental economics. Experienced in coding in Stata, SAS and GAMS for econometric and economic analysis. Ms. Antonio’s teaching experience includes numerous economics courses delivered to university students in both English and Spanish. She is a U.S. Citizen with multi-lingual skills: English (advanced),  Spanish (native), and Portuguese (intermediate).

 

Contact Info & Links

k_anton2@uncg.edu
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Ndeye “Astou” Aw

Ph.D. in Economics, UNC Greensboro, anticipated May 2020
M.A. in Economics, University of Calgary (Canada), 2015
B.A. Economics Hons. (First Class), University of Manitoba (Canada), 2014
University I, University of Saint Boniface (Canada), 2010-2011

Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Economics at UNC Greensboro and a Joseph M. Bryan Fellow. Ms. Aw’s academic fields of interest include economics of technology and innovation, applied game theory, applied microeconomics, and health economics. Her dissertation explores European R&D policy. Teaching experience includes the instruction of principle microeconomics,  introductory economics, statistics, and calculus. In addition to being multi-lingual, Ms. Aw is experienced in serving a diverse community of students and researchers.

Contact Info & Links

n_aw@uncg.edu
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Kelsi Hobbs

Ph.D. in Economics, UNC Greensboro, anticipated 2020
M.A. in Applied Economics, UNC Greensboro, 2016
B.A. in Religious Studies, Davidson College, 2013

Currently a student of the Ph.D. in Economics program at UNC Greensboro, Ms. Hobb’s holds a Master’s in Applied Economics degree. She is a BB&T Capitalism, Markets and Morality Fellow as well as the recipient of the Research Development Program Fellowship. Her research interests include microeconomics, public policy, welfare, housing and eviction, technology, and program evaluation. Hobbs’ dissertation focuses on evaluating the effectiveness of government programs for the poor. She is a co-author of several publications and has presented research in multiple conferences.

Contact Info & Links

kghobbs@uncg.edu
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Anurag Pant

Ph.D. in Economics, UNC Greensboro, anticipated 2021
M.A. in Applied Economics, UNC Greensboro, 2018
M.A. in Economics, Central Michigan University, 2017
B.S. in Economics, Truman State University, 2013

Currently a student of the Ph.D. in Economics program at UNC Greensboro, Mr. Pant holds a Master’s in Applied Economics degree. His research interests include public policy, welfare, health, and trade. Mr. Pant is preparing for his dissertation and is considering internship opportunities.

Contact Info & Links

a_pant@uncg.edu
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John “Will” Queen

Ph.D. in Economics, UNC Greensboro, anticipated 2021
M.A. in Applied Economics, UNC Greensboro, 2018
B.A. in Regional Economic Development (Mathematics Minor), Appalachian State University, 2017

Mr. Queen is a current student of the Ph.D. in Economics program at UNC Greensboro and holds a Master’s in Applied Economics degree. His research interests include microeconomics, energy, and environmental economics. Experienced in SAS, R, RShiny, MATLAB, and Stata, he is currently engaged in sponsor funded research as a Research Associate. Mr. Queen proposed two research investigations for competitive funding by the Office of  Sustainability, UNC Greensboro. Both proposals were selected for award, “Writing grant proposals was very rewarding. I learned a lot through the process and deepened by experience in project management by serving as a Principal Investigator”. Mr. Queen is considering internship opportunities in a variety of economics related fields.

Contact Info & Links

jwqueen@uncg.edu
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Current M.A. in Applied Economics Students


Job Market Candidate

Anthony Rascati

M.A. in Applied Economics, UNC Greensboro, anticipated 2019
B.A. in Economics, Westfield State University, 2015

PROSPECTIVE DATA ANALYST with seven years of experience in the job market developing superior customer service techniques, strong multi-tasking abilities, task delegation and project management. Experienced in data management and model selection towards achieving reliable results and making informed recommendations. Knowledgeable in multiple fields such as retail, hospitality, government, and education.

I will be graduating in December 2019 with a Master’s of Arts in Applied Economics degree from UNC Greensboro and am currently on the market.

 

Contact Info & Links

a_rascat@uncg.edu
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