Economics – Featured Students

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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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

Will Queen is a PhD Candidate going on the job market in 2021-22. He is an applied microeconomist who specializes in health economics, econometrics, and policy evaluation. Broadly speaking, he is interested in topics where mental health, substance use, and economics intersect. His job market paper estimates the direct and indirect effects of adolescent depression on adult labor market outcomes. His other recent research focuses on the cost-effectiveness of mental health pilot programs for youth involved with Juvenile Justice or Social Services in North Carolina. Visit his website (willqueen.net) for more information.