Adeliada Mehmetaj

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Research Interests

  • Capital Markets
  • Macroeconomics
  • Productivity Growth
  • Real Business Cycles

On The Job Market

PhD Advisors: Andre Kurmann
Dissertation Title: Revisiting Capital Accumulation: Implications for Business Cycles and Productivity Growth
Personal Website

Education

PhD Candidate, Economics
• GPA: 3.75/4.00
• Proposal Defended, June 2017
• Expected Graduation, 2019

American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
B.A., Economics and Mathematics (Double Major), May 2013
• Magna Cum Laude
• Economics GPA: 3.93/4.00
• Mathematics GPA: 3.80/4.00

Programming Skills
• Matlab, Dynare, LATEX, STATA

Languages
• Albanian (Native), English (Fluent), Italian (Beginner), Spanish (Beginner), Bulgarian (Beginner)

Research

Dissertation Title: “Revisiting Capital Accumulation: Implications for Business Cycles and Productivity Growth”

Working Papers
“Technological Progress and Capital Obsolescence: Implications for Productivity Growth”, Job-Market Paper

“Estimating the Putty-Clay Investment Model with Likelihood-based Methods”., Working Paper

“Capital Search and the Business Cycle”, Working Paper

Conference Presentations
Eastern Economic Association Conference (Boston, MA) , March 2018

Teaching Experience

Drexel University
• Instructor (Sole Responsibility)
ECON202 - Principles of Macroeconomics: Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Winter 2018
Student Evaluations Overall Average:
3.38/4.00 (Spring 2016)
3.67/4.00 (Spring 2017)
3.39/4.00 (Winter 2018)

PhD Math Camp: Summer 2016, Summer 2017
Masters Math Camp: Summer 2015

• Teaching Assistant: Fall 2013 - present
Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Mathematical Economics(PhD), Mathematical Economics(MA), Econometrics.

Awards/Honors

Drexel University LeBow College of Business Graduate Assistantship
Provost Fellowship, Drexel University
Michael and Louis Easton Endowed Scholarship, American University in Bulgaria
Robert Woodbury Endowed Scholarship, American University in Bulgaria
Albanian Hardship Fund Scholarship, American University in Bulgaria
President’s List, American University in Bulgaria
Dean’s List, American University in Bulgaria

Enter the Research Conversation

What are the implications of endogenous capital depreciation on productivity growth?