Oleksandr (Alex) Zhylyevskyy: Service

Oleksandr (Alex) Zhylyevskyy
Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy

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Curriculum vitae

Overview

At ISU, I supervise graduate students, serve on the LAR Representative Assembly, and perform miscellaneous tasks on request by the department's chair and the LAS college. In addition, I provide service to the economics profession by refereeing submissions to academic journals, and by chairing sessions and discussing papers at academic conferences.

Graduate student advising

Haoran Li
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: April 2019 to June 2021

Liyuan Ma
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: February 2019 to April 2021

Anni Isojaervi
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: March 2018 to June 2021

Tianyang Zhang
My role: co-major professor on Ph.D. program-of-study committee, jointly with Sergio Lence
Period: March 2017 to May 2020
Dissertation: Three essays on financial markets
Initial placement: Zhongnan University of Economics and Law

Zhongzheng Zhou
My role: major professor on Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: March 2016 to July 2019
Dissertation: Three essays on deposit insurance, initial public offerings, and shadow banks
Outcome: met all ISU graduation requirements on July 12, 2019

Pichittra Prapassornmanu
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: December 2015 to April 2019
Dissertation: Three essays on foreign exchange rates

Yun Chang
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: November 2016 to December 2018

Xiangou Deng
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: March 2016 to April 2018
Dissertation: Three essays on financial economics

Qiong Wu
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: April 2017 to June 2018
Outcome: changed program-of-study committee to avoid scheduling conflict

Yang He
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: March 2015 to April 2018
Dissertation: Three essays on regression discontinuity design and partial identification
Initial placement: senior quantitative analyst at Freddie Mac

Yun Chang
My role: member of M.S. program-of-study committee
Period: November 2017 to February 2018
Creative component: Income inequality in China by industry
Initial placement: continuation of Ph.D. program

Jiayou Mei
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: March 2016 to November 2016
Outcome: changed dissertation topic and replaced program-of-study committee

Mark Senia
My role: co-major professor on M.S. program-of-study committee, jointly with Helen Jensen
Period: September 2012 to May 2013
Creative component: No Time to Eat: An Analysis of Eating and Food Preparation Time among Single-Headed Households
Initial placement: Ph.D. program in agricultural economics at Texas A&M University

Hang Qian
My role: member of Ph.D. program-of-study committee
Period: April 2010 to June 2012
Dissertation: Essays on statistical inference with imperfectly observed data
Initial placement: MathWorks, Inc.

Hailong Jin
My role: co-major professor on Ph.D. program-of-study committee, jointly with David Frankel
Period: March 2010 to April 2011
Outcome: changed dissertation topic and major professors, graduated in May 2013

Departmental service

  • Chair of the microeconomics qualifying examination committee, August 2020 to present
  • Peer evaluator of teaching: September 2021 (Jian Li), December 2019 (Bertan Turhan), February 2019 (Miyoung Oh), October 2018 (Desire Kedagni), September 2017 (David Keiser), October 2016 (Rajesh Singh)
  • Faculty mentor of Prof. Miyoung Oh, July 2021 to present
  • Contributor to the "Ask an Economist" outreach service: 2021 (1 time), 2020 (3 times), 2019 (5), 2017 (3), 2016 (3), 2015 (4), 2014 (1)
  • Member of the microeconomics qualifying examination committee, August 2018 to July 2020
  • Member of the seminar committee, May 2018 to April 2019
  • Member of the search committee to fill a microeconomic theory position, August 2018 to March 2019
  • Econ Club mentor, January to May 2018
  • Member of the budget advisory committee, March 2017 to April 2018
  • Member of the promotions & tenure committee, October 2015 to May 2016, April 2017 to May 2018
  • Member of a team to draft the research component of a self-study report for external review, May to December 2017
  • Member of the search committee to fill the Midwest Economies position (associate or full professor), May to December 2017
  • Member of the graduate program and policy committee, September 2016 to November 2017
  • Chair of the computer committee, August 2010 to May 2017
  • Member of the ad hoc labor economics field faculty committee, September to December 2016
  • Member of the faculty awards committee, May 2016 to May 2017
  • Member of the post-tenure review panel to evaluate David Frankel, October 2016 to January 2017
  • Member of the website advisory committee, August 2015 to August 2016
  • Contributor to the proposal to the Koch Foundation to establish the Center for Midwest Markets and Entrepreneurship at Iowa State University, September 2015
  • Member of the search committee to hire an assistant professor in environmental and natural resource economics, August 2014 to February 2015
  • Member of the website subcommittee, October 2010 to June 2011
  • Member of the computer committee, August 2008 to July 2010
  • Member of the graduate student recruiting committee, August 2009 to July 2010
  • Member of the FPDA committee, August 2008 to July 2009

College and university service

  • Member of the LAS Faculty Representative Assembly, August 2017 to present
  • Member of the LAS Working Group #3 on large enrollment lecture courses, May 2020 to December 2021
  • Member of the LAS Academic Standards and Admissions Committee, April 2015 to May 2018
  • Member of an ad hoc ISU committee to review proposals for the NIST funding opportunity "Forensic Science Center of Excellence," October 2014
  • Member of an LAS college search committee to hire IT support staff, October 2012 to May 2013
  • Member of the Family Financial Health Pillar committee: ISU's Integrated, Innovative and Health Initiative, May 2012
  • Member of an LAS college search committee to hire IT support staff, August 2011 to March 2012

Professional service

I refereed submissions to the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Economics and Human Biology, Economics Bulletin, Financial Review, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Legal Studies, Journal of Monetary Economics, Management Science, Quantitative Finance, and Review of Economics of the Household.

I chaired conference sessions and discussed papers at meetings of various economic associations. Learn more about the conferences I attended on my research page.

I am a member of the American Economic Association, Midwest Economics Association, and Society for Financial Studies.