Ph.D. Placement History

We list below the initial placements of our new Ph.D.’s in past years.  Many of our Ph.D.’s have gone into academia and have been actively engaged in teaching, research and service at colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad.  Others have accepted research functions and economists’ posts at research institutions, international organizations, government research offices, research departments of large corporations, and professional firms.  In the list below, unless otherwise stated, all placements at colleges and universities are tenure-track assistant professors at economics departments.

(This page will be updated throughout the 18-19 Job Market season. Check back for updates.)

2019
 
 - Kirby Nielsen - Post-Doc - Stanford University, and Assistant Professor - Caltech

2018
 
 - Hongyu Chen - Quantitative Analyst - Freddie Mac
 - Ritesh Jain - Research Fellow - Academica Sinica
 - Tanushree Jhunjhunwala - Assistant Professor - Washington College
 - Hyewon Kim - Senior Quantitative Analyst - Gartner Inc.
 - Nam Gang Lee - Economist - Bank of Korea
 - Srinivasan Murali - Assistant Professor - Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore)
 - Joseph Rossetti - Associate - Matrix Economics
 - Guanyi Yang - Assistant Professor - St. Lawrence University

2017
 
 - Puja Bhattacharya - Post-doc - DIW Berlin-WZB-Humboldt University
 - Teng-Jen Chang - Senior Research Associate - Nationwide Children's Hospital
 - James Wei Chen - Post-doc - Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School
 - Wei Cheng - Assistant Professor - East China University of Science and Technology
 - Tony Han - Capital One
 - Bosung Jang - Economist - Bank of Korea.
 - Youngsoo Jang - Assistant Professor - Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
 - Heejeong Kim - Assistant Professor - Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)
 - Arkady Konovalov - Post-doc - University of Zurich (Switzerland)
 - Siqi Pan - Assistant Professor - University of Melbourne, Australia
 - Apoorva Rama - American Medical Association
 - Jeevant Rampal - Assistant Professor - Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
 - Junqiushi Ren - Assistant Professor - SWUFE, Research Institute of Economics and Management
 - Neslihan Sakarya - Assistant Professor - University of Essex (England)
 - Jiansheng Zhong - Global Macro Strategist - Wolfe Research, New York
 - Tuo Liu - Assistant Professor - Xiamen University, WISE

2016
 
 - Anthony Bradfield - Ford Motor Company, Global Data Insight and Analytics
 - Jaroslav Horvath - Assistant Professor - University of New Hampshire
 - Xiang Hui - Post-doc - MIT Sloan
 - Daeyoung Jeong - Economist - Bank of Korea
 - Zhuozheng Li - Assistant Professor - Shanghai University of Finance & Economics
 - Robert Munk - Economist - U.S. Census Bureau, SESHD Labor Force Statistics Division
 - Arjun Sengupta - Post-doc - Nanyang Business School
 - Garrett Senney - Financial Economist - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency  (Compliance Risk Analysis)
 - Wei Shi - Assistant Professor  - Institute for Economic and Social Research at Jinan University, China
 - Joseph Staudt - Economist - Census Center for Economic Studies
 - Xingbai Xu - Assistant Professor - Xiamen University, WIEE & SOE
 - Kai Yang - Assistant Professor - Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
 - Yeochang Yoon - Assistant Professor - Nanjing Audit University

2015
 
 - Andrzej Baranski - Assistant Professor - Maastricht University
 - Korie Amberger - Post-doc - Pompeu Fabra
 - Alexander Gotthard-Real - Assistant Professor - Pontifical Xavierian University
 - In Hwan Jo - Assistant Professor - Natl. University of Singapore
 - Jingchao Li - Assistant Professor - East China Univ. of Science and Technology
 - Chao Ma - Assistant Professor - Xiamen University
 - Dimitry Mezhvinsky - Economist - Department of Justice
 - Mudra Mukherjee - Economist - A2F Consulting
 - Tatsuro Senga - Assistant Professor - Queen Mary University of London
 - Enrique Traveria - Economist - Caesars Entertainment Corporation
 - Xue Wu - Model Validation Senior - Freddie Mac, Virginia
 - Chao Yang - Assistant Professor - SHUFE, School of Economics
 - Minchul Yum - Assistant Professor - University of Mannheim

2014
 
 - Ross Brater - Economist - Department of Justice
 - Yang Chen - Economist - IMPAQ International
 - Hyelin Choi - Economist - Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
 - Carol Cui - Assistant Professor - California State
 - Xiaoyi Han - Assistant Professor - Xiamen University, WISE & SOE
 - Nancy Haskell - Assistant Professor - University of Dayton
 - Kim, Semin - Assistant Professor - National Taiwan University
 - Chiranjit Kundu - Economist - Chase
 - Rong Li - Assistant Professor - Renmin University of China
 - Jonghyeon Oh - Economist - Korea Institute of Public Finance
 - Jian Shen - Post-doc - Core, UC Louvain
 - Jing Zhang - Economist - Moody's Analytics
 - Lini Zhang - Assistant Professor - Central University of Finance & Economics, School of Finance

2013
 
 - Yan Bao - Research Associate - Moody's analytics
 - Caleb Cox - Lecturer - Durham University
 - Gu Chee, Chung - Research Associate - Bank of Korea
 - Chih-Sheng Hsieh - Assistant Professor - Chinese University of Hong Kong
 - Jin, Fei - Assistant Professor - Shanghai University of Finance
 - Seonghoon Kim - Assistant Professor - Singapore Management University
 - Hanfu Li - Assistant Professor - Wuhan University
 - Dimitrios Nikolaous - Assistant Professor - Illinois State
 - Xi Qu - Assistant Professor - Shanghai Jiao Tong University
 - Ruohan Wu - Assistant Professor - Central University of Finance & Economics, School of International Trade and Economics

2012
 
 - Laura Crispin - Assistant Professor - Saint Joseph's University
 - Siwapong Dheera-Aumpon - Assistant Professor - Kasetsart University
 - Zheng Fang - Assistant Professor - University of Akron
 - Manisha Goel - Adjunct Instructor - University of North Carolina, Public Policy
 - Feng Guo - Assistant Professor - Central University of Finance and Economics
 - Yuko Imura - Senior Analyst - Bank of Canada
 - Zheng Jiang - Assistant Professor - Central University of Finance and Economics
 - Hyunju Kang - Research Fellow - Korean Capital Market Institute
 - Matthew Jones - Economist - Federal Trade Comission
 - Yoon Hae Oh - Associate Research Fellow - Korean Development Institute
 - Aaron Popp - Lecturer - California State University (Fullerton)
 - Xiangyu Qu - Post-doc - Universite de Cergy-Pontoise
 - Brandon Restrepo - Post-doc - European Unversity Institute
 - Huimin Shi - Assistant Professor - Renmin University
 - Shuhei Takahashi - Assistant Professor - Kyoto University
 - Tamon Takamura - Senior Analyst - Bank of Canada
 - Kerry Tan - Assistant Professor - Loyola University
 - Hui Wang - Economist and Assistant Vice President - State Street Corp.
 - Fang Zhang - Assistant Professor - California State University (Fullerton)

2011
 
 - Jeff Baird - Senior Economist - Price Waterhouse
 - Sudipto Banerjee - Research Associate - Employee Benefit Research Institute
 - Roberto Croce - Quantitative Research Manager - Salient Partners
 - Somasree Dasgupta - Assistant Professor - Berea College
 - Peter McGee - Visiting Assistant Professor - National Univ. of Singapore
 - Saif Mehkari - Assistant Professor - University of Richmond
 - Seungho Nah - Bank of Korea
 - Pooya Nazeran - Assistant Director - Moody's Analytics
 - Kevin Pflum - Assistant Professor - University of Alabama
 - Andreas Schick - Fellow - U.S. Food and Drug Administration
 - Michael Sinkey - Assistant Professor - University of West Georgia
 - In Ho Song - Economist - Korean Development Institute
 - Mithuna Srinivasan - Economist - Christensen Associates
 - Xiaoshu Xu - Assistant Professor - Shanghai Jiao Tong
 - Hyounjin Yi - Economist - Bank of Korea
 - Dongwoo Yoo - Assistant Professor - West Virginia University
 - Yuanjie Zhang - Investement Analyst - UNC Management Company
 - Yasin Akcelik - Economist - Bank of Turkey

2010
 
 - Vipul Bhatt - Assistant Professor - James Madison University
 - Jaya Dey - Assistant Professor - Oklahoma State University
 - Lucas Engelhardt - Assistant Professor - Kent State University (Stark)
 - Tun-Ying Hsu - Post-Doc - Merck and University of Medicine and Dentistry at New Jersey
 - Jungick Lee - Economist - Bank of Korea
 - Chi-Jack Lin - Economist - U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
 - Andrew McGee - Assistant Professor - Simon Fraser University
 - Seungho Nah - Economist - Bank of Korea
 - Robert Sarama - Economist - U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
 - Yi-Chan Tsai - Assistant Professor - University of Tokyo
 - Wei Wang - Assistant Professor - Shanghai Jiao Tong University
 - Xun Wang - Senior Housing Economist - Freddie Mac
 - Zhiquan Weng - Assistant Professor - Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
 - Ting Wu - Assistant Professor - Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
 - Hyounjin Yi - Economist - Bank of Korea
 - Min Qiang Zhao - Post-Doc - Arizona State University
 - Hongwei Zheng - Assistant Professor - Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

2009
 
 - Nels Peter Christiansen - Assistant Professor - Trinity College
 - Jing Han - Assistant Professor - Chinese University of Hong Kong
 - Lexian Liu - Sr. Housing Economist - Freddie Mac
 - Jun Nakabayashi - Assistant Professor - University of Tsukuba
 - Yu Zhou - Economist - Fannie Mac
 - Kathleen Deloughery - Assistant Professor - SUNY Albany
 - Youxin Hu - Assistant Professor - S.W.U. of Finance and Economics
 - Hsiu-Hsin Ko - National University of Kaohsiung
 - Hammad Qureshi - Associate (Economics Expert) - The Brattle Group
 - Burak Sungu - Senior Lecturer - The Ohio State University
 
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