Economics PhD Placement


The doctoral program is relatively small, and when students complete the program the faculty makes extensive efforts to place them in positions that match their skills. Almost every student who receives a PhD in the program obtains an academic appointment when that's the student's objective.

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Spencer Cooper University of Connecticut Assistant Professor
Austin Drukker U.S. Federal Trade Commission Economist
EK Green Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Economist
Katherine Hauck Northwestern University Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Jeong Yeol Kim Korea Development Institute School of Public Policy and Management Assistant Professor
Ernesto Rivera Mora Yale University / University of Colorado-Boulder Post-doctoral Research Fellow / Assistant Professor


Paul Fisher US Department of Treasury Financial Economist
Yuge Hao T-Mobil Business Analysis Manager
Shuya He Lazada Economist
Rachel Mannahan Tennessee Tech Assistant Professor
Yujia Peng Meta Platforms Data Scientist
Liang Qiao Nankai University Assistant Professor
Elaine Rhee Square Data Scientist
Laura Davidoff Taylor Caltech Post-Doctoral Scholar


Mitch Addler University of Arizona Lecturer
Karla Cordova Pomona College Visiting Assistant Professor
Jay Dhar U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Economist
Chase Eck Baylor College of Medicine Health Economist
Xinyuan Liu Facebook Economist
Kelli Marquardt Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Economist
Jakub Tecza University of Florida Postdoctoral Researcher
Andy Yuan Northwestern University Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Han Yuan Sun Yat-sen University Assistant Professor
Wendan Zhang Renmin University of China Assistant Professor
Wei Zhou Amazon Economist


Miao Guo Hunan University Assistant Professor
Senran Lin Southwestern University of Finance and Economics Assistant Professor
Tim Roberson University of Tennessee Postdoctoral Researcher
Jin Sohn Dongbei University of Finance and Economics Assistant Professor
Wenhao Wu ShanghaiTech University Assistant Professor
Bohan Ye University of Southern Indiana Assistant Professor


Chris Candreva  University of Texas at Arlington Visiting Assistant Professor
Phuong Ho SNF, Norwegian School of Economics Postdoctoral Researcher
Chen Huang Central University of Finance and Economics Assistant Professor
Sean Inoue Louisiana State University Visiting Assistant Professor
Swapnil Motghare University of Notre Dame Postdoctoral Research Associate
Maxwell Rosenthal Georgia Institute of Technology Assistant Professor
Arundhati Tillu University of Chicago E2e Energy Policy Fellow


Devdeepta Bose California Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Fellow
Jackson Dorsey Indiana University Assistant Professor
Erin McGuire National Bureau of Economic Research Postdoctoral Fellow
Keith Meyers National Bureau of Economic Research
The University of Southern Denmark
Postdoctoral Fellow (Fall 2018)
Assistant Professor (Fall 2019)
Shariq Mohammed University of Michigan Postdoctoral Fellow


Wesley Blundell California State University - East Bay Assistant Professor
Sebastian Fleitas University of Leuven Assistant Professor
Anatolii Kokoza USAA Analyst
Daehong Min Korea Information Society Development Institute Consultant
Juan Velez Banco de la Republica del Colombia Consultant
Kyle Wilson Pomona College Assistant Professor
Mariana Zerpa University of Leuven Research Scholar


Patrick Cizek Price Waterhouse Cooper  Associate
Cong Liu Shanghai Univ. of Finance and Economics  Assistant Professor
 Quyen Nguyen Utah State University Assistant Professor
Collin Weigel Johns Hopkins University  Postdoctoral Fellow
Nedko Yordanov Econ One Consulting  Consultant


James Fisher University of Technology, Sydney Research Fellow
Timothy Flannery Eastern Connecticut University Assistant Professor
Chuan (Charles) He Economist
Alex Hollingsworth University of Indiana - Bloomington Assistant Professor
Dooseok Jang Yonsei University Research Fellow
Jianjing Lin Tulane University Post-Doctoral Fellow
Mike Matheis St. Anselm College Assistant Professor
Soudeh Mirghasemi Hofstra University  Assistant Professor
Hoa Nguyen Allegheny College Assistant Professor
Anila Prakash Ernst & Young Senior Transfer Pricing Analyst
Ivan Rudik Iowa State University Assistant Professor


Leila Asgari JP Morgan Chase, Phoenix  Associate Vice President - Risk Modeling
Phil Hihn  JP Morgan Chase, Phoenix Associate Vice President - Modeler II 
Taylor Jaworski Queens University, Canada  Assistant Professor
Irving Llamosas-Rojas University of Guadalajara Assistant Professor
Stefanie Ramirez University of Idaho Assistant Professor
David Rietzke Lancaster University, United Kingdom Assistant Professor
Galiya Sagyndykova Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan Assistant Professor
Thiagarajah Subramanian  Discover Financial Services Senior Associate, Modeling
Ming-sen Wang  Discover Financial Services Senior Associate, Modeling 
Zaiyan Wei Purdue University  Assistant Professor