Students in our program generally place very well with a high percentage of academic tenure-track appointments. Our student placement history is listed below, by graduation year. Under each graduate's name, initial placements are listed first, with subsequent placement (as known) after. Previous years are also available: 2000–2005, 2006–2010, 2011–2015.


  • Cameron Duff
    Economist at IMSG in the NOAA Assessment and Restoration Division in Silver Spring, Maryland 
  • Jacob Howard
    Lead Transportation Economist at MITRE in McLean, Virginia
  • Zachary Szlendak
    Research Staff Member at the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) in Alexandria, Virginia



  • Javier Andres Santiago​
    Assistant Professor at the University of Alicante in Alicante, Spain 
  • Matthew Butner
    Economic Fellow at the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University in New York, New York
  • Alexander Cauley
    Assistant Professor at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri
  • Jacob Kirsch
    Managing Economist at Berkeley Research Group in Emeryville, California
  • Samara Mendez
    Economist for the Humane League Labs in Austin, Texas
  • Doyoung Park
    Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Akhil Rao
    Assistant Professor at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont
  • William Ridley
    Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
  • Sihong Xie
    Lecturer at the University of Seattle in Seattle, Washington


  • Seamus Li
    Assistant Professor at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Richard Peterson
    Visiting Assistant Professor at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Patrick Turner
    Research Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana
  • Li Yao
    Assistant Professor at Zhejiang Gongshang University in Hangzhou, China



  • Bentley Clinton
    Postdoctoral Associate for the MIT Energy Initiative in Cambridge, Massachusetts 
  • Alexander Hill
    Clinical Assistant Professor at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona 
  • Pooja Khosla
    Senior Data Scientist/Modeler for Entelligent in Boulder, Colorado
  • Greg Madonia
    Assistant Professor at California State University Chico in Chico, California
  • Se Mi Park 
    Lecturer in Economics at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Amit Patel
    Econometrician for the World Omni Financial Corporation in Deerfield Beach, Florida
  • Eric Penner
    Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California Berkeley in Berkeley, California
  • Kristina Sargent
    Assistant Professor at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont
  • Joseph Vavrus
    Assistant Professor at University of Redlands in Redlands, California
  • Nan Xu
    Assistant Professor at Nankai University in Tianjin, China



  • Patrick Gourley
    Assistant Professor at University of New Haven in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Xin Wang
    Assistant Professor at Peking University in Beijing, China
  • Xin Zhao
    Assistant Professor at University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China
  • Tianxiao Zheng
    Assistant Professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University in Shanghai, China 
  • Shan Zhou
    Assistant Professor at Xiamen University in Xiamen, China