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. Other years are also available: 2006–20102011–2015, 2016–2020.


  • Juventino Ulyses Balderas
    Assistant Professor at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas
  • Alpha Bhatia
    Instructor at University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado
  • Xiaoyang Chen
    Assistant Professor at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
  • Kyoo-Hong Cho
    Policy Analyst at Korean Ministry of Planning & Budget in Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Subsequent: Director at Korean Ministry of Planning & Budget in Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Devon P. Lynch
    At University of Denver, Institute of Public Policy in Denver, Colorado
    Subsequent: At University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth, Massachusetts
  • Stephanie Michelle Martin
    Assistant Professor at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Jirawat Panpiemras
    Research Policy Analyst at Thailand Development Research Institute in Bangkok, Thailand


  • Luky Alfirman
    Policy Analyst at Indonesian Ministry of Finance in Indonesia
  • Rebecca Wilder Brown
    Assistant Professor at California State University in Long Beach, California
  • Ji Guo
    Assistant Professor at Renmin University of China in Beijing, China
  • Ming He
    Assistant Professor at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China
  • Yin He
    Assistant Professor at Beijing University in Beijing, China
  • Derek Kruger Kellenberg
    Assistant Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Phillip Drew Prosseda
    US Lieutenant Colonel at U.S. Air Force Academy, USAF Academy in U.S.
  • Geetha Rajaram
    Assistant Professor at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland
  • Collin Kim Starkweather
    Senior Research Economist at Lexecon, Inc. in Chicago, Illiniois
  • Aaron Michael Strong
    Research Associate at University of Calgary in Calgary, Canada
  • Subsequent: Assistant Professor at University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming
  • Kazuhiko Yokota
    Associate Professor at International Center for the Study of East Asian Development in Kitakyushu, Japan


  • Sylvia Ann Allegretto
    Policy Analyst at Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.
    Subsequent: Resarch at Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at the University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley, California
  • Galina Anatolievna An
    Assistant Professor at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio
  • Jared Christopher Carbone
    Research at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Valeriy Gauzshtein
    Assistant Professor at KIMEP in Kazakhstan
    Deceased, auto accident
  • Changying Li
    Assistant Professor at Nankai University in Tianjin, China
  • Changsuh Park
    Policy Analyst at Korea Energy Economics Institute in Republic of Korea
  • Thitima Puttitanun
    Assistant Professor at San Diego State University in San Diego, California
  • Seung Won Seo
    Policy Analyst at Korean Ministry of Trade & Industry in Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Jennifer Anne Thacher
    Assistant Professor at University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Eina Vivian Wong
    Strategic Analyst at Sun Microsystems in Wellington, New Zealand


  • Omar Dario Bello
    Economist at Economic Commission for Latin America in Santiago, Chile
  • Shelby Dawn Frost
    Assistant Professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Philip Garland Gayle
    Assistant Professor at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas
  • Cristobal Ridao-Cano
    Economist at World Bank in Washington, D.C.
  • Julio Rafael Videras Noguera
    Assistant Professor at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York


  • Mary Frances Evans
    Assistant Professor at University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jonathan Bell Hill
    Assistant Professor at Florida International University in Miami, Florida
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Miles Kenneth Light
    Senior Consultant at National Economic Research Associates in Boston, Massachusetts
    Subsequent: Research at University of Colorado Environment & Society Program in Boulder, Colorado
  • Cathryn Louise Marsh
    Senior Economist at American Economics Group in Washington, D.C.
  • Michael Nicholson
    Research at Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Economics in Washington, D.C.
  • Sergey Vladimirovich Paltsev
    Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts


  • Mahmood Hussain
    Visiting Instructor at University of Colorado-Boulder, Leeds School of Business in Boulder, Colorado
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor at San Francisco State University in San Francisco, California
  • Kenichi Imai
    Visiting Lecturer at University of California in San Diego, California
  • Robin Koenigsberg
    Senior Associate at Charles River Associates International in Boston, Massachusetts
    Subsequent: Regis University in Denver, Colorado
  • Rebecca Neumann
    Assistant Professor, Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Sameer Rajbhandary
    Research at Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia