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: 2000–20052011–2015, 2016–2020.


  • Mariya Burdina
    Visiting Assistant Professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver in Denver, Colorado
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor, University of Central Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Polu Chen
    Associate Research Fellow at Taiwan Research Institute in Taipei, Taiwan
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor, Tamkang University in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Joseph Dean Craig
    Assistant Professor at Sweetbriar College in Sweetbriar, Virginia
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Nikolay Dobrinov
    Visiting Instructor at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee
    Subsequent: Forecast Analyst at Strategic Analytic in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Daniel Hickman
    Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho
  • William Olney
    Assistant Professor at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • Bridget Strand
    Project Manager at Wall Street On Demand in Boulder, Colorado
  • David Pinto Quintero
    Administrative Director at Grupo THEOS in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Samuel Raisanen
    Assistant Professor at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan
  • Sasiwimon Warunsiri
    Lecturer at University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Tianle Zhang
    Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China


  • Hesham Al-Ogeel
    Economic Specialist at Economic Research and Statistics Department, Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Saudi Central Bank
  • Henry Y-H Chen
    Post-doctoral Associate at Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Subsequent: Research Analyst at World Bank, Development Research Group in Washington, D.C.
    Subsequent: Research Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Khai Cong Dinh
    Lecturer at Fulbright Economics Teaching Program, University of Economics in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • J. Scott Holladay
    Post-doctoral Fellow at Institute for Policy Integrity, School of Law, New York University in New York City, New York
    Subseqent: Assistant Professor at University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Megan Lawson
    Senior Economist at Stratus Consulting in Boulder, Colorado
  • Molly Lipscomb
    Assistant Professor at University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Andrew Meyer
    Assistant Professor at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Grzegorz Pac
    Assistant Professor at Alfred University in Alfred, New York
  • Jessica Vechbanyongratana
    Lecturer at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand


  • Anwar Al-Shriaan Alazmi
    Assistant Professor at Kuwait University in Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Stephen Billings
    Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Said Boakye
    Technical Advisor (Macroeconomist) at Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in the Republic of Ghana
  • Namsuk Choi
    Assistant Professor at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at Chonbuk National University in Jeonju, Korea
  • Bradley Graham
    Assistant Professor at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa
  • Jirapa Inthisang
    Policy Analyst at the Office of Agriculture, Economics, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Erik Johnson
    Assistant Professor at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at The University of Richmond in Richmond, VA.
  • Christina Peters
    Assistant Professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado
  • Michael Snipes
    Assistant Professor at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, New Mexico
  • Eric Stuen
    Assistant Professor at University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho


  • Yiting An
    Ernst & Young in San Jose, California
  • Woong-tae Chung
    Research Fellow at Korea Energy Economics Institute in Euiwang, Republic of Korea
  • Nam Trung Hoang
    Visiting Assistant Professor at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana
    Subsequent: Lecturer at School of Business, Economics and Public Policy, University of New England in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
  • David Kingsley
    Assistant Professor at Westfield State College in Westfield, Massachusetts
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at University of Massachusetts in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • David Kritzberg
    Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Colorado at Denver in Denver, Colorado
  • Shuichiro Nishioka
    Assistant Professor at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Jason Pearcy
    Assistant Professor at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana
  • Azim Sadikov
    Research/Policy Work at International Monetary Fund, Policy Development & Review Deptartment in Washington, DC
  • Aric Shafran
    Assistant Professor at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Lei Yang
    Assistant Professor at Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, China
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China
  • Xiaofei Yang
    Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada
  • Mei Yuan
    Senior Associate at CRA International in Washington, DC


  • Vahram Ghushchyan
    Research at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado
  • Chris Goemans
    Research at National Oceanic & Atmospheric Association, Western Water Assessment Program in Boulder, Colorado
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Woradee Jongadsayakul
    At Kasetsart University in Thailand
  • Kremena Platikanova
    Researcher at Analysis Group Consulting in Denver, Colorado
  • Denni Puspa Purbasari
    Assistant Professor at Gadjah Mada University, Department of Economics in Bulaksumur, Indonesia
  • Katherine Sauer
    Assistant Professor at University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana
  • Joshua Sidon
    Consultant at Science Applications International Corporation in Lakewood, Colorado
  • Kiyoshi Yonemoto
    Assistant Professor at Tohoku University, Socio-Economic Information Sciences in Japan
    Subsequent: Assistant Professor at Fukushima College of Technology in Fukushima, Japan
  • Yuan Zhuang
    Research at Deloitte Tax LLP in Atlanta, Georgia