PhD Placements

Listings of initial placements of our Economics PhD graduates for the last five years. 

Key: Graduate: Initial Placement - Advisor

If academic placement was a postdoc or visiting position this is indicated and the subsequent placement is included.

2020 Placements

  • Hou, Zhezhi: Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (Assistant Professor) (China) - Kumbhakar
  • Pederson, John: Federal Communications Commission - Polachek
  • Tarazi, Christo: The Canadian Press - Xiao
  • Chanci, Luis: Universidad Santo Tomás (Assistant Professor), Santiago de Chile - Kumbhakar

2019 Placements

  • Holmes, Chanitá: Virginia Tech (Assistant Research Professor) - Hanes
  • Le, Duong: Duke University (post doc)/ The World Bank - Polachek
  • Tian, Huiting: College of Wooster (Visiting) - Kumbhakar

2018 Placements

  • Huang, Minjie: Bowling Green State University (Assistant Teaching Professor) - Pape
  • Choudhury, Agnitra Roy: Auburn University Montgomery (Visiting) - Polachek
  • Rijal, Binish: University of California Irvine (post doc)/ University of Richmond (Assistant Professor) - Khanna
  • Verdon, Andrew: Washington and Lee University (Visiting) - Polachek
  • Xu, Xiang: JP Morgan - Kumbhakar

2017 Placements

  • Ji, Yangyang: Central University of Finance and Economics (Assistant Professor) - Xiao
  • Li, Ning: Masters of Engineering, Data Analytics, Cornell University - Pape
  • Tariq, Adeel: Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) (Assistant Professor) - Kumbhakar
  • Wang, Xintong: Hobart and William Smith Colleges (Visiting) - Flores-Lagunes
  • Zhao, Shunan: Centre College (Assistant Professor) - Kumbhakar

2016 Placements

  • Jin, Man: Oakland University (Assistant Professor) - Jones/Kumbhakar
  • Moulton, Jermaine: Beloit College (Assistant Professor) - Kumbhakar
  • Tracey, Marlon: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (Assistant Professor) - Polachek

Known placements for earlier years

2015 Placements

  • Li, Huan: Purdue (post doc) - Khanna
  • Omodunbi, Oluwaropo: Goldman Sachs - Flores-Lagunes
  • Liu, Zhonghui: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital- Polachek
  • Parisian, Daniel: Mississippi State University - Flores-Lagunes
  • Xu, Junyi: Murray State University - Xiao

2014 Placements

  • Haase, Timothy: Ramapo College - Hanes
  • Kelly, Kyle: Skidmore College - Hanes
  • LaSalvia, Thomas: Marietta College - Kern
  • Malikov, Emir: St Lawrence University - Kumbhakar
  • Ozabaci, Deniz: University of Connecticut - Henderson
  • Spencer, Nekeisha: Albany State University - Polachek

2013 Placements

  • Bhardwaj, Shilpi: Price Waterhouse Cooper - Kokkelenberg/Kumbhakar
  • Blanco Lobo, German: Southern Illinois University - Flores-Lagunes
  • Chung, Hyein: SK Economic Research Institute (South Korea) - Xiao
  • Guilfoos, Todd: University of Rhode Island - Khanna/Pape
  • Lee, Kyung G: Department of Economics, Dankook University- Polachek
  • Obikili, Nonso: Economic Research in South Africa (South Africa) - Yoon
  • Restrepo Tobon, Diego: Escuela de Administracion, Finanzas, y Technologia (Colombia) - Jones/Kumbhakar
  • Yu, Jun H.: Korea Insitute for Defense Analyses- Polachek

2012 Placements

  • Chen, Yanan: Skidmore College - Polachek
  • Carolevschi, Laura: Skidmore College - Hanes
  • Das, Tirthatanmoy: Temple University - Polachek
  • Delgado, Michael: Purdue University - Khanna/Henderson
  • Kitissou, Kpoti: Skidmore College - Yoon
  • Kuo, Jen-Chih: Yuan-Ze University (Taiwan) - Kumbhakar
  • Liu, Liang: The Travelers Company - Kumbhakar
  • Liu, Weiwei: Saginaw Valley State College - Kumbhakar
  • Lyu, Ya-Pin: Post-Doc Research Fellow, Council of Social Science, National Cheng-Kung University- Polachek
  • Seo, Mi Suk: Dankook University (South Korea) - Pape
  • Xie, Liang: The Travelers Company - Kumbhakar

2011 Placements

  • Anderson, Lori: Framingham State University - Polachek
  • Birz, Gene: Morgan Stanley - Hanes
  • Kim, Tae H.: Korea Energy Economics Institue - Yang
  • Kim, Beom T.: - Korea Institute of Intellectual Propety- Yoon
  • Sirianni, Philip: Colgate University - Yang
  • Steadman, Keva: Augustana College - Wolcott
  • Sun, Kai: Aston University Business School (UK) - Kumbhakar/Henderson
  • Zhang, Bo: JP Morgan Chase - Yang

2010 Placements

  • Blake, Garfield: Southern Georgia University - Plassmann
  • Harriger, Jessica: Western Illinois University - Khanna
  • Kanik, Birol: Turkish Central Bank (Turkey) - Xiao
  • Roth, Michael: St. Lawrence University - Plassmann/Greene
  • Sinha, Esha: National Academy of Sceinces - Kokkelenberg

 2009 Placements

  • Donatelli, Frederick A. : American Express - Jones
  • Li, Yuan (Daniel): Markov Process Int'l - Kumbhakar
  • Thamma-Apiroam, Rewat: Kasetart University - Polachek
  • Farahane, Matias: Universidade Edouardo Mondlane - Hanes
  • Xi, Xianghang: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research - Henderson
  • Zhang, Xu: Farmingdale State College - Polachek
  • Zhao, Guanghua: DrFirst - Xiao

2008 Placements

  • McCloud, Nadine: University of the West Indies at Mona (Jamacia) - Kumbhakar

2007 Placements

  • Belasen, Ari: St. Louis University - Polachek
  • Wang, Dan: JPMorgan Chase - Kumbhakar
  • O'Hara, Michael: Colgate University - Khanna
  • Paul, Biru: SUNY Cortland - Hanes 

2006 Placements

  • Ro, Young Jin: KIET (Korea Insitute for Economics & Trade) - Jones
  • Sevastianova, Daria: University of Southern Indiana - Polachek
  • Wang, Lian: Bank of America - Jones
  • Parameter, Chris: Virginia Tech - Kumbhakar
  • Christy, Sean: Fulcrum Analytics - Kokkelenberg

2005 Placements

  • Olbrecht, Alexandre: Rampo College - Polachek
  • Sebuharara, Ruzima: Binghamton University School of Management - Hanes
  • Xiang, Jun: Universtiy of Rochester PhD prgoram in Political Science - Polachek
  • Tochkov, Kiril: Texas Christian University - Sorenson

2004 Placements

  • Asaftei, Gabriel: University of Richmond - Jones

2003 Placements

  • Vidovic, Martina: Bloomsburg University - Khanna
  • Smith, Carl: Bloomsburg State University - Kokkelenberg
  • Asamoah, Senanu: CMA - Clark
  • Seok Jee, Yoon: Korea Transportation Safety Authority - Kumbhakar

 2002 Placements

  • Barea-Lugo, Sebastian: University of Puerto Rico - Bischoff
  • Hwang, Soo Kyeong: Korean Labor Institute - Polachek
  • Sahibzaba, Shamim: Pakistan Institute for Development Econ. - Cowing

 2001 Placements

  • Gottshall, Tiffani: St. Lawrence University - Masters
  • Lemke, Graham: SUNY Utica/Rome - Kokkenlenberg
  • Panayides, Alexandros: William Paterson University - Kern
  • Stahl, Richard: LSU - Bischoff