Placement

The department assists students, both financial and practically, to prepare and distribute job market materials to potential employers. We have an excellent record of placing students with leading research universities, liberal arts colleges, government agencies and the private sector. Each year we graduate about fifteen new Ph.D.s.

Listed below is the initial placement for all 174 of our graduates receiving a Ph.D. in the ten years between 2007 and 2016. The unemployment rate was 0%. For academic positions, appointment is in an Economics Department except where indicated.

2016

Academic

Development Economics

Ryerson University, Canada

Development Economics

University of Hong Kong

Econometrics

University of Sydney, Australia

Economic History

Vanderbilt University

Labor Economics

University of Chicago (Public Policy)

Macroeconomics

CERGE-EI, Prague, Czech Republic

Macroeconomics

Princeton University

Macroeconomics

University of Toronto (Business School)

Microeconomic Theory

California Institute of Technology

Microeconomic Theory

Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal

Microeconomic Theory

European University Institute, Florence, Italy (post-doc)

Microeconomic Theory

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Political Economy

Princeton University (Postdoc Political Science)

Private Industry and Consulting

Development Economics

Cornerstone Research, New York City

Econometrics

Compass Lexecon, Boston

Econometrics

Cornerstone Research, New York City

Environmental Economics

Convertro Inc. (AOL Platforms), New York City

Labor Economics

Cornerstone Research, Washington DC

Macroeconomics

McKinsey & Company, Chicago

Microeconomic Theory

Charles River Associates, Washington DC

Microeconomic Theory

Citadel LLC, Chicago

2015

Academic

Econometrics

Toulouse School of Economics, France

Economic History

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Economic History

Hitotsubashi University, Japan

Industrial Organization

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Industrial Organization

University of Miami

Microeconomic Theory

Cambridge University (postdoc)

Microeconomic Theory

Park School of Baltimore

Microeconomic Theory

University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Government

Development Economics

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC

Economic History

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto

Industrial Organization

Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC

Microeconomic Theory

Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC

Private Industry and Consulting

Macroeconomics

Bank of America - Merrill Lynch, New York City

Macroeconomics

Barclays Capital, New York City

Macroeconomics Cornerstone Research, New York City

Macroeconomics

Emil van Essen Managed Futures, LLC, Chicago

Microeconomic Theory

Bates White, Washington DC

2014

Academic

Econometrics

University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Economic History

Yale University

Industrial Organization

Singapore Management University

Industrial Organization

Texas A&M University

Industrial Organization

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Macroeconomics

City University of Hong Kong

Microeconomic Theory

Georgia State University

Microeconomic Theory

Pennsylvania State University

Microeconomic Theory

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China

Public Economics

University of Maryland (Agricultural and Resource Economics)

Government

Macroeconomics

Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC

Private Industry and Consulting

Industrial Organization

Bates White, Washington DC

Labor Economics

Analysis Group, Dallas

Labor Economics

Copenhagen Economics, Denmark

Macroeconomics

Cornerstone Research, Washington DC

2013

Academic

Econometrics

Duke University

Econometrics

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Economic History

Auburn University

Financial Economics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan School)

Industrial Organization

Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy

Industrial Organization

Universidad del Pacifico, Peru

Industrial Organization

University of British Columbia (Business School)

Industrial Organization

University of North Carolina

Industrial Organization

University of Pennsylvania (Business School)

Industrial Organization

University of Rochester (Business School)

Industrial Organization

Yale University (Business School)

Labor Economics

Northwestern University

Macroeconomics

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Microeconomic Theory

Oregon State University

Microeconomic Theory

University of California, San Diego

Microeconomic Theory

University of Minnesota (Business School)

Government

Macroeconomics

Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC

Macroeconomics

Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC

Microeconomic Theory

Central Bank of Mexico

Private Industry and Consulting

Industrial Organization

Bates White, Washington DC

Industrial Organization

Compass Lexecon, Washington DC

Microeconomic Theory

Ernst & Young, Chicago

2012

Academic

Econometrics

University of Texas, Austin

Economic History

University of Iowa

Labor Economics

Gettysburg College

Labor Economics

University of Wisconsin (Business School)

Industrial Organization

Ohio State University

Macroeconomics

College of William and Mary

Macroeconomics

University of North Carolina

Microeconomic Theory

Arizona State University

Microeconomic Theory

Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy

Microeconomic Theory

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China

Microeconomic Theory

University of Queensland, Australia

Microeconomic Theory

University of Toulouse, France

Political Economy

Georgetown University (Foreign Service)

Government

Macroeconomics

Bank of England

Private Industry and Consulting

Financial Economics

PIMCO, New York City

Industrial Organization

Compass Lexecon, Chicago

Industrial Organization

GETCO LLC, Chicago

Industrial Organization

National Economic Research Associates, New York City

Labor Economics

Acumen LLC, San Francisco

Macroeconomics

McKinsey and Company, Chicago

2011

Academic

Economic History

National University of Singapore

Industrial Organization

Middle Tennessee State University

Industrial Organization

New York University (Stern School)

Labor Economics

Arizona State University

Labor Economics

IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies, Italy

Macroeconomics

University of Texas, Austin

Microeconomic Theory

California Institute of Technology

Microeconomic Theory

City University of Hong Kong

Microeconomic Theory

University of Haifa, Israel

Microeconomic Theory

University of Toronto

Political Economy

European University Institute, Italy

Government

Financial Economics

Bank of Canada

Macroeconomics

Bank of Japan

Macroeconomics

Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC

Private Industry and Consulting

Industrial Organization

Bates White, Washington DC

2010

Academic

Econometrics

St Gallen University, Switzerland

Econometrics

University of Michigan, Survey Research Center

Econometrics

University of Western Ontario

Industrial Organization

Pennsylvania State University

Industrial Organization

University of California, Berkeley

Industrial Organization

University of Rochester (Business School)

Labor Economics

Royal Holloway College, United Kingdom

Macroeconomics

Carleton College

Macroeconomics

University of Luxembourg, School of Finance, Luxembourg

Microeconomic Theory

University of Navarra (Business School), Spain

Microeconomic Theory

University of Toulouse, France

Government

Industrial Organization

Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC

Labor Economics

Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC

Private Industry and Consulting

Industrial Organization

Acumen LLC, San Francisco

Industrial Organization

Deloitte, Transfer Pricing Practice, Chicago

Macroeconomics

Goldman Sachs, New York City

2009

Academic

Econometrics

University of Minnesota (Business School)

Economic History

University of Tennessee

Financial Economics

Northwestern University (Business School)

Industrial Organization

Duke University

Industrial Organization

New York University (Stern School)

Labor Economics

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Labor Economics

Uppsala University, Sweden

Macroeconomics

Duke University

Microeconomic Theory

National University of Singapore

Microeconomic Theory

Rice University

Microeconomic Theory

University of Southern Florida

Government

Labor Economics

Central Bank of Chile

Macroeconomics

U.S. Congressional Budget Office, Washington DC

Private Industry and Consulting

Labor Economics

PIMCO, Newport Beach, CA

2008

Academic

Econometrics

Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy

Econometrics

Duke University

Econometrics

London School of Economics, United Kingdom

Economic History

College of William and  Mary

Economic History

University of Texas, Austin

Industrial Organization

Carnegie-Mellon University

Industrial Organization

University of Pennsylvania

Labor Economics

University of Cincinnati, Applied Economics Research Institute

Labor Economics

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany

Microeconomic Theory

Bocconi University, Italy

Microeconomic Theory

Harvard University

Government

Econometrics

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Macroeconomics

Einaudi Institute, Bank of Italy, Rome, Italy

Macroeconomics

International Monetary Fund, Washington DC

Private Industry and Consulting

Econometrics

McKinsey and Company, Moscow, Russia

Industrial Organization

Barclays Global Investors, San Francisco

Industrial Organization

Criterion Economics, Washington DC

Industrial Organization

Lehman Brothers, New York City

Macroeconomics

PIMCO, Newport Beach CA

Microeconomic Theory

Bates White, Washington DC

Microeconomic Theory

McKinsey and Company, Minneapolis

2007

Academic

Industrial Organization

Harvard Business School

Industrial Organization

New York University

Industrial Organization

University of New South Wales, Australia

Industrial Organization

Virginia Tech University

Labor Economics

Swarthmore College

Labor Economics

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Macroeconomics

University of Montreal (Business School)

Microeconomic Theory

University of Minnesota

Government

Financial Economics

U.S. Congressional Budget Office, Washington DC

Industrial Organization

U.S. Department of Justice, Washington DC

Macroeconomics

World Bank, Washington DC

Private Industry and Consulting

Industrial Organization

Cornerstone Research, Boston

Industrial Organization

PJM Interconnection, Norristown PA