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Placement

The department assists students, both financially 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 15 new Ph.D.s.

Listed below is the initial placement for all 173 of our graduates receiving a Ph.D. in the ten years between 2009 and 2018. The unemployment rate was 0%. For academic positions, appointment is in an Economics Department except where indicated.

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2018

Academic placements

  • Econometrics: Toulouse School of Economics; University of Calgary
  • Economic History: Brown University (postdoc)
  • Economics of Innovation: Ohio State University (postdoc)
  • Industrial Organization: Waseda University, Japan
  • Labor Economics: Monash University, Australia; University of Chicago (Public Policy), University of Michigan (postdoc)
  • Macroeconomics: New York University (Stern School); Hitotsubashi University, Japan (postdoc); Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil (postdoc); University of California, San Diego; University of Mannheim, Germany (2) 
  • Microeconomic Theory:  Duke University; Tel Aviv University, Israel

Government placements

  • Industrial Organization: Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC
  • Microeconomic Theory: Central Bank of Mexico

Private industry and consulting placements

  • Health Economics: Analysis Group, Boston
  • Industrial Organization: Analysis Group, Boston; Cornerstone Research, Chicago (2)
  • Microeconomic Theory: Charles River Associates, Oakland, CA

2017

Academic placements

  • Development Economics: University of Florida
  • Econometrics: International College of Economics and Finance, Moscow, Russia
  • Industrial Organization: University of Florida
  • Law and Economics: Harvard Law School (postdoc)
  • Macroeconomics: Stevens Institute of Technology (Finance)
  • Microeconomic Theory: Bonn University, Germany (postdoc); California Institute of Technology (postdoc); Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Private industry and consulting placements

  • Health Economics: SPHERE Institute, Washington DC
  • Macroeconomics: Cornerstone Research, New York City
  • Public Economics: Spring Venture Group (insurance industry) Kansas City, MO

2016

Academic placements

  • Development EconomicsRyerson University, Canada; 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; Princeton University; University of Toronto (Business School)
  • Microeconomic Theory: California Institute of Technology; Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal; University of Nevada, Reno; Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Political Economy: Princeton University (Postdoc Political Science)

Private industry and consulting placements

  • Development Economics:  Cornerstone Research, New York City
  • Econometrics: Compass Lexecon, Boston; 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; Citadel LLC, Chicago

2015

Academic placements

  • Econometrics: Toulouse School of Economics, France
  • Economic History: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Hitotsubashi University, Japan
  • Industrial Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; University of Miami
  • Microeconomic Theory: University of Nottingham; Park School of Baltimore; University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Government placements

  • 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 placements

  • Macroeconomics: Bank of America - Merrill Lynch, New York City; Barclays Capital, New York City; Cornerstone Research, New York City; Emil van Essen Managed Futures, LLC, Chicago
  • Microeconomic Theory: Bates White, Washington DC

2014

Academic placements

  • Econometrics: University of Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Economic History: Yale University
  • Industrial Organization: Singapore Management University; Texas A&M University; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Macroeconomics: City University of Hong Kong
  • Microeconomic Theory: Georgia State University; Pennsylvania State University; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China
  • Political Economy: University of Maryland (Agricultural and Resource Economics)

Government placements

  • Macroeconomics: Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC

Private industry and consulting placements

  • Industrial Organization: Bates White, Washington DC
  • Labor Economics: Analysis Group, Dallas; Copenhagen Economics, Denmark
  • Macroeconomics: Cornerstone Research, Washington DC

2013

Academic placements

  • Econometrics: Duke University; University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Economic History: Auburn University>
  • Financial Economics: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan School)
  • Industrial Organization: Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy; Universidad del Pacifico, Peru; University of British Columbia (Business School); University of North Carolina; University of Pennsylvania (Business School); University of Rochester (Business School); Yale University (Business School)
  • Labor Economics: Northwestern University
  • Macroeconomics: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Microeconomic Theory: Oregon State University; University of California, San Diego; University of Minnesota (Business School)

Government placements

  • Macroeconomics: Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC
  • Microeconomic Theory: Central Bank of Mexico

Private industry and consulting placements

  • Industrial Organization: Bates White, Washington DC; Compass Lexecon, Washington DC
  • Microeconomic Theory: Ernst & Young, Chicago

2012

Academic placements

  • Econometrics: University of Texas, Austin
  • Economic History: University of Iowa
  • Labor Economics:  Gettysburg College; University of Wisconsin (Business School)
  • Industrial Organization: Ohio State University
  • Macroeconomics: College of William and Mary; University of North Carolina
  • Microeconomic Theory: Arizona State University; Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China; University of Queensland, Australia; University of Toulouse, France
  • Political Economy: Georgetown University (Foreign Service)

Government placements

  • Macroeconomics: Bank of England

Private industry and consulting placements

  • Financial Economics: PIMCO, New York City
  • Industrial Organization: Compass Lexecon, Chicago; GETCO LLC, Chicago; National Economic Research Associates, New York City
  • Labor Economics: Acumen LLC, San Francisco
  • Macroeconomics: McKinsey and Company, Chicago

2011

Academic placements

  • Economic History: National University of Singapore
  • Industrial Organization: Middle Tennessee State University; New York University (Stern School)
  • Labor Economics:  Arizona State University; IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies, Italy
  • Macroeconomics: University of Texas, Austin
  • Microeconomic Theory: California Institute of Technology; City University of Hong Kong; University of Haifa, Israel; 
  • Political Economy: European University Institute, Italy

Government placements

  • Financial Economics: Bank of Canada
  • Macroeconomics: Bank of Japan; Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC

Private Industry and consulting placements

  • Industrial Organization:  Bates White, Washington DC
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2010

Academic placements

  • Econometrics: St Gallen University, Switzerland; University of Michigan, Survey Research Center; University of Western Ontario
  • Industrial Organization: Pennsylvania State University; University of California, Berkeley; University of Rochester (Business School)
  • Labor Economics: Royal Holloway College, United Kingdom
  • Macroeconomics: Carleton College; University of Luxembourg, School of Finance, Luxembourg
  • Microeconomic Theory: University of Navarra (Business School), Spain; University of Toulouse, France

Government placements

  • Industrial Organization: Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC
  • Labor Economics: Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors, Washington DC

Private industry and consulting placements

  • Industrial Organization: Acumen LLC, San Francisco; Deloitte, Transfer Pricing Practice, Chicago
  • Macroeconomics: Goldman Sachs, New York City

2009

Academic placements

  • Econometrics: University of Minnesota (Business School)
  • Economic History: University of Tennessee
  • Financial Economics: Northwestern University (Business School)
  • Industrial Organization: Duke University; New York University (Stern School)
  • Labor Economics:  Chinese University of Hong Kong; Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Macroeconomics: Duke University
  • Microeconomic Theory:  National University of Singapore; Rice University; University of Southern Florida

Government placements

  • Labor Economics: Central Bank of Chile
  • MacroeconomicsU.S. Congressional Budget Office, Washington DC

Private industry and consulting placements

  • Labor Economics: PIMCO, Newport Beach, CA
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