Job Placements

Graduate students of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management are actively recruited by U.S. and foreign universities for academic positions. They also hold high-profile positions in state and federal government agencies, international agencies, such as the World Bank and the United Nations, and at leading companies in the private and not-for-profit sectors.

Recent PhD Job Placements

Year Name Position University / Agency / Company
2018 Jakina Debnam Assistant Professor of Economics Amherst College, Amherst, MA
2018 Ryan Finseth Economist/Air Quality Specialist South Coast Air Quality Management District, CA State Gov.'t, Diamond Bar, CA
2018 Oleg Firsin Assistant Professor of Economics University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
2018 Juan Nicolas Hernandez-Aguilera Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellow The Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY
2018 Erwin Knippenberg Lead Economist Cooper/Smith, Washington, D.C.
2018 Yanan Li Assistant Professor of Economics Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
2018 Linden McBride Assistant Professor of Economics St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD
2018 David Murphy Assistant Professor of Economics University of Evansville, Schroeder School of Business, Evansville, IN
2018 Steven Otto Economist ISO New England, Holyoke, MA
2018 Kai Wu Assistant Professor of Finance Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China
2018 Jianwei Xing Assistant Professor Peking University, Beijing, China
2017 Jennifer Cisse Senior Risk Advisor USAID, Washington, D.C.
2017 Xiaoli Fan Assistant Professor University of Alberta, Canada
2017 Tanvi Rao Research Associate IMPAQ International, Washington, D.C.
2017 Di Wu Principal Consultant Edgeworth Economics, Washington, D.C.
2017 Jie Li Research Associate Cornell University, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
2017 Ellen McCullough Assistant Professor University of Georgia, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
2017 Yiwei Wang Data Analyst Center for Governmental Research
2016 Leah Bevis Assistant Professor Ohio State University, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
2016 Justin Choe

Economist

Global Commodity Analysis Division, Office of Global Analysis, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

2016 Richard Klotz Assistant Professor Colgate University, Department of Economics
2016 Andrew Simons Assistant Professor Fordham University, Department of Economics
2016 Vidhya Soundararajan

Assistant Professor, Economics and Social Sciences

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

2016 Nadia Streletskaya Assistant Professor Oregon State University, Applied Economics Department
2016 Andrew Waxman Assistant Professor Arizona State University, School of Public Affairs
2015 Pimbucha Rusmevichientong Assistant Professor California State University
2015 Hao Lu Senior Quantitative Analyst Pacific Gas & Electric Company
2015 Teevrat Garg

Assistant Professor

University of California, San Diego

2015 Parul Sharma Financial Economist U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
2015 Jubo Yan Assistant Professor Nanyang Technological University
2015 Dennis Becker Associate Dean & Company
2015 Julia Berazneva Assistant Professor Middlebury College
2015 Samuel Bell Co-Founder & CEO Vitalite Zambia Limited
2015 Lin Sun AVP Risk Management Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
2015 Joanna Upton Post-Doctoral Associate Dyson School, Cornell University
2014 Shadi Atallah Assistant Professor Purdue University
2014 Catalina Herrera-Almanza Assistant Professor Northeastern University
2014 Elaine Hill Assistant Professor University of Rochester
2014 Nathaniel Jensen Post-Doctoral Associate Dyson School, Cornell University
2014 Woo Young Jeon Associate Research Fellow Korea Energy Economics Institute
2014 Romi Kher Post-Doctoral Associate Dyson School, Cornell University
2014 Joel Landry Assistant Professor  Pennsylvania State University
2014 Benjamin Leard Fellow Resources for the Future
2014 Adrian Lopes Assistant Professor American University of Sharjah, Department of Economics
2014 Yu Qin Assistant Professor National University of Singapore
2014 Kira Villa Assistant Professor University of New Mexico
2014 Chayanee Chawanote Assistant Professor Thammasat University
2014 Jonathan Dressler Associate Director MetLife Agricultural Investments
2013 Yasushi Taira Deputy Director Japan International Cooperation Agency
2013 Dusan Drabik Post-Doctoral Associate European Commission
2013 Kristen Cooper Assistant Professor Gordon College
2013 Aurelie Harou Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resource Sciences McGill University, Canada
2013 Yusi Ouyang Assistant Professor University of Tulsa
2013 Leslie Verteramo Chiu Post-Doctoral Associate Dyson School, Cornell University
2012 Jaesung Cho Post-Doctoral Research Associate Texas A&M AgriLife
2012 Jung Youn Mo Associate Research Fellow Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade
2012 Sivalai Vararuth Vice President Siam Commercial Bank
2012 Paitoon Wongsasutthikul Managing Director Agrowealth Co.
2012 Xi Chen Assistant Professor Yale School of Public Health
2012 Ying Cao Assistant Professor University of Guelph
2012 Alberto Lamadrid Assistant Professor Lehigh University
2012 Jun Lee Associate Research Fellow Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade
2012 Marc Rockmore Assistant Professor Clark University
2012 John Taber Economist Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
2011 Masato Nakane Economist International Monetary Fund
2011 Thanasin Tanompongphandh Lecturer Mae Fah Luang University
2011 Wei Cen Assistant Professor HSBC Business School
2011 Itthipong Mahathanaseth Lecturer Kasetsart University
2011 Sudha Narayanan Assistant Professor Indira Gandhi Inst. of Dev. Res.
2010 Rahul Anand Economist International Monetary Fund
2010 Annelies Deuss Visiting Assistant Professor Carnegie Mellon University
2010 Qian Han Assistant Professor Xiamen University
2010 Annemie Maertens Assistant Professor University of Pittsburgh
2010 Hope Michelson Assistant Professor University of Illinois

Post-docs Received Positions

Year Name Position University / Agency / Company
2016 Soumya Gupta

Post Doctoral Fellow

Tata-Cornell Agriculture and Nutrition Initiative

Recent MS Job Placements

Year Name Position University / Agency / Company
2017 Dieynab Diatta Consultant International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome, Italy
2017 Ishneet Kaur Analytics Fellow McKinsey and Company, Waltham, MA
2017 Qingrun Meng Analyst Analysis Group, Boston
2017 Anthony Nasr Analyst Analysis Group, New York
2017 Jason Troendle Senior Business Analyst The Context Network
2017 Joaquin Valdes Perez Analyst Impendi Analytics
2017 Suryakumari Samyuktha Kannan  Senior Research Associate International Food Policy & Research Institute, New Delhi, India
2017 Mary Kate Wheeler Agricultural Economic Analyst  Cornell University, CALS-Entomology, Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Research
2016 Michael James Bentley Analyst Farient Advisors, LLC
2016 Amy Carduner

Financial Representative

Farm Credit Canada

2016 Phillip Coles

Vice President of Regulatory Compliance & Strategic Planning

Giorgio Mushroom Company

2016 Pinyi Chen Research Analyst World Bank
2016 Ziang Cheng

Project Manager

China Great Wall Int.’l Exhibition Co., LTD

2016 Sogol Kananizadeh

Senior Analyst

Global Data and Information Management, JLL

2016 Qisiyu Miao Strategy Sales Analyst Morgan Stanley Institutional Equity Derivative
2016 Yuanyuan Pan Associate

Axtria, Inc.

2016 Kaihang Shi

Assistant Researcher

Ministry of Transport of P.R.C.

2016 Boya Wang Intern

Onenicecar

2016 Zhaoyu Zeng

Analyst

UnionPay Advisor

2015 Alyssa P. Miller Associate Director Scotiabank
2015 Carolina Carbajal De Nova Professor of Economics Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana at Iztapalapa
2015 Marin Cherry Food Science Undergraduate Program Coordinator Cornell University
2015 Peixun Fang Co-Founder Zhizi Tech Company, China
2015 Xiao Hu Model Risk Management Analyst

Citigroup

2014 Jing He Consumer Analytics Management Associate Citibank
2014 Muhammad Jawad Khan Assistant Professor Balochistan University of IT, Pakistan
2014 Amy Uber Senior Agricultural Economist

California Dept. of Food & Agriculture

2014 Fengping Zheng Analyst China Life Asset Management Company
2014 Elizabeth Bageant Research Support Specialist Dyson School, Cornell University
2014 Xiao Yang He Consultant IFPRI
2014 Justin Shepherd Agricultural Analyst DHF Team
2014 Yijia Tang Research Support Specialist Dyson School, Cornell University
2014 Pensiri Kangvonkit Policy Analyst Bank of Thailand
2014 Adeline Yeh Senior Research Assistant IFPRI
2013 Wansopin Amatyakul Trade Analyst, Dept. of Foreign Trade Government of Thailand
2013 Hira Channa Research Analyst Pakistan Strategy Support Program
2013 Michael Mulford Country Director PCI Tanzania
2012 Katie Ricketts Research Specialist Cornell University
2012 Xiaolan Xu Analyst/Investment Banking Barclays
2011 Pascale Schnitzer Raab Consultant UNICEF West & Central Africa Regional Office
2011 Corey White Research Associate Glass, Lewis & Co.
2011 Wan-Chen Lee Professional Services Analyst The Nielsen Company
2011 Maleeha Rizwan Global Management Trainee AkzoNobel
2011 Thomas Carman Client Service Associate U.S. Capital Advisors
2011 Xiaolin Cui Project Manager Apollo REITS
2011 Michael Gadsden Energy Analyst Ascend Analytics
2011 Derek Stenclik Energy Analyst GE Energy
2011 Arnold Xavier Senior Relationship Manager Barclays
2011 Yidi Xia Research Analyst Bunge Global Markets
2011 Yan Zhao System Engineer/Analyst Global Foundries
2010 James Neyhard Investment Analyst Hancock Agricultural Group
2010 Robert Weaver Director, Solution Design Adayana

Recent MPS Job Placements

Year Name Position University / Agency / Company
2014 Amy Couch   Yankee Farm Credit ACA
2014 Yan Qu Senior Quantitative Analyst CEB
2012 Alin Moncada-Brito Energy Officer WWF Mexico
2011 Thomas Carman Client Service Associate U.S. Capital Advisors

Student Spotlight

Maulik Jagnani

Maulik Jagnani

Hometown

Bombay, India

Anticipated degree and concentration

Ph.D., International and Development Economics with a focus on behavioral economics and applied econometrics

Previous employment

IFMR Centre for Micro Finance/MIT Poverty Action Lab (2012-2014)