Job Placements: MS & PhD in Applied Economics

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

Jobs our recent graduates, from 2010 onward, have acquired
Year Name Position University / Agency / Company
2023 Ye Xian Quantitative Researcher Acadian Asset Management
2023 Muxi Yang Economist Bates White Economic Consulting
2023 Zhiyun Li Economist UCLA Anderson Forecast
2023 Hui Zhou Assistant Professor Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics University of Rhode Island
2023 Zhengyuan Wu Senior Data Scientist Citibank
2022 Deyu Rao Assistant Professor Department of Economics Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2022 Steve Wilcox Assistant Professor Department of Applied Economics Utah State University
2022 Yolanda Xue Applied Scientist II under the Core Analytics and Sciences Team Uber
2022 Louis Sears Economist U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe National Transportation Systems Center Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program
2022 Tung Dang Postdoctoral Fellow School of Economics University of Sydney
2022 Ruyu Chen Postdoctoral Fellow Stanford University Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
2021 Ali Abbas Economist International Monetary Fund
2021 Anne Byrne Research Agricultural Economist USDA Economic Research Service
2021 D. Adeline Yeh Research Agricultural Economist USDA Economic Research Service
2021 Diego S. Cardoso Assistant Professor Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University
2021 Joy Wu Postdoctoral Researcher Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich
2021 Lin Yang Assistant Professor Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2021 Shuyang Si Assistant Professor Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
2021 Vidya Bharathi Rajkumar Assistant Professor Krea University
2021 Yuanning Liang Assistant Professor Peking University
2021 Youwei Yang Director of Financial Analytics StoneX Group
2020 Armand Sim Research Fellow Monash University
2020 Avralt-Od Purevjav Postdoctoral Fellow University of Bern
2020 Margaret Jodlowski Assistant Professor Ohio State University
2020 Chia Hua Lin Postdoctoral Associate Johns Hopkins University
2020 Christina Korting Assistant Professor University of Delaware
2020 Matthew McGranaghan Assistant Professor University of Delaware
2020 Shiuli Vanaja Assistant Professor Azim Premji University
2019 Maulik Jagnani Postdoctoral Associate Yale University
2019 Rhiannon Jerch Assistant Professor Temple University
2019 Seolle Park Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard University
2019 Jing Qian Risk Management Associate Morgan Stanley
2019 Vidya Vemireddy Assistant Professor IIMA
2019 Xin Gao Associate Analysis Group
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 Soumya Gupta Post Doctoral Fellow Tata-Cornell Agriculture and Nutrition Initiative
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

Recent MS Job Placements

Jobs our recent MS graduates, from 2010 onward, have acquired
Year Name Position University / Agency / Company
2023 Shuyue Deng PhD in Food and Nutrition Policy Tufts University
2023 Summer Li Analyst Compass Lexecon
2023 Kate Carter-Cram PhD in Public Policy Oregon State University
2023 Laurel Krovetz PhD in Applied Economics and Management Cornell University
2023 Zisu Xie Analyst Citi
2023 Morgan Mastrianni PhD in Agricultural Economics Purdue University
2022 Ina Gijka Project Finance and Development Manager Distributed Sun
2022 Luqi Liang PhD in Marketing Tsinghua University in China
2022 Peizan Sheng PhD in Public Policy University of Chicago
2022 Xiaoyu Hu PhD in Accounting Boston College
2022 Henry Williams Economics PhD and Teaching Assistant Colorado State University
2022 Xuqian Ma PhD in Health Policy University of California, Berkeley
2021 Joshua Sheinberg Senior Associate Technical Training Consultant SAS Institute
2021 Casey Silver Agricultural Economist US Department of Agriculture and Economic Research Service
2021 Yuwei Liu Finance Management Trainee
2021 Tam Tran Pricing Analyst Cargill
2021 Xueyun Luo PhD Applied Economics and Management Cornell University, Dyson School
2021 Qian Wang PhD in Management Cornell University, SC Johnson Graduate School of Management
2021 Xiaoyuan (Felicity) Zhang PhD Student University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy
2021 Qixiang Gao PhD Finance University of Rochester
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

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Maulik Jagnani

Maulik Jagnani

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)