Employment Statistics

MS Degree Recipients: January 1993-August 2016*

Category Domestic
Students
International
Students
Academic
Faculty, research associates, etc. 10 (9%) 8 (6%)
Students continuing for a PhD 41 (35%) 66 (45%)
Government / Inter-Governmental
U.S. 11 (9%)  
International   10 (7%)
Nonprofit foundations & organizations 9 (8%) 7 (5%)
Research institutes & agencies 9 (8%) 15 (10%)
Private, For-Profit Firms
Consulting, banks, private business, etc. 36 (31%) 40 (27%)
Total 116 146
*Only includes graduates reporting their employment statistics.


PhD Degree Recipients: January 1993-August 2016*

Category Domestic
Students
International
Students
Academic
Faculty, research associates, etc. 36 (64%) 60 (55%)
Government / Inter-Governmental
U.S. 4 (7%) 7 (6%)
International   2 (2%)
Nonprofit foundations & organizations 3 (6%) (4%)
Research institutes & agencies 8 (14%) 11 (10%)
Private, For-Profit Firms
Consulting, banks, private business, etc. 5 (9%) 25 (23%)
Total 56 110
*Only includes graduates reporting their employment statistics.

Student Spotlight

Payal Seth

Payal Seth

Hometown

Delhi, India

Anticipated degree and concentration

Ph.D., International and Development Economics

Previous place of employment

I served as a research assistant on the Economics Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, Reserve Bank of India, and research assistant under Dr. Parikshit Ghosh.