2019 Job Market Placements

By: Sarah Louise Schupp, 
Mon, 03/11/2019

The Cornell Economics Community is proud to support and promote the work of our students who are seeking employment following the completion of their doctoral program.  We are happy to announce the 2019 job market placements.

The graduate program of study is designed to train for research careers as faculty in public policy programs, public health programs, and other academic programs, and for non-academic research careers in think tanks, private consulting, government, or the not-for-profit sector. This list is comprised of students who have accepted job offers and are enrolled in the Ph.D. program in the Department of Economics (ECON). 

Director of Placement: Eleonora Patacchini

Name Position or Affiliation
Andrew Fieldhouse Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Middlebury College
Angela Cools Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Davidson College
Caroline Walker Economist, U.S. Census Bureau
Cassandra Benson Assistant Professor of Economics, U.S. Air Force Academy
Christopher Rojas Principal Quantitative Modeler, Economic Research Group, Capital One
Flavio Stanchi Data Scientist, Airbnb, San Francisco
Isha Agarwal Assistant Professor, Sauder School of Business, The University of British Columbia
James Elwell Economist, Joint Committee on Taxation
Jorgen Harris Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Occidental College
Khai Zhi Sim Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Eastern Connecticut State University
Luoyi Su Twin Beech Capital, Equity Research
Malin Hu Assistant Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University
Naveen Sunder Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University
Thomas Eisenberg Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Delaware


This list will be updated as students accept final job offers.  At Cornell University, economists are trained in many departments, schools and colleges, and as a part of multiple graduate fields. View a historical placement of all Ph.D. students in the field of economics including Applied Economics Management (AEM) and Policy Management and Analysis (PAM) here.

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