2021 Job Market Placements

By: Joelle Shadle, 
Fri, 05/07/2021

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 2021 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: Seth Sanders

Name Position or Affiliation
Abhishek Ananth One-year Postdoc, The Institute of Economics and Econometrics (IEE), The Universite de Geneve, then TTAP position, The Department of Quantitative Theory and Methods, Emory University
Anne Burton TTAP position, The Economics Program, The University of Texas at Dallas
Amanda Eng Economist, The U.S. Census Bureau
Sunwoo Lee Economist, The International Monetary Fund
Derek Lougee Economics Instructor on the full-time Faculty, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR
Fikri Pitsuwan Six-year Postdoc, The Chair of Macroeconomics: Innovation and Policy in the Center of Economic Research, ETH Zurich
Yue Wang TTAP position, The China Center for Agriculture Policy in The School of Advanced Agriculture Science, Peking University
Qi Wu TTAP position, The Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

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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