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 2023 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: Kristoffer Nimark
Candidates and Placements
Matthew Comey: Economist, Joint Committee on Taxation (US Congress)
Neelanjan Datta: Assistant Professor, Department of Economic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Christa Deneault: Economist, FTC
Zihan Hu: Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University
Yizhou (Kyle) Kuang: Lecturer (TTAP position), University of Manchester, UK
Hyuk-soo Kwon: One-year Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Environmental and Energy Policy Analysis Center (SEEPAC); then Assistant Professor in the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago
Chenyang Li: Tenure Track Assistant Professor, IPE Thrust, Society Hub, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (GZ)
Bineet Mishra: Assistant Director-Research, Moody's
Julien Neves: Economist, Amazon
Grace Phillips: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Memphis
Germán Reyes: Postdoctoral Fellow, the briq Institute on Behavior & Inequality; then Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Middlebury College
Yudi Wang: Economist, Amazon
Yukun Wang: Associate, Analysis Group
David Wasser: Economist, U.S. Census Bureau
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. Visit our Historical Placements of PhD students page to view historical placement of Ph.D. students in the field of economics including Applied Economics Management (AEM) and Policy Management and Analysis (PAM).