2023 Job Market Placements

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).

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