Placement

Ph.D. placements in economics span the spectrum of academics and nonacademics. 

Our recent academic placements include Baylor University, Boise State University, Colgate University, Georgia State University, Jinan University, King Saud University, Ordu University, Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Cali, Rhodes College, State University of New York at Fredonia, Syiah Kuala University, Tbilsi State University, Texas Tech University, University of Bowling Green, University of Johannesburg, University of Puget Sound, University of Redlands, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Weber State University, and West Texas A&M University, among others.

Placements at government and quasi-government organizations include Bureau of Economic Analysis, Central Bank of Turkey, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, International Monetary Fund, Kansas Department of Revenue, National Council of Applied Economic Research, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Reserve Bank of India, Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency, U.S. Small Business Administration, and State of Kansas, among others.

Other nonacademic placements at corporations, consulting firms, and think tanks include American Express, Bank of America, Charles River Associates, First Tennessee Bank, G.R. Holdings, Moody’s Analytics, Laifer Capital, MedAssurant, Monsanto Corporation, National Association of Home Builders, and Walmart Home Office, among others. Our graduates are also involved in international entrepreneurial start-ups.

A more complete placement list is included below. 

Graduate

Year

1st Job Placement

2018    
Oguzhan Batmaz 2018 Grand Valley State University
Alexander Alegria Castellanos 2018 Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali, Colombia
Guo Chen 2018 Monsanto Corporation Headquarters
Jingxian Hu 2018 Boise State University
Chaozheng Li 2018 Bao To Pi (Education Start-up in China)
Jessica McCloskey 2018 Bureau of Economic Analysis
Michael Roberts 2018 PREMIER Bankcard, South Dakota
Chen Sun 2018 First Bank of Tennessee
Manuel Aleja Pulido Velasquez 2018 Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Asmaa Yaseen 2018 College of Saint Benedict and St. John's University (CSB/SJU)
2017    
Neepa Gaekwad Babulal

2017

State University of New York at Fredonia
Yue Feng  2017 Nanjing University and Bank of Nanjing, China
John Francois 2017 West Texas A&M University
Jing Fu 2017 National Association of Home Builders, Washington, DC
Indrani Manna 2017 Reserve Bank of India
Akwasi "Kay" Nti-Addae 2017 State of Kansas
Liting Su 2017 Center for Financial Stability
2016    
Saleh Alodayni

2016

College of Business Administration of King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Davut Ayan 2016 Turkish Military Academy
Soumya Bhadury 2016 National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi, India
Rachel Childers 2016 University of Bowling Green
Taufiq Dawood 2016

Syiah Kuala University, Darussalam- Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Shangwen Huang 2016 Walmart
Daria Milakhina 2016 State of Kansas
Zachary Raff 2016 University of Wisconsin-Stout
Biyan Tang 2016 Wabash College
Alexander Teney 2016 Moody's Analytics
Oguz Tumturk 2016 Ordu University, Turkey
Sijun Yu 2016 First Tennessee Bank
2015    
Jing Fu 2015 National Association of Home Builders
Eric Hoffmann 2015 Rhodes College
Andrew Keinsley 2015 Weber State
Erhan Oruc 2015 Kocaeli University
Hengwe Qi 2015  
Toshiyuki Wakana 2015 Kansas Department of Revenue
Boniface Yemba 2015 Clarion University
2014    
Julia Brandes 2014 University of Redlands
Anne-Christine Barthel 2014 Randolph College
Febrio Kacaribu 2014 Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA
Yusufu Kamara 2014 Baker University SPGS
Huy Nguyen 2014 US Small Business Administration, Washington DC
Andrew "Lee" Smith 2014 Kansas City Federal Reserve
Danai Tanamee 2014  
Mingming Zheng 2014 Bank of America
2013    
Ryadh Alkhareif 2013 Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency, Ryadh, Saudi Arabia
Salah Alsayaary 2013 Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency
Kablan Alkahtani 2013 Saudi Central Bank
Peng Chen 2013 Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Ibrahima Diallo 2013 Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal
Taniya Ghosh 2013 Indira Ghandi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India
Jia Liu 2013 American Institute for Economic Research, MA, USA
Josephine Lugovskyy 2013 Benedictine College, Atchison, KS, USA

Oleksandr Lugovskyy

2013

Simpson College, Indianola, IA, USA

Ryan Mattson 2013 Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, USA
2012    
Hajar Aghababa 2012 Institute for Policy and Social Research
Lili Chen 2012 Laifer Capital
Isaac Kanyama 2012 University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Han Li 2012 Walmart Home Office, Bentonville, AR, USA
Sung Jin Lim 2012  
Andrew Monaco 2012 Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, USA
2011    
Sanjibani Banerjee 2011 American Express, Phoenix, AZ USA
Unal Eryilmaz 2011 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France
Serena H. Huang 2011 Charles River Associates
Sumanta 'Ronnie' Mukherjee 2011 MedAssurant, Bowie, MD USA
2009    
Abdullah AlHarbi 2009 Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency, Saudi Arabia
Mamdooh Alsahafi 2009 Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency, Saudi Arabia
Zaier Aouani
2009 International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University, Georgia
Dogan Karaman 2009 Central Bank of Turkey, Turkey
2008    

Abdullah Al-Hassan  

2008

International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C., USA

Ramu Gopolan

2008

University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Hisaya Kitaoka  

2008

Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana, USA

Grace O

2008

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Hiroshi Murao

2008

Aomori Public College , Aomori, Japan

Victor Valcarcel   

2008

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA

Wei Zhou

2008

G.R. Holdings, Kansas City, USA

2007    

Evgeniya Duzhak

2007

Baruch College, CUNY, New York, USA

Logan Kelly

2007

Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA

Mark Leonard

2007

University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA

2006    

Marian Martinez

2006

Carroll College, Helena, Montana, USA

Ousman Seck

2006

California State University at Fullerton, USA

2005    

Abdullah Al-Hmeed

2005

Saudi Arabian Monetary Center Saudi Arabia

Unja Chae

2005

Intel Corporation, California, USA

Mehmet Dalkir

2005

University of New Brunswick, Canada

Brandon Dupont

2005

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, USA

Adisorn Rotjanapan

2005

Thai Military Bank, Bangkok, Thailand

Rubana Mahjabeen

2005

Truman State University, Missouri, USA

Noah Mutoti

2005

Central Bank of Zambia, Zambia

Dylan Rassier

2005

Bureau of Economic Analysis, Washington D.C., USA

Fei Sha

2005

State Farm Insurance, Chicago, IL, USA

2004    

Othman Alwagdani

2004

Saudi Arabia

Azucena Monroy

2004

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, California, USA

Gregory Stutes

2004

Minnesota State University, Moorhead, USA

Talat Ulussever

2004

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia

2002    

Mohamed Hassan

2002

Cairo University, Egypt

Cuneyt Koyuncu

2002

Dumlupinar University, Turkey

Suk Hyung 'Bryan' Lee 

2002

Global Capital Investment Group

Chadin Rochananonda

2002

Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance,  Thailand

Fatih Savasan

2002

Afyon Kocapete University, Turkey

Yaqin Wang

2002

Youngstown State University, OH, USA

2001    

Nathan Berg

2001

University of Texas at Dallas, TX, USA

Leo Chan

2001

Delaware State University, Dover, DE, USA

Fanru Meng

2001

California Polytechnic State University, CA, USA

Mike Metz

2001

Self employed

2000    

Watchara Leelawah

2000

International Institute for Trade and Development—Bangkok, Thailand

Astrid Marschatz

2000

International Labor Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Jiwei Su

2000

GE Capital, Kansas City, MO, USA

1999    

Klangjai "Aey" Juisiri

1999

The Thai Farmers Research Center, Bankok, Thailand

1998    

Janie M. Phelps

1998

Mississippi State University, MS, USA

Tom H Root

1998

Drake University, IA, USA

Bradley Wilson 1998 University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, USA

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