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Ph.D. Student Placement

What will your graduate program do for you?

The Economics Department at Purdue University has had great success in the all-important metric of Ph.D. student placement. Specifically, the Department prides itself on its record of placing Ph.D. students at leading research universities around the world as well coveted positions in government and industry. A recent article, in fact, ranked Purdue Economics 31st worldwide according to how well its students have fared in the highly competitive academic job market.

The table below offers just a sample of our recent graduates, their current positions, and links to their homepages.

Josh Austin Josh Austin, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2014
Ohio University
Suprabha Baniya Suprabha Baniya, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2017
Clark University
Tannista Banerjee Tannista Banerjee, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2011
Auburn University
James Bland James Bland, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2016
University of Toledo
YuriBots

Yuriy Bots Ph.D., Purdue Univeristy (Economics), 2012

William Jewell College
Jacob Brindley

Jacob Brindley, Ph.D., Purdue Univeristy (Economics), 2016

Miami University (Ohio)
Masha Brussevich

Masha Brussevich, Ph.D., Purdue Univeristy (Economics), 2017

International Monetary Fund
Marcelo Castillo

Marcelo Castillo, Ph.D., Purdue Univeristy (Economics), 2016

USDA Economic Research Service
Amanda Cook

Amanda Cook, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2016

Bowling Green State University
Zack Davis

Zack Davis, Ph.D., Purdue Univeristy (Economics), 2016

St. Vincent College (Latrobe, PA)
vusal

Vusal Eminli, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2013

University of the Pacific
Andrew Greenland

Andrew Greenland, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2013

Elon University
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Jeremiah Harris, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2014

Kent State University
Jaehong Kim

Jaehong Kim, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2014

Chapman University
Kellie Konsor

Kellie Konsor, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2016

Saginaw Valley State University (MI)
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Justin Krieg Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2012

Robin, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi LLP
Hyojung Lee2

Hyojung Lee Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2014

Singapore Management University
Kwan Yong Lee

Kwan Yong Lee Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2013

University of North Dakota
Xiaoxiao Li

Xiaoxiao Li,  Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2017

Villanova University
Sebastian Linde

Sebastian Linde, Ph.D. Purdue Unviersity (Economics), 2017

Grand Valley State University
An-Hsiang Liu

An-Hsiang Liu, Ph.D. Purdue Unviersity (Economics), 2012

Wuhan University
John Lopresti

John Lopresti, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics) 2013

College of William & Mary
Andrew Meisner

Andrew Meisner, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics) 2017

Amazon
arnabnayak

Arnab Nayak Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics) 2011

Auburn University (original placement), now Mercer University
Nedelescu

Daniel Nedelescu, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics) 2013

University of Oklahoma

 

Katie Schultz

Katie Lopresti, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2013

College of William & Mary
Topolyan

Iryna Topolyan, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2010

Mississippi State University
Brittany Teahan

Brittany Teahan, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2014

Linfield College

Ross Winegar, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2013

Ball State University
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Evan Totty, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2016

U.S. Census Bureau
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Sebastian Wai, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2016

Indiana University - Bloomington (Kelley)
Lihong Yang

Lihong Yang, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2013

Renmin University
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Kan Yue, Ph.D., Purdue University (Economics), 2017

Xavier University