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Recent Placements

The NC State’s Jenkins Graduate Economics Program has a long history of preparing students for careers in academia, government and the private sector. The program has about 40 graduate faculty members, from both the Department of Economics in the Poole College of Management and the Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Their areas of expertise include:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Development and Labor Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • International Economics
  • Macro-monetary Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory and Industrial Organization

Given the program’s strong empirical focus, our alumni have excelled not only in academia and government, but also in the corporate world with many of our graduates entering applied research divisions of the private sector.

2020-2021

StudentPlacementAdvisorPrimary Field
Yiming LinBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications Assistant ProfessorNasonMacro
Siyan LiuBoston College Center for Retirement ResearchM. Morrill/T. MorrillLabor
John WestallMichigan State University Education Policy Innovation Collaborative PostdocM. MorrillLabor
Emma TurnerNorth Carolina General AssemblyClarkLabor
Siqi ZhangHuazhong University of Science and Technology Assisstant ProfessorBoysTrade
Maytham AbdulraheemKuwait University Assisstant Professor NasonMacro

2019-2020

StudentPlacementAdvisorPrimary Field
Dylan BouchardZS AssociatesGoodwinAgricultural
Zhongyuan YouYintechGoodwinFinance
Byung Yul ParkNC State PostdocBeghin/BoysTrade
Serkan AglasanNC State PostdocGoodwinAgricultural
Chi ZhangHKUST (Guangzhou) Research Assistant ProfessorKandilov/WalkerTrade
Mike JonesUniversity of Alaska-Anchorage Term Assistant ProfessorZ. Brown/RejesusAgricultural
Ebrahim AlebrahimKuwait University Assistant ProfessorFacklerEnvironmental
Ruixue WangShandong University of Finance and Economics Assistant ProfessorRejesusAgricultural
Caiqin WangSASPelletierEconometrics
Sui WuSASDur/HammondMicro Theory
Yifan XieWells FargoDur/HammondMicro Theory
Huiwen HuChewy.comHammond/ZhengIO
Alexandra NaumenkoJames Madison University Assistant Professorvon HaefenEnvironmental
Nino AbashidzeGeorgia Tech Post DocTaylorEnvironmental

2018-2019

StudentPlacementAdvisorPrimary Field
Shuyang WangBank of ChinaVukina/LiAgricultural
Alex Gill
St. Lawrence University Visiting Assistant ProfessorPearce/TraumMacro
Kelly NelsonUSDA-AMSZ. BrownEnergy
Jin QinCollege of William and Mary LecturerKandilov/von HaefenTrade
Kole SwanserAgRAEISThurmanAgricultural
Tiezheng Song5/3 BankTraumMacro
Huachen LiKenyon College Assistant ProfessorNasonMacro
Wenhao CuiBeihang University Assistant ProfessorPelletier
Econometrics
Jiao TuPentagon Federal Credit UnionKandilovTrade
Sungkwol ParkKorean Ministry of Strategy and FinanceZheng/RejesusAgricultural
Seyyed Ali Zeytoon Nejad MoosavianWake Forest University Visiting InstructorGoodwinAgricultural
Laura VillegasWorld Resource InstituteTaylorEnvironmental
Yu WuUNC-Carolina Population Center PostdocSillsDevelopment
Jiaqi QiTaiping Assets ManagementZhengAgricultural
Song Nyeon KimKorean Institute for Industrial Economics and TradeKandilovTrade

2017-2018

StudentPlacementAdvisorPrimary Field
Feifei LiangSouth China Agricultural University Assistant ProfessorZhengAgricultural
Lee PartonBoise State University Assistant ProfessorThurman/von HaefenEnvironmental
Hyeongyul RohDuke University PostdocFellEnvironmental
Longzhong ShiHuazhong Agricultural University Assistant Professorvon HaefenEnvironmental
Sekar SetiastutiUniversitas Gadjah Mada Assistant ProfessorTraumMacro
Ziyi MaiBB&TTraumMacro
Shenan WuPetegon Federal Credit UnionGoodwinAgricultural
Omer KaraEskisehir Osmangazi University Assistant ProfessorGoodwinAgricultural
Aditi PathakAmerican Institutes for ResearchM. MorrillLabor
Zhiyi XuBates and WhiteHammondIO
Scott CallahanAppalachian State  University Visiting Assistant ProfessorGoodwinAgricultural
Parker SheppardHeritage FoundationNasonMacro
Yang Wang5/3 bankGoodwin/GhoshAgricultural
Christelle KhalafOhio U-Athens Economic Development SpecialistM. MorrillLabor
Moon Joon KimDuke Kunshan University Visiting Assistant ProfessorThurman/von HaefenEnvironmental

2016-2017

StudentPlacementAdvisorPrimary Field
Ford RamseyVirginia Tech Assistant ProfessorGoodwinAgricultural
Lawson ConnorOhio State Post-docZ. Brown/RejesusDevelopment
Jonathan PhillipisNC State LecturerGoodwinAgricultural
Ji ShenSASPelletierEconometrics
Kelsey HampleFurman University Assistant ProfessorHammondExperimental
Christopher GiguereAppalachian State Visiting Assistant Professorvon HaefenEnvironmental
Sanghyun KimKorea Rural Economic InstituteKandilovTrade
Fabio Gaetano SanteramoUniversity of Foggia Assistant ProfessorGoodwinAgricultural
Xuetao SongTian Feng Securities Corp.Kandilov/PearceMacro
Xuan ChiCitibankGoodwinAgricultural

2015-2016

StudentPlacementAdvisorPrimary Field
Mansur AhmedWorld BankGoodwinInternational
Juan HeHuazhong Agricultural University Associate ProfessorZheng/RejesusIO
Chi Chun Steve TsangNC State Post-docThurmanAgricultural
Marjan OrangGilbarco Veeder-RootKandilovTrade
Robert DintermanOhio State Post-docRenkowDevelopment
Qifeng (Fox) WengWells FargoPelletierEconometrics
Haoshi YangCitizens BankThurmanAgricultural
Marwa SalemRTI Internationalvon HaefenEnvironmental
Alimamy KamaraDuke University Teaching FellowGoodwin/KandilovInternational
Irina PritchettBBVA Compass BankGoodwinLabor
Amanda Clayton WalshRTI InterntionalM. Morrill/ThurmanDevelopment
Dawn Marie ClayUSDA-ERSWohlgenantAgricultural
Chotima PornsawangPrince of Songkla University Assistant ProfessorRejesusDevelopment
Jeonghoi HeoKorea Rural Economic InstituteWohlgenantAgricultural
Steven DundasOregon State University Assistant Professorvon HaefenEnvironmental
Junwen WangDiscoverKandilovTrade

2014-2015

StudentPlacementAdvisorPrimary Field
Moonhee ChoKorea Institute for International Economic PolicyZheng/KandilovEconometrics
Aymard KassiBB&TPelletierEconometrics
Andres RiquelmeUniversity of Talca Assistant ProfessorCanerEconometrics
Dallas WoodRTI InternationalThurmanEnvironmental
Xiaojie XuBB&TThurmanAgricultural
Tsung Yu YangSouthwestern University of Finance and EconomicsKandilovTrade
Huijie YuKPMGZheng/HammondIO
Selin GuneyTexas State University Assistant ProfessorGoodwinAgricultural
Jonathan EyerUniversity of Southern California Post-docTaylor/SextonEnvironmental
Yan ZhengJP Morgan ChaseVukinaIO

2013-2014

StudentPlacementAdvisorPrimary Field
Ashley HungerfordUSDA-ERSGoodwin/GhoshEconometrics
Lu JinSTATAInoueEconometrics
Zhen WangBrattle GroupVukinaIO
Youngjin ChoiTemple University Teaching Assistant ProfessorPearce/TraumMacro
Julia BormanAIR WorldwideGoodwinAgricultural
Stephanie RicheUSDA-ERSGoodwin/KandilovAgricultural
Xiaoyan TangGuizhou University of Finance and Economics Assistant ProfessorPearceTrade
Boris ZhukovBall State University Assistant Professorvon HaefenLabor
Majid Al-SaggafFinancial Services in Saudi AbrabiaPelletierEconometrics
Xingyi PuckettOptimal SolutionsTaylorEnvironmental
Xuan ChenUniversity of Maine Assistant ProfessorGoodwinAgricultural