We take pride in the placement of our graduate students. The Master's program prepares our students for careers in marketing, resource-based industries such as electric utilities and petroleum, government environmental policy positions, and economic consulting. Doctoral program graduates find employment in research positions in industry, academia, and government. Please see below for the current positions of our recent M.S. and Ph.D. graduates.

Note: International students in our MS and PhD programs are able to apply for a STEM Optional Practical Training work permit, which allows them to work in the United States for up to 36 months after graduation. See here for details.

Doctor of Philosophy Recipients:

Augusto Espin Tobar (2023), Research Equity Associate, UBS Financial Services

Ming Ge (2023), Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Florida

Emma Grazier (2023), Associate in Quantitative Energy Policy, Industrial Economics (Boston)

Ezgi Cengiz (2022), Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University

Jeronimo Callejas Montero (2022), Economist, Amazon

Jung Hwan Koh (2021), Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Michigan

Manuel Estay Montecinos (2021), Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Cencepción Chile

Felipe Quezada Escalona (2021), Postdoctoral Scholar, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center and University of California Santa Cruz.

Jill Fitzsimmons (2019), Assistant Research Professor, Department of Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Abdul Kidwai (2019), Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Wisconsin La Crosse.

Jayash Paudel (2019), Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Boise State University.

Kelly Hellman (2018), Post-Doctoral  Fellow, Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, University of Pennsylvannia
In 2019: Assistant Professor, Economics Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Irene Mussio (2018), Post-Doctoral Fellow, McMaster University

Hongli Wei (2018), Quantitative Analyst, Citizens Bank

Lawrence De Geest (2017), Assistant Professor, Suffolk University, Economics Department

Insung Son (2017), Associate Researcher, Korea Energy Economics Institute

Francesca Colantuoni (2014), Senior Analyst, Ernst and Young LLP, Senior International Tax Services Transfer Pricing

Christopher Burns (2014), Research Economist, USDA Economic Research Service (ERS)

Nikolaos Ziriogiannis (2013), Assistant Scientist, Indiana University Bloomington, School of Public and Environmental Affairs

David S. Timmons (2011), Assistant Professor, UMass Boston College of Liberal Arts

Cesar Marcelo Viteri Mejia (2011), Senior Economist, Conservation International Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape Program, Land and Marine Conservation for the Americas Marine Field Division

Siny Joseph (2009), Associate Professor, Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics

Linus Nyiwul (2009), Associate Professor, Gettysburg College Economics Department & Africana Studies

Maria Claudia Lopez Perez (2008), Assistant Professor, Michigan State University Department of Community Sustainability


Master of Science Recipients:

Samuel Hostetter (2020), Associate Market Analyst, ISO New England, Inc.

Josh Reed (2020), PhD Student, Penn State, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

Nicholas Adair (2019), Research Assistant, Boston Health Economics

Andrew Shepherd (2018), Executive Assistant/Developer, Shepco Inc.

Devin Cooper (2017), Economist II, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities

Madeline Cyr (2017), Research Associate, Forrester Security & Risk Team

Jennifer Flood (2017), Environmental Scientist, Tetra Tech

Akhanda Shrestha (2017), Transfer Pricing Staff, Ernst and Young

Wasserman, Matthew (2017), Forecasting and Analytics Analyst, Wayfair

Tyler Besse (2016), Business Systems Analyst, Clinical & Support Options, Inc.

Elizabeth Hunter (2016), Economist III, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities

Eric Koegler (2016), Energy Analyst, ISO New England, Inc.

Kathryn Lynch (2016), Associate Market Analyst, ISO New England, Inc.

Michael Pizzi (2016), Environmental Consultant, Planetary Emissions Management

See more placements here