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        General Admission Contact
        The New School for Social Research
        Office of Admission
        79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
        New York, NY 10003
        212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411
        SocialResearchAdmit@newschool.edu

        Admissions Liaison
        Luiza Nassif Pires

        Department of Economics
        6 East 16th Street, room 1124A
        New York, NY 10003
        Tel: 212.229.5717 x3044
        Fax: 212.229.5724

        Mailing Address
        79 Fifth Avenue, room 1124A
        New York, NY 10003

        Chair
        Mark Setterfield

        Senior Secretary
        Silvina Palacio

        Student Advisor
        Victoria Echeverria

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    • Students from the Economics department are leaders in bringing modern interpretation to historical ideas, with an emphasis on application to contemporary policy debates. With a strong foundation in both economic theory and hands-on critical engagement, students continue to work and learn at prestigious private firms and academic institutions worldwide.

      Master’s Students

      Our MA students have pursued PhDs at top institutions, with the large majority choosing to continue at The New School for Social Research.

      • Vanderbilt University
      • University of Wisconsin-Madison
      • University of the Punjab (India)

      They have also found employment in the following sectors:

      Government

      • Economist, U.S. Bureau of Statistics
      • Senior specialist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
      • Economist, New York City Council

      NGOs and Think Tanks

      • Regional specialist, United Nations Development Programme
      • Research economist, RTI International
      • Grants manager and analyst, Institute for New Economic Thinking
      • Global communications manager, 100 Resilient Cities
      • Young scholars initiative manager, Institute for New Economic Thinking

      Policy Research

      • First day research analyst, Reorg
      • Content writer, Investopedia
      • Senior data analyst, Mount Sinai Health System

      Finance and Corporations

      • Vice president of technology, Nomura
      • Implementation manager, Charles River Development
      • Business intelligence research coordinator, Baker Botts
      • Litigation associate, BDO USA, LLP
      • Marketing and sales assistant, Ozler Holdings
      • Senior supplier relationship manager, EmblemHealth
      • Enterprise experience strategy manager, WeWork

      Education

      • Associate dean, School of Education, Hunter College

      PhD Students

      Our doctoral students are working in positions throughout the academic world.

      • Ibrahim Shikaki (2019), assistant professor, Trinity College
      • Juan Jacobo Vazquez (2019), assistant professor, Externado University of Colombia
      • Luis Daniel Torres Gonzalez (2018), postdoctoral research fellow, National Autonomous University of Mexico
      • Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven (2018), lecturer, York University (UK)
      • Jangho Yang (2018), postdoctoral research officer, Institute for New Economic Thinking at the University of Oxford (UK)
      • Risabh Kumar (2017), assistant professor, California State University, San Bernardino
      • Katherine Moos (2017), assistant professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
      • Izza Aftab (2016), assistant professor, Information Technology University (Pakistan)
      • Fahd Ali (2016), assistant professor, Information Technology University (Pakistan)
      • Enno Schroeder (2016), assistant professor at Delft University of Technology (Netherlands)
      • Lauren Schmitz (2015), assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison

      They have also found employment in organizations, governments, and companies across the globe.

      Government

      • Steven A. Bollan (2016), deputy director, New York State Financial Control Board
      • Bhargavi Ramamurthy (2016), gender integration specialist, USAID
      • Arkady Gevorkyan (2015), banking and financial markets analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
      • Bhavani Khandrika (2015), economist, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
      • El-Hussien Mansour (2015), protocol and public relations officer, Saudi Consulate General in New York

      NGOs and Think Tanks

      • Anthony Bonen (2017), director of research, data and analytics, Labor Market Information Council (Canada)
      • Kate Bahn (2014), director of labor market policy, Washington Center for Equitable Growth
      • Jacob Assa (2015), policy specialist, United Nations Development Programme
      • Lenore Palladino (2015), senior economist and policy council, Roosevelt Institute

      Policy Research

      • Jeronim Capaldo (2017), research fellow, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University
      • Oliver Picek (2017), economic, employment and social policies researcher, European Trade Union Institute

      Finance

      • David Audi (2017), founder and president, Troposphere Capital LLC

  • Take The Next Step

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Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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