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        Mark Setterfield

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        Silvina Palacio

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    • Students from the Economics department are leaders in the modern interpretations of 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 like Vanderbilt University. Most choose to continue their studies at The New School for Social Research.

      They have also found employment as policy analysts, researchers, lecturers, and leaders in local and national governments across the globe, in the UN and the World Bank, at universities and think tanks from Hunter College to the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and in companies such as Chobani and BDO.

      PhD Students

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

      • Risabh Kumar (2017) is an assistant professor at California State University, San Bernardino
      • Katherine Moos (2017) is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
      • Oliver Picek (2017) is an assistant professor at Vienna University of Economics and Business in Austria
      • Izza Aftab (2016) is an assistant professor at Information Technology University in Lahore, Pakistan
      • Fahd Ali (2016) is an assistant professor at Habib University in Karachi, Pakistan
      • Enno Schroeder (2016) is an assistant professor at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands

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

      • David Audi (2017) is the managing director at Troposphere Capital LLC
      • Anthony Bonen (2017) is a senior analyst at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
      • Jeronim Capaldo (2017) is an economist in the research department of the International Labour Organization
      • Steven A. Bollan (2016) is the acting deputy director at the New York State Financial Control Board
      • Anthony Bonen (2016) is a senior policy analyst at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
      • Danielle Kavanagh-Smith (2016) is a senior program manager at the NYC Department of Small Business Services
      • Bhargavi Ramamurthy (2016) is a gender integration specialist with USAID
      • Jacob Assa (2015) is an economist with the United Nations Secretariat
      • Arkady Gevorkyan (2015 is a financial analyst with T3 Trading
      • Bhavani Khandrika (2015) is an economist with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
      • El-Hussien Mansour (2015) is an advisor to the Saudi Consulate
      • Lenore Palladino (2015) is vice president at Demos
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