Ph.D. Job Placements

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Ph.D. placements, 2017

Name and link to dissertation Position title Employer Major professor(s)
Sandip Agarwal Assistant Professor Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Quinn Weninger
Gaurav Arora Assistant Professor Indraprastha Institute, New Delhi David Hennessy, Peter Wolter
Yoonho Choi Assistant Professor Simpson College Eun Kwan Choi, Rajesh Singh
Md. Zabid Iqbal Research Associate Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies Bruce Babcock
Hyunseok Kim Associate Fellow Korea Development Institute GianCarlo Moschini
Ziran Li Assistant Professor Southwest University of Finance and Economics Dermot Hayes, Keri Jacobs
Kevin Meyer Assistant Professor Saginaw Valley State University David Keiser, Catherine Kling
Qianrong Wu Data Scientist Stubhub/Ebay Dermot Hayes, Lee Schultz
Wenwen Xi Model Risk Analyst Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Dermot Hayes, Sergio Lence

Ph.D. placements, 2016

Name and link to dissertation Position title Employer Major professor(s)
Maria Jimena Gonzalez-Ramirez Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Finance Manhattan College Catherine Kling
Chao Li Capital Markets Analyst Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Dermot Hayes
Kenneth Liao Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Oberlin College Sebastien Pouliot
Pan Liu Assistant Professor Beijing Normal University Joydeep Bhattacharya, Helle Bunzel
Zhixia (Summer) Ma Economist Agricultural Bank of China Rajesh Singh
Edward Perry Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics Kansas State University David Hennessy, GianCarlo Moschini
Soumyadip Roy Senior Associate Discover Financial Services GianCarlo Moschini, Peter Orazem
Jae-Hoon Sung Research Fellow Korean Rural Economics Institute John Miranowski, Sebastien Pouliot
Jun Xiang Senior Associate Discover Financial Services Sergio Lence
Xiaohong Zhu Capital Market Analyst II Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Bruce Babcock

Ph.D. placements, 2015

Name and link to dissertation Position title Employer Major professor(s)
Matthew Clancy Agricultural Economist Economic Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture GianCarlo Moschini
Zizhen Guo Assistant Professor Wuhan University, China Wallace Huffman
Deung-yong Heo Associate Research Fellow Korea Institute of Local Finance Leigh Tesfatsion
Mainul Hoque Research Fellow Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies Catherine Kling, Peter Orazem
Michael Hudak Economist Bureau of Labor Statistics Bruce Babcock
Younjun Kim Post-doctoral Fellow Department of Economics, University of Nebraska Peter Orazem, Tanya Rosenblat
Lisha Li Model Risk Analyst Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Chad Hart, Dermot Hayes
Xiying Liu Assistant Professor Wuhan University, China Juan Carlos Cordoba
Jonathan McFadden Agricultural Economist Economic Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Wallace Huffman, John Miranowski
Yixing Peng Capital Market Analyst II Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Bruce Babcock
Dong-jin Pyo Financial Economist Financial Supervisory Service, South Korea Leigh Tesfatsion
Matthew Simpson Post-doctoral Fellow Department of Statistics, University of Missouri Gray Calhoun, Jarad Niemi
Jinzhi Xiao Operational Risk Modeling Analyst Santander Bank Sergio Lence, Chad Hart
Anwen Yin Assistant Professor Texas A&M International University Helle Bunzel, Gray Calhoun
Wei Zhou Risk Analyst Transamerica Life Insurance Company Bruce Babcock

Ph.D. placements, 2014

Name and link to dissertation Position title Employer Major professor(s)
Jiaqi Ge Social System Simulation Modeler James Hutton Institute, Scotland Leigh Tesfatsion
Hocheol Jeon Post-doctoral Fellow Center for Agricultural
and Rural Develvopment,
Iowa State University
Joseph Herriges
Miyoung Oh Visiting Assistant Professor Simpson College Helen Jensen
Ekaterina Sinitskaya Post-doctoral Scholar Stanford University Leigh Tesfatsion
Donggyu Yi Associate Fellow Korea Institute of Public Finance Joseph Herriges

Ph.D. placements, 2013

Name and link to dissertation Position title Employer Major professor(s)
Tushi Baul Visiting Assistant Research Professor New York University – Abu Dhabi Tanya Rosenblat
Yan Guo Unknown   Harvey Lapan
Yongjie Ji Post-doctoral Fellow Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University James Bushnell, Joseph Herriges
Hailong Jin Lecturer Texas A&M – Kingsville Kwan Choi
Murali Kuchibhotla IR Analyst Brandeis University Peter Orazem
Yuan Li Senior Statistical Consultant T-Mobile John Beghin
Juan Murguia Assistant Professor Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University David Hennessy, Sergio Lence, Markus Mobius
Jessica Schuring Assistant Professor Central College Wallace Huffman
Adriana Valcu Post-doctoral Fellow Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University Catherine Kling
Qiqi Wang Assistant Professor Research Center for Games and Economic Behavior, Shandong University, China Markus Mobius, Tanya Rosenblat
Fanzheng Yang Assistant Professor Central University of Finance and Economics, China Tanya Rosenblat
Hai-Lan Yang Associate Researcher Taiwan Institute of Economic Research Harvey Lapan

Ph.D. placements, 2012

Name and link to dissertation Position title Employer Major professor(s)
Ranojoy Basu Research Associate College of Engineering, Iowa State University Joydeep Bhattacharya, Ananda Weerasinghe
In Soo Cho Visiting Assistant Professor St. Lawrence Univeristy Peter Orazem
Jingbo Cui Post-doctoral Fellow Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University Harvey Lapan, GianCarlo Moschini
Ying Huang Assistant Professor Renmin University, China Wallace Huffman, Peter Orazem
Yu Jin Assistant Professor Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China David Frankel
Nathan Kauffman Economist Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Omaha branch) Dermot Hayes
Ruiqing Miao Post-doctoral Research Associate in Bioenergy Energy Biosciences Institute, University of Illinois David Hennessy
Zhen Miao Modelling team member EMC Insurance John Beghin, Helen Jensen
Hang Qian Econometric Engineer Mathworks Brent Kreider
Jeremiah Richey Assistant Professor Kyungpook National University, Korea Brent Kreider
Juan Francisco Rosas-Perez Post-doctoral Fellow Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University Dermot Hayes
Alicia Rosburg Assistant Professor University of Northern Iowa John Miranowski
Abhishek Somani Scientist III (Smart Grid Energy Analyst) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Leigh Tesfatsion
Tong Wang Post-doctoral Research Associate in Bioenergy Texas Agrilite Research, Texas A&M University David Hennessy
Bo Xiong Post-doctoral Fellow Agricultural Issues Center, University of California – Davis John Beghin
Zheng Xu Post-doctoral Fellow Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina Song Xi Chen, David Hennessy
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