University of Wisconsin–Madison


Placement of Master’s Program Graduates

Our master’s program graduates receive full-time job offers and admission to Ph.D. programs from a variety of top institutions.

Placement for the 2016-2017 master’s program graduates:

Job Offers:

GreyHealth Group (New York, NY): Associated Health Economist
Acumen LLC/SPHERE Institute (Burlingame, CA)
University of Chicago Booth (Chicago, IL): Research Professional
NERA Economic Consulting (Los Angeles, CA): Analyst
Cuyahoga County’s Department of Development (Cleveland, OH): Public Policy & Economic Fellow
International Monetary Fund, Finance Department (Washington D.C.): Research Assistant
UnitedHealth Group (Orange County, CA): Senior Healthcare Economics Analyst

Ph.D. & Graduate Program Admissions:

Yale University

Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

University of Southern California (3 graduates)

University of Michigan

Washington University in St. Louis

Georgie Institute of Technology, Finance Program

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Texas A&M University

University of California, Santa Cruz

Ohio State University

University of Wisconsin-Madison (3 graduates)

University of California, Davis

University of Pittsburgh

University of California, Santa Barbara

Rice University

University of California, Riverside

Arizona State University

University of Houston

Cornell University (2 graduates)

UW-Madison Business School, Real Estate & Urban Land Economics Program

Texas Tech University, Master’s Program in Philosophy

  • 2015-2016 Placements

    Job Offers:

    Acumen LLC/SPHERE Institute (Burlingame, CA): Data & Policy Analyst (2 graduates)
    Bank of Indonesia (Jakarta, Indonesia): Economist
    Navigant Consulting (New York, NY)
    Citic Securities (Shanghai, China)
    Fremont Bank (Fremont, CA): Data Modeler

    Ph.D. Program Admissions:

    Northwestern University
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Rice University
    City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center
    University of Texas at Austin
    University of Chicago Booth School of Business
    Cornell University
    University of Southern California (3 graduates)
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    University of Warwick
    University of California, Irvine
    Chinese University of Hongkong
    Binghamton University – State University of New York (SUNY)
    University of Maryland-College Park
    University of California, Santa Cruz
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School (PhD in Marketing)

  • 2014-2015 Placements

    Job Offers:

    Bates White Consulting (Washington D.C.): Economic Consultant
    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Washington D.C.): Economist
    Cloudeeva, (East Windsor, NJ): Business Intelligence Developer
    Hanergy Holding America (Burlingame, CA): Business Developer
    Tanius Technology (Alamo, CA): Junior Trader
    OTI (Turkey): Financial Specialist
    Freddie Mac (Washington D.C.): Quantitative Analytics Professional
    Sears Holdings Corporation (Chicago, IL): Pricing Analyst

    Ph.D. Program Admissions:

    Boston University, Ph.D. in Economics
    George Washington University, Ph.D. in Economics
    Leibniz Universitat (Hannover, Germany), Ph.D. in Economics
    The London School of Economics and Political Science, Ph.D. in Finance
    Ohio State University, Ph.D. in Economics
    Pittsburgh University, Ph.D. in Economics
    University of California, Santa Barbara, Ph.D. in Economics
    University of Chicago, Booth School of Business; Ph.D. in Economics and Statistics
    University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D. in Agricultural and Consumer Economics
    University of Maryland, College Park; Ph.D. in Economics
    University of Notre Dame, Ph.D. in Economics
    University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. in Economics
    University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D. in Economics
    University of Wisconsin – Madison, Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics
    University of Wisconsin – Madison, Ph.D. in Economics
    Yale University, Ph.D. in Economics