The Department of Economics has a placement committee to assist students with all phases of the placement process, including understanding the operation of the doctoral labor market, preparing a vita, obtaining interviews, preparing for interviews, and evaluating and negotiating job offers. Recent placements of our master's graduates include the following companies and organizations:
- Chicago Economic Research Group
- Amoco Oil Inc.
- Chicago Title and Trust CIT Group
- Chicago Mutual Liability Inc.
- Commonwealth Edison Co.
- Chase Banking Corp.
- Econometrics Inc.
- DHL Corp.
- First National Bank of Chicago
- Economic Consulting Services
- Infoworks Inc.
- First National Realty and Development
- William M. Mercer Inc.
- Kellogg Corp.
- Renaissance Capital Group Stats Inc.
- Northern Trust Bank
- Walgreens Corp.
- Van Kampen American Capital
- Central Bank of Thailand
- The Eurasion Foundation
- Coalition of Latin American Ministers
- Illinois Hospital Association
- Securities and Exchange Commission
- U.S. Department of Labor
- Upjohn Institute
In addition, several of our recent master's graduates have entered Ph.D. programs, including the following schools: Stanford University, SUNY- Buffalo, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Iowa, University of Pittsburgh, University of Southern California, University of Washington.
During the last few years our Ph.D. graduates have accepted the following positions:
- Director of Economic Analysis
- Chicago Federal Reserve Bank
- Assistant Professor at Dominican University
- Research Analyst at Household International Corp.
- Post-doctoral Research Associate at National Institute of Statistical Sciences
- Project Manager in Business Analysis, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
- Research Economist, Energy Resources Center at University of Illinois at Chicago
- Central Bank of Haiti Economist
- Research Analyst at Federal Life Insurance Company
- Research Fellow at School of Public Health, University of Michigan
- Assistant Professor, National Lewis University
- Assistant Professor, University of Rio de Janiero
- Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University