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Recent Graduates and Current Students

The Ph.D. program in financial economics has an outstanding and impressive track record in terms of quality of placements and research. Below are a list our graduates, and placements.

Financial Economics Graduates

Natee Amornsiripanitch (2021)
Federal Reserve Bank
Thomas Bonczek (2021)
Master Works
Steven Fortney (2021)
Uber
Chase P. Ross (2021)
Federal Reserve Board
Sharon Y. Ross (2021)
Office of Financial Research
Kevin Zhao (2021)
Office of Financial Research
Chen Wang (2020)
University of Notre Dame
Yifan Zhu (2020)
Security and Exchange Commission
Avner Langut (2020)
Cornerstone Research
Ben Matthies (2019)
Initial Placement at University of Notre Dame
Arun Gupta (2019)
Initial Placement at Federal Reserve Board, New York City
Toomas Laarits (2019)
Initial Placement at New York University-Stern
Kyriakos Chousakos (2018)
Initial Placement at Bank of America, Merrill Lynch
Jun Wu (2018)
Initial Placement at Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Garence Staraci (2018)
Initial Placement at AQR Capital Management
Cameron Peng (2018)
Initial Placement at London School of Economics
Andrew Sinclair (2017)
Initial Placement at University of Hong Kong
Sean Hundtofte (2016)
Initial Placement at Federal Reserve Bank, New York City
Steven Malliaris (2016)
Initial Placement at University of Georgia
Sriya Anbil (2015)
Initial Placement at Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C.
Peter Kelly (2015)
Initial Placement at University of Notre Dame
Lawrence (Jiaqi) Jin (2015)
Initial Placement at California Institute of Technology
Wenxi Jiang (2015)
Initial Placement at Chinese University of Hong Kong
Simon Huang (2014)
Initial Placement at Southern Methodist University
Cecil Wang (2014)
Initial Placement at Citigroup
Stephen Karolyi (2014)
Initial Placement at Carnegie Mellon University
Stefan Lewellen (2013)
Initial Placement at London Business School
Jinfan Zhang (2013)
Initial Placement at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Jacqueline Yen (2013)
Initial Placement at Federal Reserve Bank, New York City
Lei Xie (2013)
Initial Placement at AQR Capital Management
Philip Ostromogolsky (2012)
Initial Placement at Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Dasol Kim (2011)
Initial Placement at Case Western Reserve University
Bjorn Johnson (2010)
Initial Placement at DePaul University
Roy Zuckerman (2010)
Initial Placement at Rutgers University
Darwin Choi (2009)
Initial Placement at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ankur Pareek (2009)
Initial Placement at Rutgers University
Dong Lou (2009)
Initial Placement at London School of Economics
Vicente Pons-Sanz (2008)
Initial Placement at Citigroup, London
Denis Sosyura (2008)
Initial Placement at University of Michigan
Ming Fang (2006)
Initial Placement at Asset Management Corp.
Yijie Zhang (2006)
Initial Placement at Arrowstreet Capital
Deniz Yavuz (2006)
Initial Placement at Arizona State University
Xiaotong Wang (2006)
Initial Placement at Penn State University
Steven Jordan (2006)
Initial Placement at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Johan Walden (2005)
Initial Placement at University of California-Berkeley
Gerard Hoberg (2004)
Initial Placement at University of Maryland
Hong Zhang (2004)
Initial Placement at INSEAD-Singapore
Yuewu Xu (2004)
Initial Placement at TIAA-CREF
Jin Liu (2004)
Initial Placement at Lehman Brothers
Andrey Ukhov (2003)
Initial Placement at University of Indiana-Bloomington
Ning Zhu (2003)
Initial Placement at University of California-Davis
Masahiro Watanabe (2003)
Initial Placement at Rice University
Evan Gatev (2001)
Initial Placement at Boston College
Subhankar Nayak (2001)
Initial Placement at Georgia Tech
Zoran Ivkovich (2001)
Initial Placement at University of Illinois
Cheekiat Low (2000)
Initial Placement at National University of Singapore
Charles (Xongxin) Wang (1999)
Initial Placement at Aetus Investment Management
Lu Zheng (1999)
Initial Placement at University of Michigan
Yan Fan (1998)
Initial Placement at Goldman Sachs
Massimo Massa (1998)
Initial Placement at INSEAD
Haitao Li (1998)
Initial Placement at Cornell University
Maria Ignatiadou (1998)
Initial Placement at Credit Suisse First Boston
Boleslav Gulko (1998)
Initial Placement at General Reinsurance Corp.
Jingxi Liu (1996)
Initial Placement at Capital Market Risk Advisors
Mingsung Tang (1996)
Initial Placement at Fordham University
David Quinn (1995)
Kyle Kashima (1993)
Initial Placement at Cornerstone Research
Torben Andersen (1992)
Initial Placement at Northwestern University
Hans-Jurgen Knoch (1991)
Initial Placement at J.P. Morgan Stanley
Jonathan Berk (1990)
Initial Placement at University of British Columbia
William Goetzmann (1990)
Initial Placement at Columbia University
Zhiwu Chen (1990)
Initial Placement at University of Wisconsin, Madison
Steven Feinstein (1989)
Initial Placement at Boston University
Buhmsoo Choi (1988)
Initial Placement at Korea Development Institute, South Korea
Jaime Zender (1988)
Initial Placement at University of Utah
Yashushi Hamao (1987)
Initial Placement at University of California, San Diego
Anant Sundaram (1987)
Initial Placement at Dartmouth College
Jonathan Tiemann (1986)
Initial Placement at Harvard University

Law/Financial Economics Joint Degree Graduates

Quinn Curtis (2011)
Initial Placement at University of Virginia

Lawrence J. Jin (2015)
California Institute of Technology

Ofer Eldar (2016)
Duke University

Adriana Robertson (2017)
University of Toronto

Rahul Goravara (2021)
Cornerstone Research

Current Students

Joseph Leland Bybee (email)
MS, Statistics, University of Michigan
BA, Economics, University of Chicago

Abhishek Dev (email)
BS, Finance, Bard College

Tania Diaz-Bazan (email)
MS, Economics, Universidad de La Plata
BA, Economics, Universidad Catolica de Cuyo

Ben Gardner (email)
BS, Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University

Pranav Garg (email)
MS, Economics, Paris School of Economics
BA, Economics, University of Delhi

Leandro de Miranda Gomes (email)
MS, Economics, Pontificia U Catolica Rio De Janeiro
BS, Economics, State University of Santa Catarina

Allen (An) Hu (email)
BE, Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University

Dong Huang (email)
Masters, Finance, Tsinghua University
BS, Economics and Mathematics, Tsinghua University

Barry Shikun Ke (email)
BS, Applied Mathematics, Columbia University

Canyao Liu (email)
BA, Economics, Tsinghua University

Pengcheng Liu (email)
MS, Finance, Chinese University of Hong Kong
BS, Finance, Renmin University of China

Tianshu Lyu (email)
MS, Finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS, Computer Science, New York University Shanghai

Jamil Abdur Rahman (email)
BA, Economics, Cornell University

Paul Schmidt-Engelbertz (email)
BA, Economics, Oxford University

Kaushik Vasudevan (email)
BA, Statistics, University of Chicago

Hongyu Wu (email)
BBA, Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong
MA, Mathematics, Columbia University

Yu Yang (email)
BS, Economics, University of Toronto
MA, Economics, Yale University

Daojing Zhai (email)
BS, Physics, Nanjing University

Kangying Zhou (email)
MS, Applied Mathematics, University of Chicago
BS, Economics, Huazhong University of Science