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Where are our PhD graduates now?

McMaster Economics PhD Alumni

Name: Current Status:


Nadine Chami Senior Economist, Ontario Medical Association
Mahbub Rahman Statistics Canada
Khuong Truong Postdoctoral Fellow, Curtin University 
Lan Wei Statistics Canada


Grant Gibson Assistant Research Program Director, Canadian Research Data Centre Network
Natalie Malak Assistant Professor, University of Alabama
Sabreena Obaid  Bank of Canada
Stephanie Houle  Research Analyst, Statistics Canada


Brad Minaker Senior Research Associate in the Office of Institutional Analysis and Research, University of Guelph
Josip Lesica Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University 
Luc Clair Assistant Professor, University of Winnipeg
Sabreena Obaid Senior Economist in the International Economic Analysis Department,Bank of Canada


Stephanie Thomas Assistant Professor, Curtin University
John N. Kealey Econometric analysis of firm-level production data
Waheed Olagunju Research Associate, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Saudi Arabia
Steve Bonnar Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo


Joel Wagner  Senior Analyst / Analyste Principal, Canadian Economic Analysis Department / Département des Analyses de l'économie Canadienne, Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada
Qing (Felix) Li Assistant Professor, International School of Economics and Management Capital University of Economics and Business


Chao Sarah Wang Assistant Professor, Capital University of Economics and Business
Iryna Kryvoruchko Assistant Professor, University of Regina


Philip Leonard Research Associate, University of New Brunswick
Wei Yang Assistant Professor, University of North Dakota
Evan Meredith Senior Statistical Methodologist, Research and Analysis, Alberta Human Services
Christopher M. Gunn Assistant Professor, Carleton University


Jiong Tu Research Advisor, HRSDC-Labour Program
Bidyut Talukdar Assistant Professor, St. Mary's University, Sobey School of Business
Logan McLeod
Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University
Keqiang Hou Assistant Professor, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics


Kadir Atalay Lecturer, University of Sydney
Claire de Oliveira Assistant Professor,  University of Toronto (Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation)


Lindsay M. Tedds Associate Professor, University of Victoria
Justin Smith Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University


Emmanuelle Pierard Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo
Daqing Luo Assistant Professor, Shanghai University of Finance & Economics
Vinh Dang Assistant Professor, University of Macau


Neil J. Buckley Associate Professor, York University


Jason Childs Associate Professor, University of Regina


Mikal Skuterud Associate Professor, University of Waterloo
Jean-Paul Lam Associate Professor, University of Waterloo


Sule Alan Professor, University of Essex


John Spraggon Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Herbert J Schuetze Associate Professor, University of Victoria
Emile Tompa Scientist, Institute for Work & Health


Jennifer Stewart Associate Professor, Carleton University
Alan Diener Consultant, OECD Health Division
Heather Antecol Boswell Professor and Director of Berger Institute for Work, Family and Children, Claremont McKenna College


Thomas Crossley Professor, University of Essex
Lori Curtis Professor, University of Waterloo 


Mary-Anne Sillamaa Retired, and Lecturer, University of Toronto Scarborough
Robert Godby Associate Professor, University of Wyoming


Arthur Sweetman Professor, McMaster University
Huan D. Nguyen Senior Economic Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Finance
Rob Moir Associate Professor, Chair of Social Sciences, Univ of New Brunswick St. John
Wulong Gu Senior Advisor, Economic Analysis, Statistics Canada


Paul Grootendorst Associate Professor, University of Toronto


Ramesh Subramaniam Senior Director, Asian Development Bank


Saleem Rahman Economist, Dept of Fisheries and Oceans
Syed Zahid Ali  Professor, Lahore University of Management Sciences


Junsen Zhang Wei Lun Professor, Associate Dean, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Gordon M. Myers Professor, Simon Fraser University
Livio Di Matteo Professor, Lakehead University 


Ron Kneebone Policy Research in the School of Public Policy, University of Calgary
Eatzaz Ahmad Dean of Social Sciences, and Professor of Economics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan


Apostolos Serletis Professor, University of Calgary


John Smithin Professor, Department of Economics and the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto


James Brox Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo


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Attention: Economics Graduate Program Administrative Assistant
McMaster University, Department of Economics
Kenneth Taylor Hall, Room 426 1280
Main Street West Hamilton, ON, Canada
L8S 4M4
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