Department of Economics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Master of Professional Studies
Program in Applied Economics

Dr. John Straub, Program Director
Straub@econ.umd.edu

College Park location
1102 Morrill Hall
Program Coordinator:
Stephanie Bergwall
(301) 405-3557
CPmasters@econ.umd.edu

Washington, DC location
1400 16th Street, NW
Suite 140
Washington, DC 20036
Program Coordinator:
Eileen Kramer
(202) 525-4308
DCmasters@econ.umd.edu

Faculty

Our courses are taught by PhD economists affiliated with the University of Maryland.  Our instructors work at the same kinds of government agencies, private firms and NGOs that recruit and hire our graduates. 

Economics PhD candidates from the University of Maryland work as teaching assistants and graders.  Faculty from the main campus in College Park give occasional guest lectures.


FACULTY


NAME AFFILIATION
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Aditya Aladangady Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Division of Research and Statistics
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Michael Barry Mt. Saint Mary's University and Independent Consultant
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Maksim Belenkiy Department of Commerce - International Trade Commission

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Lauren Bresnahan Congressional Budget Office - Macroeconomic Analysis Division
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David Burk Congressional Budget Office - Microeconomic Studies Division
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Somasree Dasgupta University of Maryland,  Georgetown University, and George Washington University
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Chris Dockins
Environmental Protection Agency
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Brendan Epstein
Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Division of International Finance
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Erkan Erdem KPMG Consulting
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Jacob Goldston World Bank
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Christian Gregory U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
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Charles Griffiths Environmental Protection Agency
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Nathaniel Higgins Department of Agriculture - Economic Research Service
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Joanne Hsu Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Research and Statistics
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Laura Kawano Department of the Treasury - Office of Tax Analysis
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Hong Kim U.S. Department of Labor
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Ephraim Leibtag Ephraim Leibtag Department of Agriculture - Economic Research Service
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Marquise McGraw
U.S. Consumer Finance Protection Finance Bureau, Office of Research
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Ryan Nunn
Brookings Institution
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Nama Ouattara World Bank Consultant
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Patrick Richard
Uniformed Services University
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Marshall Steinbaum Roosevelt Institute
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Andrew Stocking Department of Energy - Office of Policy and Systems Analysis
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John Straub University of Maryland, Department of Economics
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Thiago Teixeira Ferreira Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve -Division of International Finance
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Cristina Tello-Trillo U.S. Bureau of the Census
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Erin Troland
U.S. Department of the Treasury - Office of Economic Policy
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Razvan Vlaicu Inter-American Development Bank
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