Department of Economics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Master of Professional Studies Program in Applied Economics
1400 16th Street, NW
Suite 140
Washington, DC 20036


Master's Program contact:
Dr. John Straub
masters@econ.umd.edu
301-405-3531

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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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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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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Charles Griffiths Environmental Protection Agency
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Nathaniel Higgins Department of Agriculture - Economic Research Service
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Laura Kawano Department of the Treasury - Office of Tax Analysis
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Rehim Kilic Office of the Comptroller of the Currency - Economics Department
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Ephraim Leibtag Ephraim Leibtag Department of Agriculture - Economic Research Service
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Shalini McAdams Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
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John Neri Department of Economics, University of Maryland
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Ryan Nunn
Brookings Institution
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Patrick Richard
Uniformed Services University
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Seth Sacher Federal Trade Commission
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Andrew Stocking Department of Energy - Office of Policy and Systems Analysis
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John Straub Department of Economics, University of Maryland
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Cristina Tello-Trillo U.S. Bureau of the Census
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Francisco Vazquez-Grande Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Division of Monetary Affairs
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Razvan Vlaicu Inter-American Development Bank
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Nathan Wilson Federal Trade Commission
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