Department of Economics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Master of Science
Program in Applied Economics

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

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

Washington, DC location
1400 16th Street, NW
Suite 140
Washington, DC 20036
Program Coordinator:
Breana Dinh
(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 CV
Hossein Abbasi

Hossein Abbasi University of Maryland, Department of Economics CV
Chris Adams

Christopher P. Adams Congressional Budget Office - Division of Health Analysis CV

Aditya Aladangady Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Division of Research & Statistics CV

Maria Alva IMPAQ International CV
Maksim Belenkiy
Maksim Belenkiy U.S. Department of Commerce - International Trade Commission CV


David Burk Congressional Budget Office - Division of Microeconomic Studies CV
Colin Caines

Colin Caines Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Division of International Finance CV
Mita Chakraborty



Mita Chakraborty


World Bank CV
Wonjun Chang

Wonjun Chang NERA Economic Consulting CV
Joonkyu Choi
Joonkyu Choi Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Division of Research & Statistics CV
Erfan Danesh

Erfan Danesh Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Division of Research & Statistics CV

Chris Dockins
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - National Center for Environmental Economics CV

Cynthia Doniger Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Division of Monetary Affairs CV

Thiago Ferreira Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve -Division of International Finance CV
Aaron Finkle

Aaron Finkle University of Maryland, Department of Economics CV
Daniel Fried
Daniel Fried Congressional Budget Office - Division of Macroeconomic Analysis CV
Mahsa Gholizadeh

Mahsa Gholizadeh U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis - Regional Analysis & Special Studies CV
Lucas Goodman

Lucas Goodman U.S. Department of the Treasury - Office of Tax Analysis CV

Justin Grana RAND Corporation, Pardee RAND Graduate School CV

Charles Griffiths U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - National Center for Environmental Economics CV
John Zhuang Hao
John Hao U.S. Congressional Budget Office - Division of Health, Retirement, and Long-Term Analysis CV
Sylvan Herskowitz
Sylvan Herskowitz International Food Policy Research Institute CV
John Hisnanick

John Hisnanick U.S. Bureau of the Census - Division of Social, Economic & Housing Statistics (Retired) CV

Joanne Hsu Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Research & Statistics CV
Yesol Huh

Yesol Huh
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Research & Statistics CV
Laura Kawano

Laura Kawano University of Michigan, Office of Tax Policy Research CV
Hong Kim

Hong Kim U.S. Department of Labor - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy CV
Arto Kovanen

Arto Kovanen International Monetary Fund, Kovanen Macroeconomic Policy Advising CV
Ephraim Leibtag
Ephraim Leibtag U.S. Department of Agriculture - Economic Research Service CV
Prakash Loungani

Prakash Loungani International Monetary Fund - Independent Evaluation Office CV

Oscar Mitnik Inter-American Development Bank - Office of Strategic Planning &  Development Effectiveness CV
Tomas Monarrez
Tomas Monarrez Urban Institute CV
Sungho Noh
Sungho Noh Public Company Accounting Oversight Board - Office of Economic and Risk Analysis CV

Ryan Nunn
Brookings Institution CV
Scott Ohlmacher

Scott Ohlmacher
U.S. Bureau of the Census - Center for Economic Studies CV
David Ovadia

David Ovadia Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics, Consumer Protection CV

Giordano Palloni International Food Policy Research Institute CV
Steve Payson
Steven Payson U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement CV
Nathan Petek
Nathan Petek Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics, Antitrust CV
Lubomir Petrasek
Lubomir Petrasek Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Division of Monetary Affairs CV
Kerk Phillips
Kerk Phillips Congressional Budget Office - Division of Macroeconomic Analysis CV

Jonathan Rose Inter-American Development Bank - Office of Evaluation & Oversight CV
Thomas Rumbaugh

Thomas Rumbaugh
International Monetary Fund, Consulting CV


John Straub University of Maryland, Department of Economics CV


Cristina Tello-Trillo U.S. Bureau of the Census - Center for Economic Studies CV

Diego Vilán Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Research & Statistics CV

Razvan Vlaicu Inter-American Development Bank - Research Department CV
Moises Yi

Moises Yi U.S. Bureau of the Census - Center for Economic Studies CV
Ilkner Zer Boudet

Ilkner Zer
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Financial Stability CV
Ye Zhang

Ye Zhang
Resolution Economics Group CV

Paul Zimmerman
Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics, Antitrust CV