Alumni Profiles

Since 2000, students from the economics department have pursued graduate study at the University of California Berkeley, Yale, Columbia, the London School of Economics, Cambridge, the University of Chicago, Duke, Brandeis, the New School, Stony Brook, Fordham, and the CUNY Graduate Center. At least twelve students have co-authored papers with faculty here.

 Graduates since 2000 have taken jobs at institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, Credit Suisse, UBS, Lehman Bros., J.P. Morgan, Citibank, Wachovia, Accenture, BNP Paribas, Duncan Williams, Bloomberg, Northrop Grumman, Autozone, the US Census Bureau, the New York State Bank Examiner, NYC's Housing Department, the office of the President of South Africa Thabo Mbeki, and the Harlem YMCA.

Alumni Profiles of the BA/MA in Economics:

Advait Apte
 
Advait Apte
MA Economics
Investment Officer, Virginia Retirement System

Advait Apte is an Investment Officer at the Virginia Retirement System where he helps manage $80 Billion state pension plan benefiting half a million Virginia state employees...Read More

 

Alvin Christian
 
Alvin Christian
BA/MA Economics, 2016
Research Analyst, Brown University

As Research Analyst Alvin studies teacher evaluation practices and teacher labor markets at the Brown University’s Department of Education. During his time in the MA Economics program...Read More

 

Elizabeth Chung
 
Elizabeth Chung
MA Economics, 2019
Captain, United States Army

Elizabeth chose to come to City College after being selected in 2016 to become an instructor at the United States Military Academy, requiring a graduate level degree in Math...Read More

 

Fatjon Kaja
 
Fatjon Kaja
BA/MA Economics, 2016 - Lecturer, University of Amsterdam

Fatjon is a Lecturer of Law and Economics at the University of Amsterdam. The historic mission and legacy of City College attracted Fatjon to join the BA/MA program in Economics...Read More

 

Jason Ramnath
 
Jason Ramnath
BA/MA Economics, 2018
Private Equity Data Operations Analyst, Chronograph

Jason is a Private Equity Data Operations Analyst at Chronograph, LLC, a market-leading portfolio monitoring, reporting, and diligence solution for private capital investors. In addition, ...Read More
Anthony Cacchione
 
Anthony Cacchione
BA/MA Economics, 2018
Baseball Operations Apprentice, Houston Astros

Anthony has been hired by the Houston Astros to work in their baseball operations department during the 2019 season to help research strategies for roster construction based on data analytics...Read More

 

Jin Chung
 
Jin Chung
MA Economics, 2013
Director of Data Science, Realogy Holdings Corp

Jin Chung is currently the Director of Data Science at Realogy Holdings Corp., the largest real estate company where he is responsible for the development and execution of advanced analytics...Read More

 

David Dam
 
David Dam
BA/MA Economics, 2019
Research Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

David works as a research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He received both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Economics from CCNY. Upon enrollment, he quickly found..Read More

 

Michelle Liang
 
Michelle (Rosario) Liang
BA/MA Economics
Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager, Uber

Michelle works as a Diversity & Inclusion program manager at Uber where she promotes cultural competency and appreciation for diversity of thought. She has worked at education technology...Read More

 

Chibin Zhang
 
Chibin Zhang
BA/MA Economics
Research Associate, Aleria

Chibin is a Research Associate at Aleria, a public-benefit corporation that aims to promote diversity and inclusion in entrepreneurship. Her expertise in finance, economics, and quantitative analytical...Read More