IDEA PhD graduates form an outstanding group of researchers and most of them pursue an academic career in top class universities or research institutes. Several of our doctorate graduates are full professors. We take a very active role in helping our students to find employment in institutions best suited to their specific requirements and interest, and placements include tenured or tenure track jobs at Technische Universität Dortmund , Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, University of New South Wales, Australia, University of Maastricht, University of Vienna, Cardiff Business School, Social Science Research Center Berlin, University of Western Ontario, ESADE, Birbeck College, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Nottingham University, Southern Methodist University, Université de Lausanne, University of Kent, University of Belfast, Universitat d’Alacant, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Universidade de Vigo, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, University North Carolina-Chapel Hill, University College Dublin, University of East Anglia, York University, post-doc positions at Northwestern, Duke and University College London.
Other doctorate graduates enjoy continued success with high level research in non academic institutions such as the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, the Central Bank of Hungary, Lexecon, London Economics or Dresdner Bank, OCDE (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development), the Human Development Program at the United Nations,….
The high standard of our graduates is illustrated by the fact that papers submitted by them are accepted for publication in the most prestigious international journals each year. Papers deriving from Doctoral thesis research appear published in first rate scientific journals, including: Econometrica, Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, Health Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Mathematical Social Sciences, Review of Economic Dynamics, and Social Choice and Welfare.
Most of our Master graduates enter into the PhD in IDEA, but a minority opt to continue their Doctorate studies in another institution, usually in the USA. Our Master students have been accepted onto PhD programs by outstanding universities such as Yale, NYU, Princeton, CALTECH, Vanderbilt.... Some of these students have now completed their PhD studies and are continuing their academic career at institutions such as University of California, Los Angeles, Kellogg School of Management, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Pennsylvania, Universitat Pompeu Fabra,…….
Other master graduates opt for the private sector and we have helped recent students find placements in consulting firms such as Neo-metrics Barcelona, Desjardins Montreal, PricewaterhouseCoopers, or in international organisations, such as the Poverty reduction programme at UN,……