Alumni Placements from 2008 and 2009

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Placement of ‘08 & ‘09 IDE students


International / US Policy Groups

Private Sector

Further Graduate Study

Researchers and/or Teaching at Universities

Policy Sector1(Position, Sector/Country)



Fellow, Overseas Development Institute

United Nations, DESA Department


Analytical work at World Vision in Washington, D.C.

Citigroup of London

Consulting company in Toronto

Monitor Group of London

Citigroup of Tokyo

Consulting job in New Orleans

Economic Journalist, Singapore Press Holdings

Yale, MAEnvironmental Management 

Yale, MA in East Asian Studies

Yale, Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies

Yale, Development Studies Certificate

UC Berkeley, Ph.D. in Economics

Harvard, Ph.D. in Education

University of Michigan Law School


Education field in Thailand

Researcher, Economic Development Bank, US

Researcher, UNDP


Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Korea

Central Bank of Singapore

Singapore National Service

British Government Economics Service

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand


Department of Energy (EERE), Washington, D.C.

Intern, State Department, Washington, D.C.

Associate Economist, UNDP in Niger

World Bank (2)

United Nations


Hunt Oil Company of Peru

Goldman Sachs, London


UC Berkeley, Finance

Yale, Forestry/ Environmental Studies Degree (2)

UC Berkeley, Ph.D. Economics

Yale, Research assistant

Researcher, MIT Poverty Action Lab in Morocco

Yale, special student

Oxford University, MPhil Economics


Singapore Government (2)

UK Government

Singapore National Service


Note: The placements are listed as name of institution with number of placements in parentheses if it is greater than one.

 1Students from Singapore are funded by their governments for IDE and are therefore committed to working for the government in various sectors on completion of the program.