Graduate Students

Our graduates are well trained in data analysis, micro- and macroeconomic theory, econometrics (both theoretical and applied) as well as fields of specialization of their choice.

Our graduates are highly competent users of Economics and have been successful in a variety of fields from completing a PhD to applied policy work at international organizations to working in an investment bank.

If you are interested in one of our current students please do not hesitate to contact them. You may also contact us to set up a recruitment event.

Annie Chen's picture Annie Chen


  • M.A. IDE Yale University (2020-2021)
  • B.A. (Hons) Economics - University of California, Berkeley (2016=2020)

Professional Experience

  • Research Intern - Berkeley Economic Advising and Research (2018-2020)
  • Consulting Intern - McKinsey & Co. (2018 Summer)
  • Undergraduate Student Instructor - UC Berkeley Econ 2 with David and Christina Romer (2020 Spring)


  • Inequality and education attainment, development economics, impact investing

Technical Skills:

  • Stata, R, Python, SQL
Nusrat Chowdhury's picture Nusrat Chowdhury
Nadeem Demian's picture Nadeem Demian

Education: Yale University M.A. IDE (2020-2022), Yale School of the Environment M.S. Environmental Management (2020-2022), Princeton Unviersity B.A. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (2015-2019)

Professional Experience: Studying the ecology of agricultural systems in rural Kenya (Mpala Research Centre), working on local conservation projects in New Jersey (D&R Greenway Land Trust), and facilitating a number of environmental justice initiatives (D&R Greenway Land Trust, Heartwood Podcast)

Interests: Climate finance, sustainable development, agricultural development, and mitigation banking.

Skills: R, ArcGIS, Microsoft Office 

Erdem Dorjkhand's picture Erdem Dorjkhand


  • M.A. IDE - Yale University (2020 - 2021)
  • B.A. (Hons) Economics - University of Cambridge (2017 - 2020)

Professional Experience

  • Research Assistant - Economic Growth Center
  • Research Intern - Institute of Economic Affairs (2019)
  • Part-time Consultant - Blue Tap (2019)
  • Spring Intern - Jefferies Group (2019)

Technical Skills:     

       C, Python, SQL, Stata, Eviews, Latex

Rachel Dweikat's picture Rachel Dweikat
Beatriz Garcia Nunes's picture Beatriz Garcia Nunes


  • M.A. IDE Yale University (2020 - 2021)
  • B.Sc. Economics - University of São Paulo (2015 - 2019)

Professional Experience

  • Research Assistant for Prof. Tony Smith (current)
  • Economic research intership at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (2018 - 2019)
  • Corporate Internship in the credit pricing area at Itaú Unibanco (2017) 

Personal Skills:

  • Languages: Portuguese (native); English (fluent); Spanish (fluent); French (intermediate)
  • Technical: Stata, R, Python, SAS, E-views, Microsoft Office
Leon Sim's picture Leon Sim
Tsutomu Tatsuno's picture Tsutomu Tatsuno


Yale University M.A. IDE, University of Tokyo B.A. Economics

Professional Experience

Monitoring international capital flows, assessing financial stability, making macroeconomic projections


Modern swordsmanship

Tam Trinh's picture Tam Trinh

US-UK Fulbright Lloyd scholar with extensive experience in the UK Civil Service and Big-4 Consulting. I am skilled in Economics and Policy and I’m currently working on advancing my economics and analytical skills through my IDE Master at Yale.  

Education: Yale University M.A. IDELSE B.Sc. Economics  

Professional Experience:

  • Research Assistant for Prof. Chris Urdy, Ghana Panel Survey  (current)
  • Senior Policy & Economics Advisor, HM Treasury’s  Strategic Projects
  • Economist & Fiscal Policy Consultant, PwC
  • Project manager, secondment to Ministry of Labor, Saudi Arabia
  • Management Consultant, PwC People & Organisation

Interests: Labor market economics, impact of technology / trade shocks, development

Skills: Excel, Stata, policy drafting, stakeholder management, project management

Jiewen Xiao's picture Jiewen Xiao
Kevin Yin's picture Kevin Yin