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Graduate Alumni Highlight: Eva Van Leemput, Ph.D. 2015, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Author: Marie Revak

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Eva Van Leemput, Ph.D. 2015 

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 

I graduated from Notre Dame in 2015 and I am currently a principal economist in the International Finance Division at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where I am part of the Emerging Market Economies (EME) section.…

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Graduate Alumni Highlight: Julio Garin, Ph.D. 2012, Associate Professor at Claremont McKenna College

Author: Thomas Davis


Julio Garin, Ph.D. 2012 

Associate Professor
Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont McKenna College 


I graduated from Notre Dame in 2012 and I'm currently an associate professor in the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont Mckenna College. 



Besides the professional opportunities, it is hard to overstate the impact Notre Dame had on my intellectual life. The training I received provided me with tools and skills that allowed me to answer questions as diverse as the environment I faced during my graduate studies. However, it did more than that, it reinforced my curiosity and eagerness for understanding aspects of human behavior that started way before I learned what a budget constraint was.

Those two aspects are quite instrumental for an individual seeking to push the frontier as well as help those inside -- our students--, to get closer to it.

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Graduate Alumni Highlight: Beth Munnich, Ph.D. 2013, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Louisville

Author: Marie Revak




Beth Munnich, Ph.D. 2013

Assistant Professor of Economics
University of Louisville

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At ND, I gained tools to critically and thoughtfully approach research questions, and conduct rigorous empirical studies about social issues.


Working directly with Economics faculty was undoubtedly the most formative part of my experience at ND. Their support and mentorship throughout my graduate work and beyond has been invaluable in helping me develop as an economist.



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Ph.D. graduates discuss how Notre Dame prepared them for the academic job market

Author: Josh Weinhold

From tenure-track positions to top government appointments, Notre Dame's Department of Economics has established a strong track record of job placements for its Ph.D. students.

Recent graduate students have been added to the faculty at the U.S. Military Academy, Miami University of Ohio, University of Louisville, DePaul University, and others. The program has also helped students find success in the workforce, with jobs at the the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the U.S. Census Bureau, Freddie Mac, the Bank of Canada, and the Center for Naval Analysis. …

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