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Our recent PhD Program in Political Economy and Government (PEG) graduates have gone on to take academic positions at Columbia University, Dartmouth College, The London School of Economics and Political Science, Stanford University, Vanderbilt University, Yale University, and other top academic institutions. Others developed analyst or policy careers at the Federal Reserve Bank, World Bank, nongovernmental organizations, and in the private sector.

Contact Placement Directors Matthew Baum (political science) and Rema Hanna (economics) or the Doctoral Programs Director Nicole Tateosian with questions about our PhD in PEG candidates listed below who are entering the job market.


Augustin Bergeron

Job Market Paper: The State Capacity Ceiling on Tax Rates: Evidence from Randomized Tax Abatements in the D.R. Congo
Research fields: Development Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy, Economic History
Recommenders: Raj ChettyEdward Glaeser, Asim Khwaja, Nathan Nunn (Chair)

Brian Wheaton

Job Market Paper: Laws, Beliefs, and Backlash
Research fields: Political Economy, Empirical Macroeconomics, Public Economics
Recommenders: Robert BarroEdward Glaeser, Gautam Rao