Department of Economics
Notable Alumni


Beth Akers*: Fellow, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings Institution

Jiro Akita: Professor of Economics, Tohoku University, Japan

Ismael Arciniegas: Vice President of Research & Development, Constellation Energy

Yongho Baek: Chief Secretary of Policy Planning, Presidential Office, Korea; former Director, Korea Tax Service

Anne Case*: Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Kausik Chaudhuri: Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds, U.K.

Taecksoo Chun: Secretary-General, Korean National Commission for UNESCO

Peter Coughlin: Associate Professor of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park

Kevin Currier: Professor, School of Business, Oklahoma State University

Susmita Dasgupta: Lead Economist, Research Department, The World Bank

Antony Davies: Associate Professor of Economics, Duquesne University

Diane Dewar: Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy Management, University at Albany

Thembayena Annastasia Dlamini: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (from Swaziland), Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Geneva

Charles Gascon**: Research Support Coordinator, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Young S. Jang: former President, Korean Electric Power Corporation; Professor, SUNY-Plattsburg

James Jozefowicz: Professor, Department of Economics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Sungwhan Ju: Dean, Konkuk University, Korea

Myunghun Kang: Member, Korea Monetary Policy Committee; Professor, Dankook University

Sang-Kyung Kwak: Former member, Korea Monetary Policy Committee; Professor Emeritus, Korea University

Frank C. Lee: Chief, Canadian Forecasting, Department of Finance, Government of Canada

Jung S. Lee: Professor, Seoul National University; former Chief Economist, Asia Development Bank

Joan Chi-Chiung Lo: Deputy Director, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Michael Luca*: Assistant Professor of Business Administration, School of Business, Harvard University

Kumarjit Mandal: Reader, Department of Economics, University of Calcutta

Gamine Meepagala: Associate Professor, Howard University

Peter Morici: Professor of International Business, School of Business, University of Maryland

Dong-soon Park: Director, Macro-prudential Analysis Department, Financial Supervisory Service, Korea

Seung Park: Former Governor (Head), Bank of Korea; former President, Korean Economic Association; Professor Emeritus, Chung-Ang University

Gary Quinlivan: Dean, School of Business, St. Vincent College

Gerd Schwartz: Deputy Director, International Monetary Fund.

Xuguang Sheng: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, SUNY-Fredonia; Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, American University

Jae Song: Director of Research, Office of Retirement and Disability Policy, Social Security Administration

Xueda Song: Assistant Professor, York University, Canada

Manuel Tarrazo: Professor of Finance, University of San Franscisco

Emery Trahan: Donald J. Harding Professor of Finance, Northeastern University

Joseph Turek: Dean, School of Business and Economics, Lynchburg College

Volker Wieland**: Professor and Chair for Monetary Theory and Policy, J.W. Goethe University of Frankfurt

Qiang Xu: Director of Research and Chief Econometrican, New York State Division of Budget

Laiwu Zhang: Deputy Minister, Department of Science and Technology, China; former Professor, Peking University

*Received B.S. degree from the Department

**Received M.A. degree from the Department