MA in Economics

Mark Nicholas Bewley

Mark Nicholas Bewley, 2022

MA in Economics

Nic was awarded a Mercatus Center MA Fellowship and worked at a financial sector consultancy while completing his graduate studies. His research interests include regulatory studies, specializing in financial regulations, and plans to pursue a career with the federal government or a public policy research institution.

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Polina Prokof’yeva

Polina Prokof’yeva, 2022

MA in Economics

Polina is interested in immigration research and a career in public policy. She has also interned at the Cardinal Institute, the Atlas Leadership Academy, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Eurasia Foundation.

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Luke Ashton

Luke Ashton, 2021

MA in Economics

While an MA student, he had an op-ed published in the Washington Times.

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Elliott Han

Elliott Han, 2021

MA in Economics

Maintained a 4.0 while completing requirements for a master's (Economics) and secondary certificate (Statistics), and interning at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

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Kara Simmons

Kara Simmons, 2020

MA, Economics, 2020

Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) program prepared graduate for success in the Master's of Economics.

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Gabby Beaumont-Smith

Gabby Beaumont-Smith, 2018

Policy Analyst, Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation

As a Policy Analyst, Gabby Beaumont-Smith analyzes the effects of trade policies, agricultural policies, and regulations on the economy. She is an alumnus of the Mercatus Center's MA Fellowship Program.

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Christina Bradley

Christina Bradley, 2018

Research Economist at RTI International

With an interest in public health economics, Christina Bradley was able to customize her degree electives. Now Christina is a Research Economist in the Social Policy, Health and Economic Research Unit.

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Benjamin VanMetre

Benjamin VanMetre, 2012

Associate Analyst, Public Finance Group, Moody's Investors Services, Inc. (Chicago)

Ben has published in several outlets including Forbes, the Chicago Tribune, Economic Affairs, and Cato Journal. He is an alumnus of the Mercatus Center MA Fellowship at George Mason University.

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Christina Forsberg King

Christina Forsberg King, 2010

Senior Economist, U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee

Christina's interests include economic policy analysis, entrepreneurship and the market process, and public choice. She is an alumnus of the Mercatus Center MA Fellowship at George Mason University.

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Gabriel Okolski

Gabriel Okolski, 2010

Senior Transportation Loan Officer at the Export-Import Bank

Gabe was selected as a Presidential Management Fellow in 2010. He is an alumnus of the Mercatus Center MA Fellowship at George Mason University.

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