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Some Grinnell Graduates Pursuing Graduate Work
- Isaac Garcia Molina '12 (Economics; John Hopkins)
- Klevi Xhaxho '12 (Economics; University of Minnesota)
- Julia Reese ’10 (Law; Stanford University)
- Ethan Struby '10 (Eonomics; Boston College)
- Ritadhi Chakravarti '09 (Agricultural Economics; University of California, Berkeley)
- Trang Nguyen '09 (Economics; London School of Economics)
- Eric Omwega '08 (MBA; Stanford University) - recently co-founded ThinkNum, a financial analysis engine which brings the functionality traditionally found on wall street proprietary trading desks to an open platform. http://www.thinknum.com
- Emmon Chu ‘07 (Economics; University of California at Santa Barbara)
- Fatma Yalcin ’07 (Business; MIT)
Some Grinnell Graduates Pursuing Academic Careers
- Katharine Anderson ’02 (Carnegie-Mellon)
- Jay Corrigan ’97 (Kenyon College)
- Slavi Slavov ’96 (Pomona College)
- Roger Koenker ’69 (University of Illinois)
- Charles Becker ’76 (Duke University)
- Greg Duncan '70 (University of California, Irvine)
George Leland Bach, Class of 1936
- Ph.D. from University of Chicago (1940)
- Honorary doctorates from Grinnell College (1956) and Carnegie Institute of Technology (1967)
- Believed public policy should be based on rigorous economic analysis. Worked at the Department of Commerce and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
- Wrote numerous books on inflation and monetary and fiscal policy
- Professor at Stanford University (1966-1994)
- Transformed business education in the US and around the world as Dean of the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie Institute of Technology (1949-1962). (Photo by Bob Issacs)
- Advocate for improving economic education. His textbook, Economics: An Introduction to Analysis and Policy, went through eleven editions.
Henry Carter Adams, Class of 1874
- First Ph.D. graduate from John Hopkins University (1878)
- Wrote The State in Relation to Industrial Action (1887). Adams was a supporter of labor unions, and one of the first American economists to study the roles of the public and private sectors.
- Worked at Interstate Commerce Commission, making valuable contributions to the area of public trade regulation.
- Professor at University of Michigan (1886-1921).
- With Richard Ely, he was a promoter of the American Economic Association and is regarded as one of the forerunners of the American American Institutionalist school.