The Columbia Doctoral Program in Sustainable Development is housed at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). The first year of the doctoral program is taken with the first year PhD students in Department of Economics at Columbia University, along with a course in environmental science. Coursework in the later years is tailored to the student's reseach area, typically advanced graduate courses from departments in social and natural sciences, and engineering. Students also benefit from being part of the Earth Institute's research and practice programs that focus on sustainable development.
The Sustainable Development Program is proud to share information on out 2021 Job Placements. Please check back in the fall for information on next year's job market candidates.
2020/2021 job market placements
Sandra Aguilar Gomez
Placement: 2021, Postdoctoral Scholar, UC San Diego
2022, Associate Professor, Economics, Universidad de los Andes
Placement: Economist, World Bank
Placement: Post-Doctoral Scholar, Behavioral Decision Making, UCLA
Placement: Post-doctoral Scholar, Working to Restore Connectivity and Sustainability Research Group, University of British Columbia
Xueting (Sherry) Wang
Placement: Economist, Christensen Associates, Energy Consulting