The EEFE program was approved as new Penn State degree granting program in 2017. The degree builds on prior degrees in Agricultural Environmental and Regional Economics (AEREC) offered by the College of Agricultural Sciences, and Energy and Mining Engineering (EME Energy Policy Option) offered by the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. The table below lists Ph.D. job placements for recent AEREC and EME (Energy Policy Option) students.

Year Student Advisor Placement Position
2023 Abdelmoumine Traore  Weaver McKinsey and Company Associate Management Consultant
2023 Daniel Perdana Simandjuntak Jaenicke New Castle University Research Associate
2023 Asif Rasool Abler New Mexico Tax Authority Senior Economist
2023 Pei Zhou Liu University of Kentucky Postdoc
2023 Jinglin Feng Fan Bunge Global Research Economist
2022 Deshamitthra Jayasekera Wrenn University of Nebraska  Postdoc
2021 Xuetao Huang Abler Washington State Employment Security Department Research Economist
2020 Yang Yu Jaenicke Montana State University Assistant Professor
2020 Byunghee Choi Weaver Lebanon Valley College Assistant Professor of Economics
2020 Xiaogu (Simon) Li Zipp School of Economics and Management at Beihang University Assistant Professor of Economics
2020 Xuan Chen Liu Amazon Economic Analyst
2019 Aaron Cook Shortle Penn State Instructor- Part-time
2019 Bo Zhang Wrenn Insurance Boston
2019 Renata Rimsaite Fisher-Vanden University of Nebraska Post-doctoral Research Associate
2019 Zefeng (Billy) Dong Jaenicke Wells-Fargo & Co. Data Analyst
2018 Roozbeh Iranikermani Jaenicke Sam Houston State University Assistant Professor
2018 Truong Chau Shortle/Abler Washington, DC; City Government Economist
2017 Lauren Chenarides Jaenicke Arizona State University - W.P Carey School of Business Assistant Professor
2017 Kyle Hoy Wrenn Shepherd University, Dept of Economics Assistant Professor
2017 Yao-Huo (Jimmy) Shr Zipp Iowa State University, Dept of Economics Post-doctoral Research Associate
2017 Benjamin Scharadin Jaenicke Washington and Lee University, Dept of Economics Visiting Assistant Professor
2017 Ashish Tyagi Shortle Frankfurt School of Finance and Management Post-doctoral Researcher
2016 Esha Zaveri Fisher-Vanden World Bank Water Economist
2016 Jiaochen Liang Goetz California State University, Fresno, Department of Agricultural Business Assistant Professor
2016 Iryna Demko Jaenicke Ohio State University, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics Post-doctoral Researcher
2016 Jiachuan Tian Weaver American Airlines Operations Research Analyst
2016 Daniela Puggioni Stefanou University of Florida, Dept of Food and Resource Economics Post-doctoral Researcher and Adjunct Lecturer
2015 Ioana (Julia) Marasteanu Jaenicke Food and Drug Administration Economist
2014 Haoying Wang Stefanou New Mexico Tech University, Department of Management Assistant Professor
2014 Danhong Chen Jaenicke Sam Houston State University, Dept of Ag Sciences and Engineering Technology Assistant Professor
2013 Nikolaos Mykoniatis Ready Texas A&M University-Galveston Instructional Assistant Professor
2013 Meri Davlasheridze Fisher-Vanden Texas A&M University-Galveston Assistant Professor
2013 Qin Fan Fisher-Vanden California State University, Fresno, Craig School of Business Assistant Professor
2012 Shonel Sen Abler Weldon Cooper Center for Public Services, University of Virginia Research and Policy Analyst
2012 David Fleming Abler/Goetz CSIRO, Australia Research Economist, Social and Economic Sciences Program
2012 Yong Hu Fisher-Vanden Zhejiang Gongshang University, China Assistant Professor, School of Economics
2012 Soo Oh Jaenicke Korea Institute for International Economic Policy Analyst
2012 Apurba Shee Stefanou International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya Scientist
2012 Shujie Li Abler Alfavor Petroleum Corporation Economic Analyst
2012 Hernan Bejarano Shortle Economic Science Institute, Chapman University Postdoctoral Researcher
2012 Milagro Saborio-Rodriguez Shortle Centro Agrinomico Tropical Investigacion y Ensenanza (CATIE), Costa Rica Researcher
2011 Jin Woo Yoo Ready Arizona State University Postdoctoral Researcher
2011 Worawan Toommongkol Stefanou Kasetsart University, Thailand Lecturer, Department of Economics
2011 Isin Tellioglu Blandford Humboldt University, Germany Research Associate, Dept of Agricultural Economics
2011 Alwin Jimenez-Maldonado Harper University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Extension Specialist in Agricultural Economics
2010 Simanti Banerjee Shortle University of Nebraska, Lincoln Assistant Professor, Dept of Agricultural Economics
2010 Yan Zhuang Jaenicke Merkle, Inc. Senior Statistician
2009 Nga Nguyen Shortle Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry Economist, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE)
2009 Gaurav Ghosh Shortle University of Aachen, Germany Research Associate, E.On Energy Research Center
2009 Grigoris (Gregory) Emvalomatis Stefanou Wageningen University, The Netherlands Assistant Professor of Business Economics
2009 Xiaohua Yu Abler University of Gottingen, Germany Assistant Prof, Agricultural Economics
2008 Yuki Yano Blandford Uppsala University, Sweden Post-doc
2008 Mitsuko Chikasada Jaenicke/Abler Soka University, Japan Assistant Prof, Department of Economics
2008 Lakshmi Balasubramanyan Stefanou Southern Illinois University Assistant Prof, Finance Department
2008 Koel Ghosh Shortle University of Minnesota Research Associate in the Food Industry Center, Department of Applied Economics
2007 Georg Grassmueck Goetz Lycoming College, PA Assistant Prof, Business School
2007 Sundar Shrestha Findeis/Abler Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Economist
2007 Fernando Carriazo Shortle/Ready USDA/ERS Post-doc
2007 L. Bharadwaj Findeis Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
2007 O. Tunceli Findeis MACRO International Post-doc Fellow
2006 Kelly Ward Shortle U.S. Military Academy Academy Prof, Department of Systems Engineering
2006 A. Jayaraman Findeis
2006 Vladimir Konavalchuk Abler Kiev, Ukraine Consultant
2005 Jeong Hwan Bae Shortle Korea Energy Economics Institute Associate Research Fellow Division of New & Renewable Energy
2004 Tanya Borisova Shortle Univ. of West Virginia/ now University of Florida Asst. Prof. in the Dept, of Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida
2004 F. J. Nankhuni Findeis U. Penn. Post-doc/now World Bank
2004 Q. Wang Findeis Blue Cross/Blue Shield
2004 Derek Brewin Abler/Shields University of Manitoba Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics
2003 Ram Ranjan Shortle USDA/ERS Post doc now an Economist in the Policy and Economics Research Unit at CSIRO (AU)
2003 Yanguo Wang Jaenicke Discover Financial Services
2003 H. Swaminathan Findeis ICRW/ now, Indian School of Management Assistant Professor