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The data below comes from testmagic forums and shows accepted, waitlisted, and rejected applicants for 2010 for economics graduate school. Clicking on points in the graph above will make the most recent profile appear in the space below the graph.


eds 2011:
Type of Undergrad: South Italian University. Graduate in 2004.Major in Economics
Undergrad GPA: 110/110 cum laude (say equivalent to 4 )
Type of Grad: MSc in economics form a top 5 UK department in 2007,
Grad GPA: Master 90+%,
GRE: 800Q, 590V, 3.0AWA. I will be retaking it next month. Do not consider this result when evaluating my profile.
Math Courses: (UG)General Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis Multivariable Analysis(should be calculus) , Statistics I and I. ‐ All equivalent to A's or A+.
Math Courses: (Master): introductory to math and stats 90%+
Econ Courses (masters-level): Micro, Macro, monetary economics ,international monetary economics, Econometrics ,Trade theory All 90%+
Econ Courses (PhD level) About 13 course in macro fields with famous profs at PhD level. All passed with As
Econ Courses (undergrad-level): Micro and Macro Theory, Labor, International economics, monetary economics, Industrial econ. Development economics, economic history, History of economic thought theory, econometrics, Public economics, Regional Economics, Applied economics, Economic Policy‐ All equivalent to A's or A+
Other Courses: Summer school at UPF
Letters of Recommendation: ) 1 stellar letters from a NYU PhD undergraduate thesis supervisor well connected 2) Form a guy with PhD Michigan well known in his field. I got A in his graduate course. I am now looking for the third letter.
Research Experience: A working paper in progress with one of my a letter of recommendation writers and we are talking to start working on a paper with my second letter of recommendation writer. Not sure If I will have something concrete by December 2010 . I won special merit from the evaluation committee for the quality of my u/g thesis work, presentation skills and academic performance. I also won the prize for the best u/g thesis for that year. My MSc thesis was marked (90%+) as the best among MSc students in my year. Visitor Researcher at a well know institute .Visitor Scholar at a top 20 US department (research only) for fall 2009. I have served as a visitor scholar at the research division of the ECB
Teaching Experience: TA for intro to micro (In the USA) and for Monetary economics
Research Interests: Monetary economics , International macro, .
SOP: Should be strong.
Concerns: AGE!!!! I am, currently 33. I will been turned 34 and a half by fall 2011 .. I need to get new letters of recommendation from people I currently work with . I cannot ask for a letter from my MSc because of other personal reasons nor from the US department.
Other: Applying for the usual fellowships.
Applying to: In many programs. In the US and Europe. Suggestions are welcome !
  • Institution: Yale Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: To be announced Notification date: Feb 15 Notified through: Email to check website Posted on GC: Yes Comments: How good are they on monetary policy and Central Banking????
  • Institution: Minnesota Economics (PhD) Decision: accepted Funding: fellowship Notification date: 2/22/2011 Notified through: email Posted on GF: yes Comments: This is a school I was targeting to get in considering my research interests but for some other reasons I cannot attain. I will decline their offer
  • Institution: UPenn Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: yes Notification date: 02/24/2011 Notified through: email Posted on GC: yes Comment:Well it is a good gift a day before my birthday(2/25) but I am waiting for a real good one on my birthday day
  • Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz International Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: yes Notification date: 02/28/2011 Notified through: via email Posted on GC: yes Comment: None
  • Institution: Stockholm School Of Economics Economics Decision: Accepted Notification date: 03/01/2011 Notified through: via email one hourago Posted on GC: Yes Comments: none
  • Institution: UCLA Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: yes Notification date: 3/2/2011 Notified through: E-mail Posted on GC:yes Comments:none
  • Institution: UMich Economics Decision: accepted Funding:yes Notification date: 3/3/2011 Notified through: E-mail Posted on GC: yes Comments: letter date 03/01/2011
  • Institution: Columbia University Ph.D. Economics Decision: Accepted Notification Date: 3/09/2011 Notified through: Email Posted on GC: No Comments:
  • Institution : Chicago Program : Economics PhD Decision : Accepted Notification date : 3/8/2011 Notified through : E-mail Posted on GC : no Comments : none
  • Institution :Oxford Program : Economics Mphil Decision : Accepted Notification date : 3/8/2011 Notified through : E-mail Posted on GC : no Comments :They first rejected me from the DPil and now they are offering me a place to the MPhil program. I already got two masters ..... WTF!!!!
  • Institutioninstitution: Northwestern Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: none Notification Date: 3/10/2011 Notified through: website Posted on GC: No Comments: Took a lot of time for them.....
  • Institution: Tilburg Research Masters Decision: Accepted Funding: Partial tuition waiver (pay1,713), waitlisted for CentER scholarship Notification date: March 14 Notified through: email Posted on GC: soon Comments:They ask me to inform them before 28 March 2011 whether I intend to accept their admission offer.
  • Institution: HEC-Lausanne Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: Same interview invitation with ecpfdq above. Notification date: 04/21/2011 Notified through: Email Posted on GC: no Comments: none
  • Institutioninstitution: Oxford DPhil in economics Decision: Rejected Notification date: 2/14 Notified through: E-mail Posted on GF: YES Comments: Who cares about oxford.They offered me the opportunity to pass my application for the Mhil program while I already hold two masters degrees.Lol!!!
  • Institution: Harvard University Economics Decision: waiting list Notification date: 2/28 Notified through: I called Posted on GF: yes Comments:I do not hope much. People usually do not turn down Harvard and MIT offers
  • Institution: MIT Economics PhD Decision: wait list Notification date: 3/7/2011 Notified through: Email Posted on GC : yes Comments: Second wait list for Cambridge schools.
  • Institution: Stanford Economics PhD Decision: waitlist Notification date: 3/8/2011 Notified through: Phone Posted on GC: yes Comments: I had enough waiting so I called them!
  • Institution: Princeton Economics Decision: Waiting List Notification date: 03/11/11 Notified through: Email Comments:none


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There were 1 accepted out of 1 applicants.
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