Ryan McWay

Ruttan Hall 337J
Jason Kerwin

B.S in International Business - Saint Louis University
B.S. in Economics - Saint Louis University
M.S. in International and Development Economics - University of San Francisco


Ryan McWay is a first year PhD student in the Applied Economics program at the University of Minnesota. His most recent appointment was at the University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research and Population Studies Center working alongside Prof. Dean Yang. His research aims are focused on improving development outcomes in regional and global settings. Ryan’s research interests focus on Applied Microeconomics with specific concentrations in Development Economics, Impact Evaluations, Natural Disasters, Decision-making, and Urban Economics.

Areas of Interest

  • Development Economics
  • Program Evaluation
  • Environmental Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Urban Economics