Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION 
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Houston                                                                                            May 2018
  • M.A., Economics, University of Houston                                                                                             May 2015
  • M.S., Financial Economics, Madras School of Economics, India                                                      May 2010
  • B.S., Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, Mount Carmel College, India                                 May 2008

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Labor Economics, Development Economics, Health Economics

WORKING PAPERS
"Household Responses to Old Age Pension: Evidence from India." [Job Market Paper]

"Crop Diversification and Growth of Maize in Karnataka: An Assessment" (with Dr. Komol Singha) (WP 299, Institute for Social and Economic Change, 2013)

"Determinants of Child Labor: Evidence from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh" (Master's Thesis, 2010)

WORK IN PROGRESS
"Housing and Risk Preferences of Older Individuals"

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 
      Instructor
  • ECON 2304  Microeconomic Principles                                                                                         Summer 2017,  2016,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fall 2015
  • ECON 2305  Macroeconomic Principles                                                                                        Fall 2016, Spring 2016
     Teaching Assistant 
  • ECON 7335  Econometrics (Ph.D. Level)                                                                                        Fall 2017
  • ECON 6465  Applied Econometrics (Masters' Level)                                                                    Fall 2017
  • ECON 3332  Intermediate Microeconomics  (Undergraduate Level)                                        Spring 2015
  • ECON 6485 Microeconomic Analysis (Masters' Level)                                                                 Fall 2014
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    Research Assistant 
  • For Dr. Liliana Varela, University of Houston                                                                               Spring 2016                                
  • For Dr. Andrew Zuppann, University of Houston                                                                        Spring 2014
  • For Dr. Janet Kohlhase, University of Houston                                                                             Fall 2013
  • For Dr. Komol Singha, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India              Fall 2012
  • For Dr Anindita Chakrabarti and Dr Kausik Chaudhuri (Madras School of Economics)        Summer 2009
INDUSTRY WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Target Corporation, Associate Business Analyst, Bangalore, India                                           2010-2012
    • Financial and retail services
COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Stata, SAS, Matlab, LaTeX, Microsoft Office                             
REFERENCES

Dr. Elaine M. Liu (Chair)    

 

Dr. Aimee Chin

Department of Economics   

 

Department of Economics

University of Houston        

 

University of Houston

Phone: +1(713)743-3861      

 

Phone: +1(713)743-3761

emliu@uh.edu         

 

achin@uh.edu

 

 

 

Dr. Bent Sorensen

 

Dr. Ruxandra Prodan-Boul (Teaching) 

Department of Economics

 

Department of Economics

University of Houston 

 

University of Houston

Phone: +1(713)743-3841    

 

Phone: +1(713)743-3836

besorensen@uh.edu 

 

 rprodan@uh.edu



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