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Curriculum Vitae


Cell: (617) 378-7701
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Email: bakoskinen@suffolk.edu 

144 Chandler Street
Apt. 3
Boston, MA 02116


Applied Microeconomics, Game Theory

Research Skills 

Extensive knowledge of STATA, Mathematica, LaTeX, and Excel.


Suffolk University Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor (2012)
Adam Smith Society Award for Outstanding Student in Economics (2004)


United States


I seek a full-time professor position utilizing applied microeconomics and game theory research background. I bring with me a range of microeconomic teaching experience, superb teaching evaluations, excellent student feedback, and a teaching award.


Ph.D., Economics, Suffolk University, 2013
    Essays in Applied Microeconomics: Long Term Effects of Early Stage Decisions.
    Fields: Public Choice, Public Finance

MA, Economics, Boston University, 2007 

BS, Economics, University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, 2005

Teaching Experience 

Boston University Spring 2014
    Adjunct Lecturer
Intermediate Microeconomics: Determination of commodity prices and factor prices under differing market conditions of competition and monopoly.
Economics of InformationAn introduction to information economics theory and applications; focus on when players have access to different private information, and on how this private information affects their incentives and strategic behavior.

International Business School at Brandeis University Fall 2013
    Adjunct Lecturer
Applied Microeconomics: Master’s-level course on applying principles of microeconomics to business decisions. Includes pricing, product offerings, contract bidding, and employee compensation.
Foundations of EconometricsMaster’s-level course emphasizing econometric use and application.

Suffolk University Fall 2009--Spring 2013
    Lead Instructor
Principles of Microeconomics - 9 sections total.
Principles of Microeconomics, Honors.
Principles of Macroeconomics - 8 sections total.

Works in Progress 

“Political Career of a Policy Motivated Candidate with Valence Increasing with Tenure.”
“Returns to Education for Economists: Differences Between Lifetime Earnings for Economics Degrees.” (with Dr. Ani Dasgupta) 


Koskinen, Ben (2011). 
Political Career of a Policy Motivated Candidate with Valence Increasing with Tenure. Presented at Public Choice Society Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. 


Dr. Darlene C. Chisholm, Professor, Suffolk University, & Advisor
    Phone: 617.305.1932 – Email: darlene.chisholm@suffolk.edu
Dr. Alison Kelly, Professor, Suffolk University
    Phone: 617.573.8069 – Email: akelly@suffolk.edu
Dr. Ani Dasgupta, Professor, Massachusetts Maritime Academy & Boston University 
    Phone: 508-830-5000 ext. 2123 – Email: AniruddhaDG@aol.com