Assistant Professor of Economics
Office: 442 Zane Showker Hall
Mailing address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 0204, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Ph.D. in Economics, The Ohio State University, June 2010
M.A. in Economics, The Ohio State University, June 2005
M.A. in Economics, Delhi School of Economics, April 2001
B.A.(Honors) in Economics, University of Delhi, 1999
Research: Macroeconomics, Household Behavior and Family Economics, Applied Econometrics, and Labor Economics
Teaching: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, and International Economics
Current Courses Taught:
GECON 200: Introduction to Macroeconomics
Econ 385: Econometrics
"Bank Lending Channel in India: Evidence from State-Level Analysis" (with N. Kundan Kishor)-forthcoming, Empirical Economics.
"Tough Love & Intergenerational Altruism" (with Masao Ogaki)-International Economic Review, Volume 53(3), pp. August 2012, 791-814.\Adolescent Alcohol Use and Intergenerational Transfers: Evidence from Micro Data"-Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Volume 32, Number 2, June 2011 , pp. 296-307(12).
"Tough Love, Intergenerational Altruism, and Worldviews" (with Masao Ogaki), Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance, Vol.2, 2009.
"Impact of Tari Reforms on Indian Industry: Assessment based on a Multi-sector Econometric Model" (with Arvind Virmani, B. N. Goldar, and C Veeramani). Published in Propelling India from Socialist Stagnation to Global Power, Volume 1: Growth Process by Arvind Virmani, Academic Foundation, 2006.