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Economics Faculty

Economics Faculty

Economics Faculty welcome you!

Department of Economics

In Memoriam: David Hamilton

Welcome Letter from the Chair

Graduate Seminar Schedule

Department News


Congrats to Melissa and Chris Erwin (Econ PhD student), along with their co-authors, Nancy López, & Mario Javier Chavez who had the following article published "Making the invisible visible: advancing quantitative methods in higher education using critical race theory and intersectionality" in the the journal: Race Ethnicity and Education 

A paper coauthored by Soumi Roy Chowdhury, Alok Bohara, and Brady Horn, got accepted for publication "Balance of Power, Domestic violence and Health Injuries: Evidence from Demographic and Health Survey of Nepal," World Development


Congrats to Elmira Kalhor (Econ Phd student, and Phd in Civil Engineering), Vanessa Valentin (UNM CE Department), Brady Horn and Robert Berrens, who had the following paper: "Investigating the Effects of both Historical Wildfire Damage and Future Wildfire Risk on Housing Values," accepted for publication in: International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics.

Sarah Stith and co-authors had their research on legal cannabis/health issues featured in the UNM Newsroom:

Prof. Bohara and Soumi Roy Chowdhury had the following paper published: "Distance and Lack of Information as Barriers to Cancer Screening: A Spatial Empirical Evidence From Nepal," Journal of Family Medicine and Community Health, August 31, 2017.

Congrats to Ben Jones and his co-authors who had the following article, "Estimating Willingness to Pay for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions Provided by Hydropower using the Contingent Valuation Method," accepted in the journal: Energy Policy.

Congrats to Jose Bucheli (PhD student), Kira Villa and Alok Bohara who had the following article, "Paths to Development? Rural Roads and Multidimensional Poverty in the Hills  and Plains of Nepal"  accepted in: Journal of International Development

Richard Santos (lead author), and his colleagues (including recent PhD graduate Menuka Karki) had the following article, "Social Determinants of Overweight and Obesity Rates by Elementary School in a Predominantly Hispanic School Distric", accepted for publication at The Journal of Pediatric Nursing.

Our newest Assistant Professor, Andrew Goodkind and his co-authors had their paper, "Subnational commodity mobility and consumption-based environmental accounting of U.S. corn in animal protein and ethanol supply chains", accepted in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

Dr. Sarah Stith's sole authored paper, "Organizational Learning-by-Doing in Liver Transplantation," has been accepted by the International Journal of Health Economics and Management.

Graduate Seminars

All Seminars are located in the Economics Dept, Room 1002 from 2:30p - 4:00p. Speakers and dates are subject to change.

 Dr. David Dixon
"Complexity Analysis Tools in Economics"
October 20, 2017

Dr. Kira Villa
"Intergenerational Transmission of Mother-to-Child Health:
Evidence from the Philippines"
November 3, 2017

Dr. Lauren Nicholas
December 1, 2017

Southwestern Society of Economists (SSE) Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, NM