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Graduate students present research

Top: Economics graduate student Tao Tao presents her research. Bottom: Economics graduate student Jian Tian discusses her research with dean of the graduate school William Fisher

On Monday, Sept 29, 2014, six graduate students presented their research at the Economics Graduate Student Field Paper Poster Session. In attendance were economics faculty and graduate students, along with dean of the graduate school William Fisher.

Left, above: Economics graduate student Tao Tao presents her research

Left, below: Economics graduate student Jian Tian discusses her research with dean of the graduate school William Fisher

Click on the links below to view posters.

Brendan Casey, Crime and Neighborhood Disorder: A Dynamic Spatial Panel Analysis in Two Cities [PDF]

Rui Du, City Walls and Path Dependence: Evidence from Chinese Prefecture Cities [PDF]

Mochamad Pasha, Prenatal Fasting During Ramadan and Cognitive Abilities [PDF]

Tao Tao, How Does WTO/GATT Affect Extensive and Intensive Trade Margins? A Panel Gravity Model [PDF]

Jing Tian, Regional Specialization, Tax, and Profit: Evidence from China’s Industries [PDF]

Haoyu Wu, Export Spillover and Destination Choice: A Case of China [PDF]


Winner of the E.C.H. Veendorp best poster prize 

  • 2016 Naseem Akhter Farazfor

  • 2017 Claudia Chilundo


Undergraduate departmental prize recipients announced for 2016-18

David R. Porter '35 Prize for Excellence in Economics
awarded to a senior in economics in the Fall
Trang Thuy Nguyen '17; Tehreem Cheema '18 and Michael Gaiewski '18

Harry B. and Alice N. Sheftel Prize in Economics
awarded to an outstanding senior in economics at Commencement
Doga Akar Bilgin '16 and  Roei Shimony '16; Trang Thuy Nguyen '17 and Matthew Sullivan '17

The Roger Van Tassel Book Prize
awarded in the Fall to a freshman or sophomore for excellence in Economics 10 or 11
Gemma Wilkens '18 and Tehreem Cheema '18; Madeleine Buchman '19; Karishma Sewsankar '20



Malcolm O. Asadoorian III, Ph.D. '99, appointed Vice President of Academic Affairs at Regis College

October 24, 2013

Malcolm O. Asadoorian III, Ph.D., currently Academic Dean of the Regis College School of Liberal Arts, Education, and Social Sciences (SLAESS) has been appointed as Vice President, Academic Affairs, effective immediately.

Malcolm AsadoorianDr. Asadoorian came to Regis from Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, in 2012, where he had served as a Professor of Economics in the College of Liberal Education and the College of Business and Management as well as Associate Dean for Assessment and Faculty Development in the Office of Academic Affairs.

Prior to his appointment at Lynn, Dr. Asadoorian served as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate Professor in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change; Visiting Associate Professor & Interim Director of Boston Continuing Education at Fisher College; and Associate Professor, Division of Business, Law and Public Policy at Anna Maria College.

Dr. Asadoorian earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Clark University in Worcester, MA, with a dissertation that integrated geographical information system (GIS) spatial data with economic modeling techniques to study environmental awareness, inequities, and justice.

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