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Diya Mazumder, PhD

Faculty - Full-Time

Associate Professor of Economics

Phone: 949-480-4057
Fax: 949-480-4264
Email: dmazumder@soka.edu

Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S., Economics, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.Sc., Economics, University of Calcutta, India
  • B.Sc., Economics, Presidency College, Calcutta, India
Positions Held
  • At SUA since 2006
  • 2005 - 2006 Visiting Instructor, Clark University  
  • 1998 - 2003 Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2002 - 2004 Research Assistant, University of Texas at Austin (Center for Transportation Research)  
  • 2002 Research Assistant, University of Texas at Austin (Department of Marketing)
  • 2000 Research Assistant, University of Texas at Austin (Bureau of Business Research)
Research Interests
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Developmental Economics
  • International Trade
Selected Papers, Publications & Lectures
  • How Much Are Residents of Cities in Mexico Willing to Pay for Cleaner Air? [with Fidel Gonzalez (Sam Houston State University, Dept. of Economics); and Mark Leipnik (Sam Houston state University, Dept. of Geography and Geology)] Environment and Development Economics
  • Biofuel Subsidies Versus the Gas Tax: The Carrot or the Stick? Energy Economics
  • Who Cares About Globalization? [with Ed Feasel, Soka University of America, Social and Behavioral Sciences]: International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology; forthcoming.
  • Environmental Preferences and the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC)[with Ed Feasel, Soka University of America, Social and Behavioral Sciences]; Working Paper, 2012
  • How Effective Are Scrappage Subsidies in the Presence of Asymmetric Information?[with Ruhai Wu, McMaster University, DeGroot School of Business] Working Paper, 2011
  • Effects of Differential tax rates on Petrol and Diesel In India [with Sumeet Gulati, University of British Columbia, Department of Land and Food Systems; Anil Deolalikar, University of California at Riverside, Department of Economics] Working Paper, 2011
Courses Taught at SUA
  • Principles of Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Core 100 (Enduring Questions of Humanity); Core 200 (Contemporary Contexts)
  • Learning Clusters (Water Issues in Southern California; Poverty in Southern California)
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