Parag Waknis

Assistant Professor

Office: LARTS, Room 378

Telephone: 508.999.8453
Fax: 508.990.9674

 Fall 2016 Office Hours:  Monday & Friday 10:30-12, W 10:30-12 (STAR Ctr) & by appt.


 Fall 2016:

ECO 232: Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO 362: Monetary Theory and Policy 

Parag joined the Department of Economics in Fall 2011. He received his PhD in Macroeconomics from the University of Connecticut, Storrs. He has taught economics before at the University of Connecticut’s main as well as the regional campuses and for Carleton University’s B.Comm India program at the Kohinoor Business School in Khandala, India. His research interests include monetary theory and policy, money search models, and macroeconomics of developing countries with a focus on India.  His PhD research uses money search models and theory of repeated games to explore the nature of monetary policy under fiscal pressures. Parag is originally from India where he graduated with a Master of Philosophy in Economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

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