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Pallavi Panda

Associate Professor of Economics: School Of Business
South Hall 117A
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Curriculum Vitae


  • B.A., University of Delhi

  • M.A., University of Delhi

  • Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

More About Me

Dr. Panda’s primary research fields are development economics, health economics, demography, and applied microeconomics. Her work involves evaluating policy effectiveness in improving child health outcomes, women's labor force participation, and malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa and India. She has won a competitive Fellowship awarded by Hewlett Foundation/ IIE in Population, Reproductive Health, and Development in 2013-15 for her work investigating the effect of trade policy on health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa. She has presented her papers in peer-reviewed top conferences in the field including Centre for Studies of African Economies at University of Oxford, PAA Annual Conference, WEAI Annual Conference, and United Nations University Development Conference. Her other interests includes hiking, traveling, cooking, and dancing.


  • American Economic Association (AEA)

  • Population Association of America (PAA)

  • Western Economic Association International (WEAI)

  • International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)

  • Referee – South African Journal of Economics


  • ECON 110: Introductory Microeconomics

    A survey introduction to microeconomics with emphasis on the concepts of demand, supply, production, input markets, general equilibrium, and economic efficiency. Attention is given to the problems of income distribution, agriculture, spillover effects, and international trade.

  • ECON 112: Introductory Macroeconomics

    A survey introduction to macroeconomics with emphasis on the concepts of national income accounting, consumption, investment, money and banking, and income determination. Attention is given to the problems of employment, price stability, growth, and international economic policy.

  • ECON 355: Economic Development & Growth

    A study of the existing disparities between developed and less developed countries, problems faced by less developed countries, historical and modern theories regarding economic development, and an introduction to growth theory. Prerequisites: ECON 212 and junior standing. Restricted to School of Business majors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business. Offered every other year.