Priya Mukherjee

Assistant Professor of Economics

Office: Tyler Hall Room 338
Email: [[pmukherjee]]
Office Phone: 757-221-1319
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Area of Specialization

Development Economics, Political Economics, Applied Economics


Priya Mukherjee joins the Department of Economics as an Assistant Professor after earning her Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University. Professor Mukherjee’s research is in development economics and political economy.  Current projects include experimental work on several policy issues in education in India, as well as studies that look at the effects of changes in political and historical institutions in Indonesia. She enjoys teaching courses in her research areas, in econometrics, and in microeconomics.

  • B.A. Mathematics, University of Delhi (India)
  • M.Sc. Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Ph.D. Economics, Cornell University