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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Kiana Yektansani

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Economics, Washington State University, 2019 (expected).
    • Dissertation: “Essays in Environmental Regulation Design and Product Differentiation”
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2013
    • Thesis: “Feasibility Study of producing Disposable Containers in Tehran”

FIELDS OF INTEREST

  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Mathematical and Stochastic Modeling
  • Behavioral Economics

WORKING PAPERS

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • School of Economic Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award, Washington State University, Fall 2018.
  • School of Economic Sciences GSA Poster Competition Award, Spring 2018.
  • Annual Global Case Competition on the issue of Arbitrary Detention in United States, first place team, Washington state University, Fall 2016.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

  • EconS 102, Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
    • Fall (2018), Summer 2018 (online), Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Summer 2016, Spring 2016 (online)

Teaching Assistant, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

  • EconS 101, Fundamentals of Microeconomics, EconS 102, Fundamentals of Macroeconomics, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

  • Professor Jill McCluskey, Summer 2015

PRESENTATIONS

  • “Environmental Policy Design Under Environmentally Conscious and Future Oriented Consumers.” 2018 AAEA Annual Meeting Poster Presentation. Washington DC.
  • “The Impacts of Labor Force Participation rate on CO2 Emissions by Using Data For 34 OECD Countries”. 2018 MVEA Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN.
  • “Product Differentiation in a Two-Characteristic Space with Discrete and Continuous Characteristics.” 2018 GPSA Research Exposition. Pullman, WA.
  • “Environmental Policy Design Under Environmentally Conscious and Future Oriented Consumers.” 2017 School of Economic Sciences Seminar Series. Pullman, WA.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • Graduate Studies Committee, Washington State University, 2018.
  • Textbook Reviewer for “Workbook to accompany Advanced Microeconomic Theory: An Intuitive Approach with Examples”, Felix Munoz-Garcia, The MIT Press, 2016.
  • Human Resources Developer, 5040 Company, Tehran, Iran, 2014.
  • Human Resources Assistant (internship), Farab Corp., Tehran, Iran, Summer 2013

REFERENCES

Kiana

Contact Info:

E-mail: kiana.yektansani@wsu.edu

Office Location:

315 Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210