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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Modhurima Amin

CV

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Washington State University, Expected 2020
  • M.S in Statistics, Washington State University, Expected 2020
  • M.S. in Applied Financial Economics, Illinois State University, 2013-2015
    • Advisor: Hassan Mohammadi, PhD.
    • Capstone: Long-run relation and short-run dynamics in energy consumption-output relationship: International evidence from country panels with different growth rates
  • B.S. and M.S. in Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2004-2009

Research Interests

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Energy and Resource Economics

Publications

  • Amin, M.D., Badruddoza, S. and Rosenman, R., 2018. Quality Differentiation Under Mixed Competition in Hospital Markets. Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, pp.1-12.
  • Mohammadi, H. and Amin, M.D., 2015. Long-run relation and short-run dynamics in energy consumption–output relationship: International evidence from country panels with different growth rates. Energy Economics52, pp.118-126.

Dissertation

  • “Can Income Predict Food Safety Risk in Retail Food Environments?”, (Job Market Paper)
  • “Predicting Access to Healthy Food in the United States with Machine Learning”
  • “Exclusivity and Impact of Releasing a New Variety in the U.S. Apple Market”

Presentations and Working Papers

  • Amin, M.D., Badruddoza, S., McCluskey, J.J., “Predicting Access to Healthy Food in the United States with Machine Learning”
    • ASSA Annual Meeting–American Economic Association, Selected Paper Session. San Diego, California.  January 2020
  • Amin, M.D., McCluskey, J.J., Mittelhammer, R.C., Oliver, H., Wu, T.S., “Socioeconomic Influences on Food Safety Risks in Retail Food Environment”
    • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, Paper Presentation, Atlanta, Georgia. July 2019
    • Australian Agricultural & Resource Economics Society, Invited Paper Presentation, Melbourne, Australia. February 2019
  • Amin, M.D., Badruddoza, S., Rosenman, R., “Corporate Social Responsibilty and Product Differentiation under Mixed Competition”
    • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, Poster Presentation, Atlanta, Georgia. July 2019
    • Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference, Paper Presentation, Seaside, Oregon. May 2019
  • Badruddoza, S., Amin, M.D., “Determining the Importance of an Attribute in a Demand System: Structural versus Machine Learning Approach”
    • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, Poster Presentation, Atlanta, Georgia. July 2019
  • Badruddoza, S., Amin, M.D., “Investment Decision and Portfolio Diversification by U.S., Dairy Farmers”
    • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, Poster Presentation, Atlanta, Georgia. July 2019
  • Amin, M.D., McCluskey, J.J, “Does Conventional Energy Pricing Induce Innovation in Renewable Energy? New Evidence from a Non-Linear Approach”
    • Western Economic Association International, Paper Presentation, San Francisco, California. June 2019
  • Badruddoza, S., Amin, M.D., “Personal and Social Effects in Food Choice: The Case of GMO and Non-GMO Foods”
    • Western Economic Association International, Annual Conference Paper Presentation, San Francisco, California. June 2019
  • Badruddoza, S., Amin, M.D., “Farmer’s Access to Finance and Agricultural Production: A Bayesian Approach”
    • Academy of Economics and Finance, Annual Conference Paper Presentation, St. Petersberg, Florida. February, 2019
  • Amin, M.D., Badruddoza, S., “Country Income, Sources of Carbon Emission, and Counterfactuals”
    • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, Annual Conference Poster Presentation, Washington D.C. August 2018

Teaching Experience

Lead Instructor — Washington State University

  • EconS 102– Fundamentals of Macroeconomics: Summer 2019, (See Student Commentary)
  • EconS 335– Business Finance Economics: Spring 2019
  • EconS 101– Fundamentals of Microeconomics (Online): Summer 2017, Summer 2018

Co-Instructor — Washington State University

  • EconS 311– Introductory Econometrics: Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Fall 2019
  • EconS 311– Introductory Econometrics (Online): Fall 2018, Fall 2019

Co-Developer — Washington State University

  • EconS 311– Introductory Econometrics (Online): Fall 2017- Summer 2018

Teaching Assistant — Washington State University

  • EconS 500– Macroeconomic Theory I, Fall 2016

Teaching Assistant — Illinois State University

  • Eco 438– Microeconometrics, Fall 2014
  • Eco 439– Applied Time Series Econometrics and Forecasting, Spring 2015

Research Experience

Research Assistant — Washington State University

  • Jill J. McCluskey, PhD., Spring 2017
    • Investment on renewable energy
  • Randall T. Fortenbery, PhD., Fall 2015-Spring 2016
    • Input pricing of barley and organic wheat, industrial hemp, cannabis and marijuana

Research Assistant — Illinois State University

  • Hassan Mohammadi, PhD., Fall 2013-Summer 2014, Summer 2015
    • Dynamics of energy consumption and output relations

Professional Experience and Service

  • Management Trainee, United Commercial Bank Limited, Bangladesh, 2012-2013
    • Credit and Foreign Exchange
  • Abstract Review, Association of Environment and Resource Economists, Summer Conference 2019
  • Book Review
    • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory: Tools and Step-by-Step Examples, Espinola-Arredondo, Ana, and Felix Muñoz-Garcia, The MIT Press, 2019
    • Practice Examples to Intermediate Economic Theory, Espinola-Arredondo, Ana, and Felix Muñoz-Garcia, The MIT Press, 2019
    • Advanced Microeconomic Theory: An Intuitive Approach with Examples, Felix Munoz-Garcia, The MIT Press, 2017
    • Strategy and Game Theory$-$Practice Exercises with Answers, Felix Munoz-Garcia and Daniel Toro, Springer, 2016

Scholarships and Awards

  • School of Economic Sciences Excellence in Research Award, Washington State University, 2019
  • Dr. Krautkraemer “Pay It Forward” Scholarship, Washington State University, 2019
  • Graduate and Professional Student Association Travel Grant, Washington State University, 2019
  • CAHNRS Fall Festival Scholarship, Washington State University, 2018
  • Scott M. Elliot Graduate Research Award for Best Capstone Project, Illinois State University, 2015
  • Economics Endowment for Graduate Student Excellence, Illinois State University, 2014
  • Sweden-Bangladesh Trust Fund Scholarship, Bangladesh, 2014
  • Government of Bangladesh Merit-based Scholarship, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh 2004-2009

Skills

  • Computer: R, Stata with Mata, SAS, SQL, Mathematica, Latex
  • Languages: English (Fluent), Bangla (Native)

References

Contact Info:

E-mail: modhurima.amin@wsu.edu

Office Location:

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