Understanding Global Economic Forces

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Economics

Risa Kumazawa, Ph. D., is an Associate Professor of Economics at Duquesne University.  As an applied econometrician, Professor Kumazawa aims to improve existing estimation techniques in the areas of panel data econometrics and duration modeling.  Her research interests are labor economics and economic development. She has published in a number of scholarly journals including Applied Economics, Manchester School, Frontiers in Finance and Economics and Journal of Economics and Finance.  She has also been a Principal Investigator of an Office of Naval Research grant.

Prior to joining the Duquesne's faculty, she was an Assistant Professor at Georgia Southern University, Visiting Assistant Professor at Illinois Wesleyan University and Visiting Assistant Research Professor at the University of Mississippi.  She received a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.S. from Illinois State University, both in economics.

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