New Faculty Hires
The Department of Economics is pleased to announce the addition of new faculty to the department.
W. Michael Hanemann
W. Michael Hanemann joined the ASU Department of Economics and the Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy in 2010 as a Visiting Professor. He comes to ASU from the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include non-market valuation, environmental economics and policy, water pricing and management, demand modeling for market research and policy design, the economics of irreversibility and adaptive management, and welfare economics.
Nicolai Kuminoff joined the ASU Department of Economics in 2009 as an Assistant Professor. He received his Ph.D. in economics from North Carolina State University. Kuminoff's primary research interests are in environmental economics and microeconometrics.
David Lagakos joined the ASU Department of Economics in 2008 as an Assistant Professor. David received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. His primary research interests are in macroeconomics and growth theory.
Rajnish Mehra joined the ASU Department of Economics in 2010 as a Professor. Rajnish received his Ph.D. in finance from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1978. His research interests focus on capital markets, assest pricing and growth theory. His current research is concerned with the financial implications of privatizing the Social Security Fund and with the influence of bequests on the pricing of financial assets.
Natalia Ramondo joined the ASU Department of Economics in 2010 as an Assistant Professor. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago in 2006. Ramondo's primary research interest is in international trade.
Todd Schoellman joined the ASU Department of Economics as an Assistant Professor in 2010. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University in 2007 and comes to ASU from Clemson University. His research interests are in the areas of macroeconomics, labor economics, and growth.