Mahalingam Dhamodharan

SanTan 235G
7231 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall
PhD Student
Graduate Assistant/Associate
POLY Campus
Mailcode
1780

Education

Ph.D. (Coursework) Agricultural Economics, University of California, Davis, Fall 2016 - Winter 2017

M.S.  Mathematics, University of Idaho, 2016.

M.S.  Applied Economics, University of Idaho, 2014.

Research Interests

Marketing Models, Empirical Industrial Organization, Applied Econometric Analysis, Food Retail, and Consumer Demand.

Research Group

Research Associate

Adviser: Dr. Timothy J. Richards

Publications

Mahalingam Dhamodharan and Timothy J. Richards, "Advertising and Bargaining Power", Working Paper, 2019

Mahalingam Dhamodharan and Timothy J. Richards, "Unemployment Insurance Benefits and Farm Labor Supply", Working Paper, 2019

Mahalingam Dhamodharan, Stephen Devadoss, and Jeff Luckstead, “Imperfect Competition, Trade Policies, and Technological Changes in the Orange Juice Market,” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 41(2): pp189–203, 2016

Jeff Luckstead, Stephen Devadoss, and Mahalingam Dhamodharan, “Strategic Trade Analysis of U.S. and Chinese Apple Juice Market,” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 47(02), pp 175-191, 2015.

Honors/Awards

AWARDS

Alumni Award for Excellence, University of Idaho, 2015

Western Agricultural Economics Association Outstanding MS Thesis Award, 2015

Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Idaho, 2014.

Outstanding Masters Thesis, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Idaho, 2014.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

James Sweitzer Memorial Scholarship, Arizona State Univeristy University, 2018-19

University Graduate Fellowship, Arizona State University, 2017-18, 2018-19

Department Fellowship, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of California, Davis.

Graduate Scholarship, Department of Mathematics, University of Idaho, 2014-2016

Western Agricultural Economics Association Travel Fellowship, 2014

Graduate Professional Students Association Travel Award, University of Idaho, 2014

Editorships

Refereed for American Journal of Potato Research and Forest Products Journal.

Professional Associations

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Western Agricultural Economics Association, American Mathematical Society, Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Service

Director of Finance, Graduate and Professional Students’ Association, 2015-2016

Secretary-Treasurer, Pi Mu Epsilon Math Honor Society, University of Idaho, 2015-2016

Senator-at-Large, Graduate and Professional Students’ Association, 2015-2016

Member, University Budget and Finance Committee, University of Idaho, 2015-2016

Treasurer, Indian Students Association, University of Idaho 2013-2015

Work History

Research Associate, Arizona State University, 2018 -

Research Assistant, University of California - Davis, Summer 2017

Teaching Assistant, University of California - Davis, Fall 2017

Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, University of Idaho, August 2014- May 2016.                      

Research Assistant, University of Idaho, August 2012- June 2014