Faculty Profile

Nirupama Devaraj, Ph.D.

IEF Program Director, Assistant Professor

Arts & Sciences, Rm. 364
(219) 464-6023
nirupama.devaraj@valpo.edu


Education

B.A. - Stella Maris College, Chennai, India 
M.A. - Clark University 
Ph.D. - Clark University 

Areas of Specialization

Public economics and environmental economics

Publications

  • The Effect of Student Learning Styles, Race and Gender on Learning Outcomes: The Case of Public Goods, Journal of Learning in Higher Education, accepted in November 2013   (Raman,J.)
  • The Role of Activism in Environmental Policy, International Journal of Social Economics, Volume 41(11)., 2014  (Basu, S. )
  • Innovations in Pedagogy: Meeting the Needs of 21st Century Students, Higher Education Forum’s Indian Journal of Higher Education, Volume III (2), July-December 2012, 14-22  (Raman, J. )
  • Spatial Relationships between Race, Poverty and Environmental Quality in Northwest Indiana, Journal of the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences, Volume XIII, 60-84, 2009  (Basu, S. and Ganesh-Babu, G.)
  • Direct Democracy and Tiebout Exit, Companion to Public Economics: Empirical Public Economics,  Ott, A.F and Cebula, R.J.(ed.), Edward Elgar, UK. 2006 
  • Soft Budget Constraint and Hard Budget Constraint: Who is Bailing out Whom and Why?, Companion to Public Economics: Empirical Public Economics,  Ott, A.F and Cebula, R.J.(ed.), Edward Elgar, UK. 2006  (Ott. A.F. )

Professional Affiliations

  • American Economic Association
  • Indiana Academy of Social Sciences