Nirupama Devaraj

Nirupama Devaraj

Nirupama Devaraj Associate Professor of Economics 219.464.6023 ASB 364


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

Areas of Specialization

Public economics and environmental economics


  • 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