Sarmistha Pal, Ph.D.
Economics

 

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Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: 314 BAB

Education

 

  • Ph.D. in Economics (2012), Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
  • Master of Arts in Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

Teaching Experience

  • Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of Economics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama – Fall 2012-Present
  • Instructor - Department of Economics, Clemson University, Fall 2010 – Spring 2012
  • Teaching Assistant - Department of Economics, Clemson University, Fall 2009– Spring 2010

 

Research Interest

  • Labor Economics , Applied Econometrics, and Health Economics

Current Courses Taught

  • Business Statistics (MSC 288)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (ECN 142)

Working Papers

  • Is Supplemental Security Income Too Generous? Impact on the Employment of the Blind and Deaf” (Submitted for Journal Publication)
  • Child Illness and Maternal Labor Supply
  • “Impact of VA Health Insurance on the Job Turnover Rate Among Veterans: Evidence from Medical Expenditure Panel Survey” (Joint with Dr. Projesh P. Ghosh)

Other Professional Activites, Awards, and Honors

  • 2006-2012, Graduate Assistantship, Clemson University, SC, USA
  • 2004-2006, University Grants Commission Potential of Excellence Junior Research Fellowship
  • Planning and Development Unit, Jadavpur University, India
  • 1996, National Scholarship in WBSE and in WBHSE, India.
  • Referee, Contemporary Economic Policy