Madhu

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Madhu S. Mohanty

Professor

Office: 905 Simpson Tower

Phone: (323) 343-2935

FAX: (323) 343-5462

Email: mmohant@calstatela.edu

 

 
 
 

 

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Economics, 1990

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

M. Phil. (Econ.), 1983

Utkal Unversity, India

M.A. Economics, 1979

Utkal University, India

B.A. (Econ. Hons.), 1977

Utkal University, India

 

 
 
 

 

 

TEACHING

Statistics (Econ 209 and Econ 309)

Undergraduate Microeconomics (Econ 310 and Econ 410)

Labor Economics (Econ 430)

Graduate Micro Theory (Econ 510)

Econometrics (Econ 414)

Math Econ (Econ 401)

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

RECENT RESEARCH

“Why are Positive Attitude and Wage Correlated? The Role of Productivity Re-examined.” Journal of Quantitative Economics. (2013, forthcoming).

“What Determines Attitude Improvements? Does Religiosity Help?” International      Journal of Business and Social Science, 4 (2013): 37-64.

“Effects of Positive Attitude and Optimism on Wage and Employment: A Double Selection Approach.” Journal of Socio-Economics, 41 (2012): 304-16.

“Why Does Growing Up in an Intact Family during Childhood Lead to Higher Earnings During Adulthood?” American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 71 (2012): 662-95, with Aman Ullah.

“Direct and Indirect Effects of Happiness on Wage: A Simultaneous Equations Approach.” Journal of Socio-Economics, 41 (2012): 143-52, with Aman Ullah.

“Effects of Charity on Social Welfare: A Theoretical Analysis.” Sociology Mind, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2011): 33-35.

“Effects of Positive Attitude and Optimism on Employment: Evidence from the US Data.” Journal of Socio-Economics, 39 (2010): 258-70.

 “Effects of Positive Attitude on Earnings: Evidence from the US Longitudinal Data.” Journal of Socio-Economics, 38 (February 2009): 357-71.

 “Effects of Positive Attitude on Happiness and Wage: Evidence from the US Data.” Journal of Economic Psychology, 30 (2009): 884-97.

 “Why do Gender Differentials Differ between Occupations? The Role of Education Re-examined.” Journal of Quantitative Economics, 7 (January 2009): 144-71.