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Oklahoma State University

BIDISHA LAHIRI

BIDISHA LAHIRI

Department of Economics
Aso Prof

350 BUSINESS BUILDING
STILLWATER, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-7530

bidisha.lahiri@okstate.edu

Education

  • Ph D, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, International Trade and Development Economics, 2007
  • MS, Indian Statistical Institute, Quantitative Economics, 1998
  • BS, Calcutta University, Economics, 1996

Publications

  • Bidisha Lahiri, Naneida Lazarte-Alcala, and Lee Adkins. (2018). "Heterogeneous effect of Remittance on Households’ Income Diversification Behavior". The Empirical Economics Letters. (17), 9,
  • Bidisha Lahiri. (2018). "Racial Earnings Disparities with Endogenous Labor Market Participation". Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy.
  • Bidisha Lahiri. (2017). "Dissimilar Relations Between Income and Environmental Quality for Open Economies in a Growth Model". Eastern Economic Journal. (43), 1, 104-127.
  • Bidisha Lahiri. (2015). "Role of labor intensity interaction in the relation between abatement expenditure and production". Economics Bulletin. (35), 1, 407-413.
  • Bidisha Lahiri. (2014). "The Effect of Environmental Taxes on Steady State Consumption". Theoretical Economics Letters. (4), 867-74.
  • Naneida Lazarte-Alcala, Lee Adkins, Bidisha Lahiri, and Andreas Savvides. (2014). "Remittances and Income Diversification Strategy for Bolivia's Rural Sector". Applied Economics. (46), 8, 848–858.
  • Atef Al Rashidi and Bidisha Lahiri. (2013). "The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade: correcting for selection bias and asymmetric trade flows". Applied Economics Letters. (20), 11, 1121-1126.
  • Bidisha Lahiri, Xi Tian, and . (2013). "Structural Break between Small and Large Firms’ Behavior in Trade Credit and Bank Credit: Evidence from India's Retail Sector". Applied Economics Letters. (20), 2, 199-202.
  • Bidisha Lahiri and Feroz Khan Masjidi. (2012). "Landlocked Countries: A Way to Integrate with Coastal Economies". Journal of Economic Integration. (27), 4,
  • Atef Al Rashidi and Bidisha Lahiri. (2012). "Trade-Weighted Exchange Rate Indices: Explaining Industrial Production". ”. Journal of International and Global Economic Studies. (5), 2, 24-31.
  • Bidisha Lahiri. (2012). "Input Intensity: A Missing Link between Production, Trade Patterns, and Environmental Standards". Review of International Economics. (20), 1, 108-118.
  • Bidisha Lahiri. (2011). "The Welfare Synergy of Bundling International Environmental Agreements with International Trade Treaties". Review of International Economics. (19), 5, 909-921.
  • A. Blackman, Bidisha Lahiri, and W. Pizer. (2010). "Voluntary environmental regulation in developing countries: Mexico’s Clean Industry Program". Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. (60), 3, 182-192.
  • W. Darity, Bidisha Lahiri, and D. Frank. (2010). "Reparations for African-Americans as a Transfer Problem: A Cautionary Tale". Review of Development Economics. (14), 2, 248-261.
  • Bidisha Lahiri. (2008). ""Understanding the Relation Between Income and Environment" in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences". New York: MacMillan.

Presentations

  • Intertemporal preference as a candidate for explaining differences in gender specific outcomes
    Annual Conference of Southern Economic Association
    Washington D.C. - November 2018
  • “Entrepreneurial Effect of Employment program in India”
    Annual Conference of Eastern Economic Association
    Boston, MA - March 2018
  • Racial Income Disparity in the USA with Endogenous Labor Market Participation
    Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Conference
    Kansas City, MO - October 2017
  • “Heterogenous Effect of Remittances across Households of Different Wealth Levels”
    Annual Conference of Missouri Valley Economic Association
    St. Louis, MO - October 2016
  • Access to imported inputs and differential regional growth in India
    Missouri Valley Economic Association, Annual Conference
    Kansas City, MO - October 2015
  • Role of Remittances on International Development
    Missouri Valley Economic Association's Annual Conference
    St. Louis, MO - October 2014
  • Effect of Environmental Tax Policy on Steady State Production
    the Southern Economic Association’s Annual Conference
    Tampa, FL - November 2013
  • Pollution Haven: The Role of Interaction of Labor Intensity and Pollution Intensity
    Missouri Valley Economic Association’s Annual Conference
    Kansas City, MO - October 2013
  • The elusive effect of exchange rate volatility on trade in gravity models
    Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Conference
    Memphis, TN - October 2012
  • International Trade in a Surplus Economy
    Southern Economic Association Annual Conference
    Washington, D.C. - November 2011
  • Economic Constraints of Land-Locked Economies: Looking forward to potential solutions
    Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Conference
    Kansas City, MO - October 2011
  • Use of trade credit and bank credit by small and large firms
    Southern Economic Association Annual Conference
    Atlanta, Georgia - November 22 2010
  • Empirical Analysis of the Use of Supplier Credit and Bank Credit
    Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Conference
    Kansas City MO - October 23 2009
  • Is There a Synergy in Linking Trade and Environmental Agreements?
    Southern Economic Association Annual Conference
    Washington DC - November 2008
  • Factor Intensities: A Missing Link Between Production and Environmental Standards
    Southern Economic Association Annual Conference
    New Orleans LA - November 2007
  • Reparations for African Americans as a Reparations Problem
    Southern Economic Association Annual Conference
    New Orleans LA - November 2007
  • An Econometric Evaluation of Mexico's Voluntary Environmental Program: Clean-Industry Using Survival Analysis
    Southern Economic Association Annual Conference
    Charleston SC - November 2006
  • Environmental Kuznets Curve in the Presence of International Trade and Capital Mobility
    Southern Economic Association Annual Conference
    Charleston SC - November 2006

Editorial and Review Activities

  • Environmental and Resource Economics, Economics Bulletin, Applied Economics, Economic Modelling, Environment and Development Economics, • The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, • Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, International Review of Applied Economics, International Economic Journal, Applied Economics, Journal of Economics of Race and Policy
    Invited Manuscript Reviewer
    2012 - 2018

Awards and Honors

  • International Fellow Scholarship, American Association for University Women (2006)
  • Tuition Scholarship and Stipend, Indian Statistical Institute (1998)
  • National Scholar, Graduate Level, Govt. of India (1996)

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business, Oklahoma State University, Associate Professor, July 2015
  • Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business, Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor, August 2007 - June 2015
  • Department of Economics, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Teaching and Research Assistant, 2001 - 2006
  • Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C., Summer Research Assistant, May 2005 - August 2005
  • World Bank Project, "Sustainable Growth in India," Indian Statistical Institute, Project Linked Research Assistant, 2000 - 2001
  • Indian Statistical Institute, Research Fellow, 1999 - 2000

Courses Taught

  • ECON 2103 (1 Semester)
  • ECON 3613 (20 Semesters)
  • ECON 6633 (3 Semesters)
  • ECON 4850 (1 Semester)
  • BHON 4990 (2 Semesters)
  • ECON 2203 (18 Semesters)
  • ECON 4993 (1 Semester)
  • ECON 5633 (4 Semesters)
  • ECON 6000 (9 Semesters)
  • ECON 5003 (1 Semester)
  • ECON 5010 (1 Semester)