Protik Nandy - Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

PERI Research Fellow Protik Nandy is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at MTSU.

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Contact Protik Nandy:
pn2p@mtmail.mtsu.edu

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Field: Microeconomics

Research Interests:
Public Choice, Political Economy,
Institutional Problems, and Voting Behavior

Job Market paper:
"Overcoming Special Interest Group with Direct Democracy"

 

References for Protik Nandy:

Dr. Adam Rennhoff
Professor of Economics
MTSU

Dr. Daniel J. Smith
Director of PERI
MTSU

 

Dr. Ennio Piano
Assistant Professor of Economics
MTSU

Dr. Steven Sprick Schuster
Assistant Professor of Economics
MTSU

 

Research

Dissertation: Essays on Referendum and Their Impact on Minority Rights
Job Market Paper: Overcoming Special Interest Group with Direct Democracy

Working Papers:
The Case Study OF Nashville Oversight Board
An Empirical Approach to the Effectiveness of Oversight Boards Across the U.S.
The Impact of FDI on Labor Market Outcome: A Panel Data Analysis.

Education

Ph.D. Candidate, December 2020 (expected)
Jones College of Business
Middle Tennessee State University

M.A., May 2016
Honors Major: Economics and Finance
Jones College of Business
Middle Tennessee State University

Honors & Awards

MTSU Department of Economics and Finance Graduate Assistantship
2014-present

Summer Fellowship 2020
Political Economic Research Institute, Middle Tennessee State University

Experience

Graduate Assistant, Department of Economics & Finance, Middle Tennessee State University
August 2014- Present

  • Eco-2410-03; Principles of Macro-Economics; 3 Terms
  • Eco-2410-03; Principles of Macro-Economics; 5 Terms

Tutor, Department of Economics & Finance, Middle Tennessee State University
September 2014- Present

Teaching Assistant to Dr. A. Gamino, Department of Economics, MTSU
September 2018- December 2018

  • Eco-2420-01; Micro-Economics Course Instructor – Middle Tennessee State University (Spring 2019 – Present)
  • Eco-2410-03; Principles of Macro-Economics
  • Eco-2420-03; Principles of Micro-Economics
  • Instructor-Principles of Microeconomics - Johns Hopkins-Center for Talented Youth (Summer 2019)

Campus Involvements/ Other Achievements

Founding Member and Vice President, MTSU Cricket Club, Middle Tennessee State University
September 2014-Present

  • Founding a new sports club and responsible for the finances of the organization
  • Getting sponsors and new members

Treasurer, 2015-16, International Students Organization, MTSU

  • Building teamwork
  • Motivating the organization to achieve goals
  • Representing the organization on various platforms around campus

Member: International Education Committee, Office of International Education, MTSU
September 2016- May 2017

  • Creating a more international campus
  • Working on/ Planning study abroad programs

Vice President, Public Relations, Indian Students Association, 2015-16

  • Representing the organization and building awareness

Discussion Panel Member (Office of International Education)
"Stereotypes from around the world", Spring 2017

Discussion Panel Member (Office of International Education)
"Disability Awareness", Fall 2017

Languages

  • Bengali: Native/Bilingual
  • Hindi: Native/Bilingual
  • English: Bilingual Fluency
  • Sanskrit: Elementary Proficiency

Software

  • STATA- Elementary Proficiency
  • MATLAB- Elementary Proficiency
  • R- Elementary Proficiency
  • Lyx- Elementary Proficiency