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Pritha Chaudhuri

Pritha Chaudhuri
Pritha Chaudhuri

Assistant Professor of Economics

Kirner-Johnson 214

Pritha Chaudhuri’s research is in the field of macroeconomics and focuses on how the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy is affected by the changing composition of the labor market. 

She received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Calcutta and a master’s in applied economics from Presidency University. Her doctorate in economics is from Purdue University.

Chaudhuri grew up in Kolkata, India. Besides research her interests include fiction, wildlife, and Indian classical dance.

Recent Courses Taught

Macroeconomic Theory

Research Interests

Macroeconomics; Monetary Economics; Bayesian Econometrics 


AEA CSWEP Fellowship, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 2018
AEA CSWEP Fellowship, Federal Reserve bank of Chicago, 2017

Professional Affiliations

American Economic Association
Southern Economic Association

Appointed to the Faculty: 2019

Educational Background

Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Presidency University
B.S., Calcutta University

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