Assistant Professor of EconomicsKirner-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
Macroeconomics; Monetary Economics; Bayesian Econometrics
AEA CSWEP Fellowship, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 2018
AEA CSWEP Fellowship, Federal Reserve bank of Chicago, 2017
American Economic Association
Southern Economic Association
Appointed to the Faculty: 2019
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Presidency University
B.S., Calcutta University