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Haimanti Banerjee

Clinical Assistant Professor

Marketing and Business Economics

Office: 215 Mervis Hall

E-mail: hbanerjee@katz.pitt.edu

Degrees
  • Ph.D. – Economics, University of Iowa
  • M.Sc. – Economics, Calcutta University
  • B.Sc. (Honors) – Economics, Calcutta University
Profile

Haimanti Banerjee joined the faculty of the Katz School in 2016. Previously she taught at the University of Akron and Cleveland State University. Dr. Banerjee’s dissertation research focuses on macroeconomic consumption decisions and savings optimization made by households when they need to acquire or make significant changes to commitment goods like housing in an economy which can be disturbed by idiosyncratic shocks. More recently, she has been working on a development project which studies how differing levels of education potentially impact economic growth in low and middle income countries. The goal of this project is to specifically address the role of public policy in education sector.

Haimanti loves reading and talking about what she read. It has been noted by her colleagues that she is adept at making connections to 'food' through very tenuous links! 

  Member, Beta Gamma Sigma