Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Joined Connecticut College: 2009
B.Sc., University of Calcutta, 1998-2001; M.Sc., University of Calcutta, 2001-2003; Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2004-2009
Environmental and natural resource economics
Zinnia Mukherjee joined the Connecticut College faculty in 2009 as a visiting assistant professor of economics. She holds a PhD in economics from the University of Connecticut.
At Connecticut College, Zinnia has taught econometrics, introductory macro and microeconomics, intermediate microeconomics, environmental economics and a senior seminar in environmental and natural resource economics. She will teach a course in urban and regional economics in the spring of 2012. She also supervises independent research projects and serves as an academic adviser for economics majors.
Zinnia's primary research interests lie in applied microeconomics with emphasis on environmental economics and natural resource use, law and economics, public policy, market structures and international trade issues.
In addition to her responsibilities at Connecticut College, she serves as a Research Fellow at the American Institute of Economic Research, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
She is a member of the American Economic Association (AEA), the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and the Eastern Economic Association (EEA).