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Simran Kahai, Ph.D.

Simran Kahai, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics Department(s): Economics and Finance

Ph.D. Auburn University
M.S. Auburn University
B.A. Punjab University, India


Field(s) of Expertise

International Economics


Prior to moving to Ohio, she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, a position she held from August 1995 to August 1999. From Spring 2000 to Summer 2001, Dr. Kahai held a Visiting Assistant Professor position at The University of Akron. During this period, she also taught in the Executive M.B.A. program at Kent State University.


Dr. Kaha's specializations are Industrial Organization and Econometrics. Her research interests have focused on topics in Regulation of the Telecommunications and Trucking Industries, Economic Development of Developing Countries, and Foreign Direct Investment. Her research has been published in Journal of Law and Economics, Transportation Research, The Review of Industrial Organization, Antitrust Bulletin, Applied Business Research, Business and Economic Review, and Global Business and Economic Review. She has also conducted research on projects funded by Lucent Technologies, Morehouse Research Institute, and the U.S. Department of Education.