Department of Economics, Finance and Global Business

Dr. Priya Nagaraj

Priya Nagaraj

Office:   VRB3032
Phone:   (973) 720-3985
Office Hours:   By appointment

Department: Economics, Finance and GlobalBus
Position: Assistant Professor
Area Specialization: International Trade and Industrial Organization

Priya Nagaraj’s primary research interest is in the field of international trade and industrial organization. In her research, she studies the effect of firm characteristics (like firm size, ownership, financial health, exports and import status) on its decision making, performance and growth. She is particularly interested in the relation between a firm’s financial health and its exporting decision.

Her research contributes to business managers’ understanding of the effect of government policy and global economic environment on firm performance.

Her papers Financial Constraint and Export Participation and Productivity and Firm Size –Evidence from India are under review at publications. She has presented her papers in several seminars and conferences and has received student research grants at City University of New York.

Priya completed her PhD in Economics from the City University of New York in 2012. She also holds a Master's degree in Business Economics and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Delhi University. Priya brings with her some corporate experience. She worked in sales and marketing positions in the service sector, prior to her academic career.

Priya lives in the beautiful Morris County in New Jersey with her family. She is an avid reader of historical fiction and dabbles in poetry.