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Mukti Upadhyay, Ph.D.

Mukti Upadhyay, Ph.D.

Office: 2811 - Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-5429
Fax: 217-581-5997
Email: mpupadhyay@eiu.edu


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Dr. Mukti Upadhyay, professor of economics, is the current coordinator of graduate study for the graduate program in economics. The graduate program offers the Master of Arts in Economics. Dr. Upadhyay received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1995. His interests lie in:

  • The areas of total productivity growth and its determinants globally.
  • Fiscal policy interaction with rural-urban migration in developing countries.
  • Regional integration in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
  • Macroeconomic and political economy aspects of development. 

 Admission to the graduate program in economics requires an application to the Graduate School as well as an additional application to the Department of Economics. Please contact Dr. Upadhyay or visit the program's website for program admission criteria.

firstchoiceprogram Graduate programs achieving the distinction of "First Choice" have applied for and been subjected to rigorous review from EIU's Council on Graduate Studies — with oversight from The Graduate School — to ensure they meet the highest standards of scholarly excellence as evidenced through sustained achievement of criteria developed and adopted by the council in 2006.

Master of Arts in Economics