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Veeshan Rayamajhee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics


Veeshan Rayamajhee is a scholar at the Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth with the Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise and an assistant professor of economics in the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics at North Dakota State University. He teaches courses in public economics, game theory, market values, and new institutional economics. His research examines societal responses to natural hazards and other covariate shocks. His current work focuses on two areas: 1) the relationship between disasters and societal change, and 2) the interaction between formal and informal institutions. His research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Institutional EconomicsEconomics of Disasters and Climate Change, Disasters, Natural Hazards, Journal of International DevelopmentClimate and Development, Food Security, and Renewable Energy.

  • Ph.D. Economics, University of New Mexico
  • M.A. Economics, University of New Mexico
  • B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies in Mathematics and Business Management, Bryn Athyn College
  • Disasters
  • Institutions
  • Institutional change




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