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Shahina Amin
Professor of Economics
Lawrence Jepson Professor of International Economics
Office: CBB 210
319-273-2637
shahina.amin@uni.edu


Education

Ph.D. (Economics) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; M.A. (Economics) University of Houston; M.S.S. (Economics) University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; B.S.S. (Economics) University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Teaching Interests

Labor Economics. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory. Principles of Microeconomics. Economics of Gender.

Research Interests

Labor and Development Economics -- issues regarding child labor in developing countries, issues regarding employment of women, and youth employment. Economics of the family.

Recent Publications

Responsibilities

Faculty advisor for Internship & Placement for the Department of Economics

Faculty advisor for international students in the CBA

Faculty advisor for the student organization International Students in Business

Professional Accomplishments

Professor Amin joined the Department of Economics in 2000 after teaching at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Nebraska at Omaha, and Grinnell College. Since joining the UNI faculty, she has produced numerous publications that deal with child labor and gender employment issues in developing countries. She investigates how policies in the United States can affect children in developing countries. Her current research studies how immigration affects youth employment in a country. 

Dr. Amin’s publications have appeared in many journals including the Southern Economic JournalWorld DevelopmentJournal of Developing AreasInternational Economic JournalJournal of Economics (MVEA), and Journal of Socio-economics. She serves on the American Economic Association Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP), a prestigious appointment in recognition of her gender research. In addition, she received the CBA Faculty Teaching Award in 2012 and the CBA Distinguished Service Award in 2016.

International Experience

She is originally from Bangladesh.  She has traveled to the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics in Moscow, Russia as well as to China and Brazil as CBA’s faculty representative.

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Photo of Shahina Amin Shahina Amin
Professor of Economics
Lawrence Jepson Professor of International Economics

Office: CBB 210
319-273-2637
shahina.amin@uni.edu
 

Education

Ph.D. (Economics) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; M.A. (Economics) University of Houston; M.S.S. (Economics) University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; B.S.S. (Economics) University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Teaching Interests

Labor Economics. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory. Principles of Microeconomics. Economics of Gender.

Research Interests

Labor and Development Economics -- issues regarding child labor in developing countries, issues regarding employment of women, and youth employment. Economics of the family.

Recent Publications

Responsibilities

Faculty advisor for Internship & Placement for the Department of Economics

Faculty advisor for international students in the CBA

Faculty advisor for the student organization International Students in Business

Professional Accomplishments

Professor Amin joined the Department of Economics in 2000 after teaching at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Nebraska at Omaha, and Grinnell College. Since joining the UNI faculty, she has produced numerous publications that deal with child labor and gender employment issues in developing countries. She investigates how policies in the United States can affect children in developing countries. Her current research studies how immigration affects youth employment in a country. 

Dr. Amin’s publications have appeared in many journals including the Southern Economic JournalWorld DevelopmentJournal of Developing AreasInternational Economic JournalJournal of Economics (MVEA), and Journal of Socio-economics. She serves on the American Economic Association Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP), a prestigious appointment in recognition of her gender research. In addition, she received the CBA Faculty Teaching Award in 2012 and the CBA Distinguished Service Award in 2016.

International Experience

She is originally from Bangladesh.  She has traveled to the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics in Moscow, Russia as well as to China and Brazil as CBA’s faculty representative.

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Shahina Amin
Professor of Economics
Lawrence Jepson Professor of International Economics

Education

Ph.D. (Economics) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; M.A. (Economics) University of Houston; M.S.S. (Economics) University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; B.S.S. (Economics) University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Teaching Interests

Labor Economics. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory. Principles of Microeconomics. Economics of Gender.

Research Interests

Labor and Development Economics -- issues regarding child labor in developing countries, issues regarding employment of women, and youth employment. Economics of the family.

Recent Publications

Responsibilities

Faculty advisor for Internship & Placement for the Department of Economics

Faculty advisor for international students in the CBA

Faculty advisor for the student organization International Students in Business

Professional Accomplishments

Professor Amin joined the Department of Economics in 2000 after teaching at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Nebraska at Omaha, and Grinnell College. Since joining the UNI faculty, she has produced numerous publications that deal with child labor and gender employment issues in developing countries. She investigates how policies in the United States can affect children in developing countries. Her current research studies how immigration affects youth employment in a country. 

Dr. Amin’s publications have appeared in many journals including the Southern Economic JournalWorld DevelopmentJournal of Developing AreasInternational Economic JournalJournal of Economics (MVEA), and Journal of Socio-economics. She serves on the American Economic Association Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP), a prestigious appointment in recognition of her gender research. In addition, she received the CBA Faculty Teaching Award in 2012 and the CBA Distinguished Service Award in 2016.

International Experience

She is originally from Bangladesh.  She has traveled to the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics in Moscow, Russia as well as to China and Brazil as CBA’s faculty representative.

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