Faculty & Research

Ram Shivakumar

Ram Shivakumar

Adjunct Professor of Economics and Strategy

Ram Shivakumar specializes in industrial organization and financial economics. His research has appeared in the California Management Review, Journal of International Economics, the Canadian Journal of Economics, the Journal of Sports Economics, Emerging Markets Quarterly and the Journal of Industrial Economics.

Shivakumar received a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Madras, India, a master's degree in financial mathematics from the University of Chicago, and a PhD in economics from Indiana University.

Shivakumar is an avid crossfit, yoga and golf enthusiast.


2020 - 2021 Course Schedule

Number Title Quarter
33001 Microeconomics 2021  (Summer)
42001 Competitive Strategy 2020  (Autumn)

Other Interests

Cricket, golf.


Research Activities

Industrial organization; financial economics.

"Strategic trade policy: Choosing between export subsidies and export quotas under uncertainty," Journal of International Economics (August 1993).

With Andrew C. Brod, "On R&D Cooperation and the Joint Exploitation of R&D," Canadian Journal of Economics (July 1997).

With Andrew C. Brod, "Advantageous Semi-Collusion," Journal of Industrial Economics (September 1999).

For a listing of research publications, please visit the university library listing page.