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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.

Research Interests

Industrial organization; financial economics.

Academic Areas

  • Microeconomics
  • Strategy and Leadership

Selected Publications

2023 - 2024 Course Schedule

Number Course Title Quarter
33001 Microeconomics 2024 (Summer)

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