Independent Minds, Working Together
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Amyaz A. Moledina

Associate Professor of Economics; Co-Founder of Social Entrepreneurship Program

Department/Affiliation: Economics & Business Economics, International Relations
Phone: 330-263-2287
Office Address: 214 Morgan


  • B.A., Macalster College (Mathematics and Economics)
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota (Applied Economics)

Courses Taught

  • ECON 251: International Trade
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Growth Inequality and Globalization
  • Monetary Economics
  • Social Entrepreneurship Internship
  • Black Markets and the Underground Economy
  • Global Social Entrepreneurship
  • Principles of Economics
  • Alternative Financial Institutions

I.S. Projects

  • Hillary Darragh, 09 An environment for innovation: the relationship between intellectual property rights, R&D and innovation.
  • Anoop Parikh, 09 Reconstructing Reality: A conversation between a novelist and an economist about the dust-bowl migration
  • Rashmi Ekka, 08 Fulfilling the promise of microfinance: A global analysis on the role of joint-liability in achieving profitability.
  • Theodore F. Hickey, 08 Exchange rate regime choice in Latin America and the effects of government strength.
  • Irina Pavlova 06 Do I Need A Second Job? The Impact of Private Firms on Informal Sector Moonlighting in Russia After Transition.
  • Samuel Langley 06 “Just say no” to “being tough on drugs”: a historical analysis of drug abuse and a cost-effectiveness study on mandatory minimum sentences and drug courts.
  • Matthew Jones 05 Examining the impact of the East Asian crisis on household savings in Indonesia. Available at The Rand Corporation

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • "Paul Harris Fellow", 2012
  • "Mentorship Award", International Students Association, Wooster 2006.
  • "Nominee: Teacher of the Year", Bates College 2002.
  • American Economics Association
  • Eastern Economics Association
  • INFER Research


Published in Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Eastern Economics Journal, and Water International.