Aastha Gupta

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Dissertation Title: Essays in Behavioral Industrial Organization
    Dissertation Abstract

Main Advisor: Santanu Roy 

Committee Members: James Lake, Bo Chen

Fields: Industrial Organization, Behavioral Economics, Applied Microeconomic Theory

Research
  Advertising Through Influencers and Disclosure Regulation (job market paper)
  Deceptive Advertising, Regulation and Naive Consumers (resubmitted at International Journal of Industrial Organization)
  Consumer Naivety and Price Signaling

Academic experience

Primary Instructor
  Theory of Industrial Structure (Summer 2017)
  Intermediate Macroeconomics (Summer 2021)

Teaching Assistant
  Microeconomic Theory (Ph.D., Fall 2016, Fall 2019)
  Trade Policy (Masters, Spring 2016)
  Economic Development (Masters, Spring 2016)
  International Corporate Strategy (MBA, Fall 2021
  Advanced Strategic Management (MBA, Fall 2021)
  Principles of Microeconomics (Fall 2015, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2021)
  Principles of Macroeconomics (Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020)
  Price Theory (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2018)
  Money and Banking (Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2018)
  Financial Economics (Fall 2019, Spring 2020)

Research Assistant
  The Albert W. Niemi Center for American Capitalism and George W. Bush Institute (Summer 2017)
  Prof. Joe Nation, Stanford University (Nov. 2014 - July 2015)
  Prof. Rohini Somanathan, University of Delhi, India (Summer 2013, Summer 2014)

Fellowships and Awards
  Cook Family Fellowship, Southern Methodist University, 2021-2022
  Melody Rice Memorial Award, Southern Methodist University, 2021
  Dean's Dissertation Fellowship, Southern Methodist University, 2020 - 2021
  Graduate Student Program Award Recipient, Southern Economic Association Conference, 2020

References
  Professor Santanu Roy
  Associate Professor James Lake
  Associate Professor Bo Chen