Economics Department Faculty

Laura Lamontagne, PhD

Assistant Professor

Office: Crocker 108
Phone Number: 508.626.4889

Earned her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Clemson University. Her research interests include energy economics, environmental economics, applied microeconomics and empirical industrial organization. Dr. Lamontagne has authored papers on Renewable Portfolio Standards and the US Energy landscape. She has taken students abroad to Germany and Switzerland to study renewable energy.

Lori Anderson Lavigne, PhD

Assistant Professor

Office: Crocker 103
Phone Number: 508.626.4857

Received a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Lafayette College, a M.A. in economics from Binghamton University, and a PhD in economics from Binghamton University. Her areas of interest are labor economics and health economics. She has presented papers at the Eastern Economic, Southern Economic, and National Business and Economic Society.

Luis D. Rosero, PhD

Assistant Professor

Office: Crocker 102
Phone Number: 508.215.5716

Earned a B.A. in Economics from Wheaton College, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Professor Rosero's research interests include the interaction of international finance and economic development, Latin American economic integration, and the use of alternative economic policies to promote sustainable economic growth. His recent research publications have appeared in the Journal of Economic Integration, Latin American Policy, and Critical Sociology. He has presented his research at several international, national and regional conferences, including the Allied Social Science Association (ASSA), Eastern Economic Association (EEA), the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), and the International Political Science Association (IPSA). In addition to his research on international economics, Dr. Rosero co-authored numerous reports aimed at analyzing demographic and economic trends and their impact on the economic development of the City of Boston during his time with the Boston Redevelopment Authority.

Fahlino Sjuib, PhD

Professor and Department Chair

Office: Crocker 104
Phone Number: 508.626.4884

Received his Ph.D. in Economics from Kansas State University. His research interests include time series econometrics, regional economics, open macroeconomics and exchange rate policies. Professor Sjuib's recent academic publications have appeared in Journal of Business and Economics Research, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics and the Empirical Economics Letter. He is a member of American Economic Association, Eastern Economic Association and the National Association of Business Economics.