As an applied economist with research interests in micro economics, finance, and econometrics, he values research that is empirical, broadly defined, with appeal to both academics and practitioners. His current research interests include pricing and consumer credit issues involving rent-to-own agreements, IPO aftermarket dynamics, and executive compensation. Dr. Jaggia has published in journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, and Journal of Applied Econometrics. Dr. Jaggia has also published two successful textbooks in Business Statistics, with adoptions in over 80 colleges and universities in the US (and several others internationally).
Dr. Jaggia has taught a wide range of courses in economics and finance both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. His experience includes teaching outside of academia in topics such as econometrics, forecasting, and finance. His courses have been extremely well received by students as well as working professionals.
Dr. Jaggia served as Senior Economist for the Beacon Hill Institute, a Boston-based think tank, for many years. His consulting experience includes providing technical advice to a start-up firm offering internet-based financial services to investors.
Dr. Jaggia joined the faculty in 2007 after seventeen years at Suffolk University, Boston. He received his PhD in Economics from Indiana University, Bloomington in 1990. He has also been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charterholder since 2003.
• Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA ®) Charter, 2003, CFA Institute
• Ph.D. in Economics, 1990, Indiana University, Bloomington
• B.A. in Economics and Mathematics, 1981, Punjab University, India
• Professor — Suffolk University, Boston
• Senior Economist — Beacon Hill Institute, Boston
• Consultant — Asset Sciences Inc., Boston
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