Doctor of Economic Development (DED) Students


Jason Banegas

zumbabwe@nmsu.edu

Entered the DED program: Fall 2019
Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2021

Jason is a native Las Cruces who spends much of his extracurricular time outdoors exploring caves, camping, hiking, and biking. He also enjoys practicing yoga, playing guitar, and listening to live music. Jason served 9 years as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, and several years as an entrepreneur before returning home and beginning his doctorate at NMSU. His current research focuses on water economics and policy.

Degrees: Cert. Infrastructure Disaster Management, Texas A&M Engineering,
B.A. Classics, University of New Mexico,
M.A. Economics, University of Oklahoma

Research interests – Environmental, Resource, and Energy Economics, Disaster Mitigation, Preparation, and Recovery


Ejiro Osiobe

euosiobe@nmsu.edu

Entered the DED program: Fall
Anticipated graduation date: Spring 2020

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jiji%E2%80%8B-ejiro-u-osiobe-218650135

Ejiro (Jiji) U. Osiobe () is currently pursuing his Doctor of Economic Development with a concentration in Regional Development. His current research is on Human and Physical capital in Latin Americans. When Jiji isn’t working on his research or teaching, he cycles and plays tennis or soccer.

Degrees
B Sc; General Economics Madonna University
M.A. Financial and International Economics Wichita State University

Research Interests – Human and Physical Capital, NGO Theories, Gift Economy, Regional Development, and Economic Analysis 


Md Ziaur Rahman Khan

Entered the DED program: Fall 2018
Anticipated graduation date: Spring 2021

zia763@nmsu.edu

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ziaur-rahman-khan-1b88a5a2/

Zia Khan is a doctoral student in the DED program, currently working on Trade-Based Money Laundering from Developing Countries. His academic interest is in international trade and trade facilitation. He is also working as an instructor of Principles of Macroeconomics and Introduction to Economics courses.

Degrees: M.A. in Economics (Specialization: Econometrics), New Mexico State University

Masters in Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Research Interests: Trade-Based Money Laundering, International trade, and trade facilitation.


Luyen Nguyen

Entered the DED program: 2015
Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2020

lnguyen@nmsu.edu

https://www.linkedin.com/in/luyen-nguyen-9979851a/

Luyen Nguyen earned a BA in Accounting at Hanoi Finance and Accounting University (1995), worked in Finance and Accounting field before becoming a lecturer at the Banking Academy of Vietnam in 2000.  She has given lectures in Financial Market, Stock Market, Portfolio Management and conducted research independently and joined research projects with the State Bank of Vietnam.  In 2011, she earned a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) at Troy University, AL. Since 2015 she has been pursuing the Doctor of Economic Development program at New Mexico State University, during the time she got a Master’s in Economics in 2018. She has been working as a teaching assistant, research assistant, and instructor in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Her research has been accepted and presented at The Western Social Science Association, The Southern Economic Association, and The Western Economic Association International conferences.

Degrees
Ma Economics
MBA

Research interests – Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Economic Growth, and Income Inequality; Banking Finance and Economic Stability, Economic Development, Investment


Sajid Noor

Entered the DED Program: August 2016

Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

sanoor@nmsu.edu

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sajid-noor-7824b769/

Sajid Noor is a doctoral candidate in the DED program, currently working on his dissertation “Effects of Industrial Diversity on Economic Stability. A Dynamic and Spatial Analysis”. He has published five journal articles and a technical report in the field of economics and right now working on two papers which is about to submit in reputable peer reviews journals. He is also working as an instructor of Principles of Microeconomics and Introduction to Economics courses. Beside academic background he loves to play badminton and soccer.

Degrees: M.A. in Economics (Specialization: Econometrics),New Mexico State University

BBA in Finance & Accounting, New Mexico State University

Research Interests: Regional Economics, Economic Development, Industry Analysis, Industrial diversity and Economic Stability, Spatial Econometrics, and Social media and its effects.

 


Erin Sumner

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esumner@nmsu.edu

Erin Sumner is a second-year doctoral student in the Doctor of Economic Development Program and a first-year doctoral student in the Water Science Ph.D program at New Mexico State University. Her current research includes a focus on educational policies and institutions that foster economic development. Additional interests include water supply and management practices that provide access to water for developing communities.

Degrees
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis on economics
Master of Arts in Policy Economics

Research Interests – Economic development. Water Science. Educational policies in economic development. 

 


Leila Shadabi

Entered the DED program: August 2016

Anticipated graduation date: July 2019

Email: leilla3@nmsu.edu

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leila-sh-a3738559/

Leila is a recent Doctor of Economic Development (DED). She has worked as a lecturer and researcher in different universities since 2010. She likes to work on economic development topics in regional and national level. Her dissertation was about the effect of natural resources on financial corruption. Also, she research about economic freedom in developing countries. Her region specialist is United Stated and MENA region. She currently works on a project granted by state government about the effect of drought on regional economic development.

Degrees: Doctorate of Economic Development: New Mexico State University, USA

Masters of Economic Development and Planning: Azad University, Iran

Bachelor of Theoretical Economics: Allameh Tabatabaee’ University, Iran

Research interests: Economic Development Regionally and Nationally, Political economics (Corruption), Water Policy and Development, Natural Resources Economics, Economic Freedom.


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Shanelle Trail

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Bernard Baah-Kumi

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Jaime Chua

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Kyle Eagar

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Rodrick McSherry

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Alisha Murphy

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Carlos Silva

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Doctor of Economic Development Alumni

Ismaiel Naser Abdulla Abuamoud ’11
Rodolfo Acosta Perez ’11
Aedh Faisal A. Alrasheed ’18
Bernard Baah-Kumi ’19
Richard Riney Bennett ’19
Starla Elizabeth Bennett ’19
Jazmine Nicole Brantley ‘ 15
Arthur Harry Burgess III ’11
Steven M. Chavez ’13
Leonardo Delgado ’18
Linh Thi Thuy Do ’17
Sergio R. Gonzalez Santana ’15
Boris Dexter Higgins ’16
Saleh Alhussin Ali Idhirij ’19
Christine R. Logan ’17
Emma Loya Apodaca 16
Noel Andres Martinez ’19
Griselda Teresa Martínez Cereceres ’14
Hien Thi Thu Nguyen ’12
Christopher Achazie Osuoha ’18
Fred Kenneth Owensby ’14
Victor Owusu-Nantwi ’16
Francisco Javier Pallares ’15
Rafael Perez Pena ’17
Jothiratne Ganithage Sri Ranjith ’12
Francisca Reyes ’14
Manuel Lorenzo Reyes-Loya ’12
Luis Enrique Rodriguez Davey ’18
Eduardo Saucedo ’12
Leila Shadabi ’19
Marcella Frances Shelby ’15
Carlos Guilherme Silva ’17
Dale C. Spencer ’16
Ndem Tazoh Tazifor ’12
Abby Shenbaum Train ’11
Lucinda Vargas ’18
Miguel A. Vicens Feliberty ’13
John Kramer Winingham ’13
Brent David Ziarnick ’12