Economics and Decision Sciences

Haritima ChauhanHaritima Chauhan Headshot Photo
Assistant Professor

Stipes Hall 426
(309) 298-1152

Ph.D. Economics, Northern Illinois University, 2018, Essays on the Effects of Consumer and Investor Sentiments on Asset Markets and the Macroeconomy
M.A. Economics, Northern Illinois University
M.B.A. ICFAI Business School (Mumbai, India), 2005

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Haritima Chauhan joined Economics and Decision Sciences in Fall 2018. She completed her Phd in Economics at Northern Illinois University in Summer 2018. Her research interests are in empirical macroeconomics, financial economics and behavioral finance. She is also interested in application of big data analytics in economics and finance. Her recent research examines the effects of changes in the behavior of investors and consumers on financial markets and macroeconomy. She teaches courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and applied statistics. Prior to the doctoral work, she earned an MBA Finance and gained five years of work experience in banking and insurance industry.

Upper Division and Graduate Course Responsibilities

Economics 408G: Economic Decision Making for Managers
Decision Sciences 303: Applied Business Forecasting and Regression Analysis
Decision Sciences 321: Data Visualization
Decision Sciences 485G: Big Data for Decision Analytics **NEW Forthcoming
Decision Sciences 489G: Seminar in Contextual Business Analytics **NEW Forthcoming
Decision Sciences 490G: Statistical Programming in Python
Decision Sciences 533: Applied Business Forecasting and Planning