Economics and Decision Sciences

Alice Melkumian

Alice Melkumian
Professor of Economics

Stipes Hall 430E
(309) 298-1152

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Ph.D. Economics, West Virginia University, 2003, Essays on the Opportunity Cost of Constrained Portfolio Strategies

M.A. Economics, West Virginia University

Alice Melkumian joined the department in the fall of 2003, after receiving her PhD in economics from West Virginia University. Specializing in financial and monetary economics, her current research is focused on the opportunity cost that investors incur while using different non-optimal portfolio strategies. Dr. Melkumian has published in the Journal of Applied Economics, Eastern Economic Journal, Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, and has a forthcoming article in the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.

Upper Division and Graduate Course Responsibilities

Economics 325: Money and Banking
Economics 331: Intermediate Macroeconomics
Economics 425G: Money and Capital Markets
Economics 471G: International Monetary Economics
Economics 500: Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
Economics 525: Monetary Theory and Policy