Economics and Decision Sciences

Manda Tiwari
Assistant Professor of Economics

Dr. Manda Tiwari


Stipes Hall

Personal Website:

Ph.D in Economics, University of Iowa (August 2021)

M.A in Economics, University of Iowa (May 2017)

M.S in Mathematics, Missouri State University (May 2015)

B.S in Mathematics, Missouri State University (December 2012)


Dr. Tiwari specializes in applied microeconomics, with a specific focus on development, health, and public policy. Her current research utilizes various econometric techniques to investigate policies and interventions aimed at enhancing health and labor market outcomes for women and children.

In addition to her research activities, she is actively involved in teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses. Previously, she has taught introductory courses in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, as well as upper-level courses in Economic Development. Currently, she is teaching graduate-level Mathematical Economics and undergraduate-level Business Statistics and Forecasting.

Course Responsibilities

  • ECON 581:  Mathematical Economics

  • DS 303:   Business Statistics and Forecasting.