Department of Economics
AUM is the only institution in the Montgomery/River Region that offers a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Applied Economics. The Economics department offers various scholarship opportunities to help students pay for school. Our study abroad program includes travel to New York City to visit Wall Street and the stock exchanges, Germany to visit the Borse Frankfurt Stock Exchange, France to visit the France Stock Market, and London to explore the London Stock Exchange.
The Department of Economics includes seven professors with their doctorates, and one distinguished lecturer. The faculty has been involved in high-level scholarly lectures and has published in top journals, including the American Economic Review and the Southern Economic Journal. The faculty are also very involved in public policy issues and consulting.
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal arts education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.
Meet the Faculty
Agnitra Roy Choudhury
Agnitra Roy Choudhury
Assistant Professor | College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Dr. Agnitra Roy Choudhury is an Assistant Professor in the Economics department. Dr. Roy Choudhury received his PhD and MA from Binghamton University. His training is in applied microeconomics and applied econometrics. His research interests include studying the impact of regulations on health care and labor markets. Currently Dr. Roy Choudhury’s research includes analyzing Scope of Practice regulations and Certificate of Need laws. In addition to studying health care and labor market regulations, Dr. Roy Choudhury has projects ranging from entrepreneurship to the impact of legalizing of cannabis on public health. His research papers have been published in peer-reviewed journals like Vaccine, Empirical Economic Letters, Applied Economics Letters, and Journal of Risk & Financial Management. In his free time, he enjoys exercising, cooking, and spending time with his friends.