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Deepraj Mukherjee

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mukherjee has received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with concentration in Economics from the University of Memphis. Before joining Kent State University he served as a tenure track faculty at Waldorf College, Iowa for two years. While working on his PhD he received the prestigious Barbara Tuckman Fellowship award as a doctoral student at the University of Memphis. He was also awarded national scholarship of merit by the Government of India.

The guiding principle of Dr. Mukherjee's teaching philosophy is to create a classroom environment that stimulates interest in economics, and help students in envision important factors that influence today’s economics.

His areas of specializations are International Trade and Development. His works have been published in well known peer reviewed journals like Applied Economics Letters, Management Decision, and European Business Review among others. His papers regularly get accepted at prestigious international and national conferences like International Atlantic Economic Conference, Southern Economic Association, Midwest Economic Association, and Academy of International Business. Dr. Mukherjee also contributed in the capacity of a reviewer for journals like Economic Change and Restructuring, Kyklos,and International Journal of Emerging Markets to name a few.


Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities


“Is Informal Institution a determinant of Financial Development? A Panel Analysis with Emerging Countries,” with Nabamita Dutta, Applied Economics Letters

“Leading virtual teams: How do social, cognitive, and behavioral capabilities matter?” with Debmalya Mukherjee, Somnath Lahiri, and Tejinder Billing, Management Decision

“Development of Interorganizational Trust in Virtual Organizations: An Integrative Framework,” with Debmalya Mukherjee, Robert Wenn, and Ben L. Kedia, European Business Review

Papers Under Review:

“Do Formal and Informal Institutions Jointly Matter for Financial Development? A Cross Country Panel Investigation” with Nabamita Dutta, Global Economy Journal

“Foreign Direct Investment and Export Performance in Emerging Economies Evidence from
Indian IT firms,” with David M. Kemme and Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy, Review of
Development Economics

"Cultural Traits and Stock Market Development: An Empirical Analysis" with Nabamita Dutta, International Review of Applied Economics


Research Areas
  • International Trade
  • Development
  • Macroeconometrics
  • Cross Cultural Issues
Deepraj Mukherjee
Department of Economics
6000 Frank Ave NW
Phone: 330-499-9600